Department of English Department of English College of Arts and Sciences
Spring 2011 Course Descriptions
This course will assist the student in becoming a closer, better reader, one who can evaluate the merits of the written word, find its argument and determine whether or not it is presented fairly and accurately. By studying various methods of writing persuasively, students will create original documents that will be designed to persuade audiences on issues as well as offer students formats that will work in their chosen field of study. Throughout this course we will be looking at how a writer says something, shares his/her opinions, and presents his/her thoughts. This class will look at writing for business, editorial writing,   methods of developing a written argument, and using or misusing statistics in argumentation. Debating topics will also be a part of this class.

 

Thursday
5:00 - 9:45 pm
Millington Campus
First Term

Eileen Hinders
ehinders@memphis.edu

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