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200 Spring 2016

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Assignment Sequence, Sample Prompts & Sample Syllabus

 

Major Texts Used in Assignments 

 

Draft Course Reader for RWS200

 

Short texts and teaching materials to use in the first two weeks of class

Unit 1: Analyzing & Evaluating Kevin Carey's "Why Do You Think They're Called For-Profit Colleges?"  

 

Pre-reading

  • There is a collection of marketing documents (from the senate inquiry into for profits) and links to advertisements by for-profit
    companies like UPhoenix in this folder. You could ask students to examine some of these as part of their analysis of the context for Carey's text, along with evaluation of it.
  • Have students look up Carey, Clifford and some of the companies referred to - for example, Carey mentions Corinthian College.
    This company has been in the news recently 

 

 

Situating the Text

 

 

College Inc - introducing the arguments and issues 

 

Teaching Materials for Carey

 

 

Unit 2: The Rhetoric of Demagoguery (Lens Assignment)

 

 

Unit 3: Argument, Citizenship & Civility in a Digital Age 

 

Resources for Unit 3 & 4

 

 

 

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