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From Discussion to Writing

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Short introduction to the act of writing as participation in public discourse.

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From Discussion to Writing

  1. 1. From Discussion to Writing RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  2. 2. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  3. 3. A key to success in this course is recognizing that discussion and writing are not separate activities but interrelated processes. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  4. 4. A key to success in this course is recognizing that discussion and writing are not separate activities but interrelated processes. • In discussion, we hear other opinions and formulate our own RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  5. 5. A key to success in this course is recognizing that discussion and writing are not separate activities but interrelated processes. • In discussion, we hear other opinions and formulate our own • in writing, we express our opinions in the context of other opinions. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  6. 6. Popular Image of Writers Is Wrong RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  7. 7. Writing Is a Public Activity RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  8. 8. Writing Is a Public Activity RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  9. 9. Writing Is a Public Activity • Writing is work that is frequently done in public – offices, newsrooms, public transportation RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  10. 10. Writing Is a Public Activity • Writing is work that is frequently done in public – offices, newsrooms, public transportation • It is a response to public events. Taking into account the opinions of others makes writing more persuasive and effective – not less. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  11. 11. Writing Is a Public Activity • Writing is work that is frequently done in public – offices, newsrooms, public transportation • It is a response to public events. Taking into account the opinions of others makes writing more persuasive and effective – not less. • All published writing is reviewed, edited, and re-edited by different people. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  12. 12. Your Classmates Become Your Public RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  13. 13. Your Classmates Become Your Public • Class discussion supplies you with ideas and opportunities to think about those ideas and to hear others’ thoughts about those ideas. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  14. 14. Your Classmates Become Your Public • Class discussion supplies you with ideas and opportunities to think about those ideas and to hear others’ thoughts about those ideas. • Your classmates are your audience for your papers, which become responses to the opinions, attitudes, experiences, issues, ideas and proposals discussed . RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  15. 15. Our Class Discussion Rules RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  16. 16. Our Class Discussion Rules 1. Come prepared. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  17. 17. Our Class Discussion Rules 1. Come prepared. 2. Take an active speaking role! RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  18. 18. Our Class Discussion Rules 1. Come prepared. 2. Take an active speaking role! 3. Listen carefully – and take notes. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  19. 19. Our Class Discussion Rules 1. Come prepared. 2. Take an active speaking role! 3. Listen carefully – and take notes. 4. Examine all sides of a issue (use stock issues & elements). RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  20. 20. Our Class Discussion Rules 1. Come prepared. 2. Take an active speaking role! 3. Listen carefully – and take notes. 4. Examine all sides of a issue (use stock issues & elements). 5. Suspend judgment. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  21. 21. Our Class Discussion Rules 1. Come prepared. 2. Take an active speaking role! 3. Listen carefully – and take notes. 4. Examine all sides of a issue (use stock issues & elements). 5. Suspend judgment. 6. No abusive or insulting language. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  22. 22. Keep your eyes on the prize RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor
  23. 23. Keep your eyes on the prize Moving from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty. RHETORIC I Bruce Clary Fall 2009 Instructor

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