TODAY1.   Icebreaker: introducing ourselves.2.   Overview of the syllabus3.   So what are we going to be doing?4.   Did so...
IcebreakerTo start today, I want you to complete what islikely to be a familiar sort of icebreaker activity.You will pair ...
Find out…1) The person’s name (obviously)2) What he/she goes by (if it’s different)3) His/her major and progress in the pr...
Now, then……let’s talk more specifically about what we will bedoing as a class.At this point, please either focus on the sc...
And now, TumblrI will show you how to start a Tumblr blog, so followalong if you’re not familiar with the site.Please go t...
Your first Tumblr PostWe’re going to talk just a bit, then in pairs, I wantyou to work on a definition of rhetoric.Accordi...
For Next TimeFor Thursday:Read: The Wikipedia entry on Rhetoric (yay!Wikipedia!), Chapter one of Everything’s anArgument (...
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Digital Writing and Rhetoric, January 15, 2013

  1. 1. TODAY1. Icebreaker: introducing ourselves.2. Overview of the syllabus3. So what are we going to be doing?4. Did someone say Tumblr?5. Rhetoric: defined.6. Homework
  2. 2. IcebreakerTo start today, I want you to complete what islikely to be a familiar sort of icebreaker activity.You will pair up with someone you don’t alreadyknow, and over the course of a few minutes youwill interview that person.The info you need to get is on the next slide.
  3. 3. Find out…1) The person’s name (obviously)2) What he/she goes by (if it’s different)3) His/her major and progress in the program.4) Why he/she decided to take Digital Writing and Rhetoric5) One piece of information that will help all of us to remember him/her.
  4. 4. Now, then……let’s talk more specifically about what we will bedoing as a class.At this point, please either focus on the screen oropen the website athttp://www.phillalexander.com/224That course website, btw, will serve as our activityhub and your syllabus.
  5. 5. And now, TumblrI will show you how to start a Tumblr blog, so followalong if you’re not familiar with the site.Please go to http://www.tumblr.comOnce you create your site, please email the URL tome at alexanp3@miamioh.edu
  6. 6. Your first Tumblr PostWe’re going to talk just a bit, then in pairs, I wantyou to work on a definition of rhetoric.According to Aristotle, rhetoric is “"the faculty ofdiscovering in any particular case all of the availablemeans of persuasion.”More definitions here.
  7. 7. For Next TimeFor Thursday:Read: The Wikipedia entry on Rhetoric (yay!Wikipedia!), Chapter one of Everything’s anArgument (on Niihka), Booth “How Many Rhetorics”(on Niihka as well) and Selzer, “Rhetorical Analysis”(this, too, is on Niihka)Begin: “About Me” Tumblr post.
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