ENGL403 - Digital Rhetoric, Discourse, and Culture

General

Prefix
ENGL
Course Number
403
Course ID
00016781
Course Level
Undergraduate
Instruction Mode
Lecture
Department(s)
English
Description
Impact of technology in humanities and English studies: history, theory, and practice of electronically mediated communication; print and electronic literacies; modes of discourse and theories of language, community, and self.
Cross Listed Courses

Prerequisites

No Requisites

Credits

Min
3
Max
3
Repeatable
No

Goals and Diversity

MN Goal Course
No
MN Goal Designation(s)
-
Cultural Diversity
No

Learning Outcomes

Outcome
Apply an array of digital writing and media tools, such as wikis, blogs, podcasts, content management systems, and social networking tools.
Outcome
Recognize the rhetorical dimensions of digital technologies to consider the ways real people and communities use them in socially and culturally motivated ways.
Outcome
Explain the historical and theoretical backgrounds concerning the shift from print to electronic literacies.
Outcome
Evaluate the specific nature of their own print and digital literacies and how those literacies help to construct their identity and connect them with various communities.
Outcome
Explain the ways in which present-day reading and writing practices and writing spaces affect our notions of text, authorship, and publication.
Outcome
Analyze how emergent media over the centuries have refashioned or remediated older media.
Outcome
Analyze how new digital media are converging and are changing our culture and our definitions of self.
Outcome
Interpret social, cultural, and rhetorical issues concerning digital technology and society using appropriate theories.

Dependencies

No dependencies