ePortfolio as a Tool for Reflecting on Rhetoric across Disciplines
Liberal Arts Cluster, LaGuardia Community College
Is it possible to deepen students’ understanding of the
formal power of rhetoric by making it the theme of an
interdisciplinary learning community? To investi gate, The
Persuasive Note, a liberal arts cluster with a shared rhetorical
approach, was launched at LaGuardia in 2009. Student
refl ecti ons on rhetoric vis-a-vis their coursework, educati on
and lives were elicited and collected on the students’ ePortfolios.
Results, methodology and musings will be shared.
• Gary Richmond, Lecturer