Faculty of Arts


ENGLISH 350

From Rhetorics to Writing


Description

Explores writing through discussion of theories of language use, especially issues raised by theorists of rhetoric and composition: cognitive process theory, discourse analysis, language as a social semiotic, literary studies, race and gender, writing for new technologies. The course centres on writing theory but there is a practical dimension: students investigate their present writing practices and consider possible future challenges.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Mark Amsler

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

ENGLISH 350: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage II in English, or Departmental approval

Restrictions

ENGLISH 758


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