ENGL403 - Digital Rhetoric, Discourse, and Culture
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- 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
Goals and Diversity
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- Cultural Diversity
- Apply an array of digital writing and media tools, such as wikis, blogs, podcasts, content management systems, and social networking tools.
- Recognize the rhetorical dimensions of digital technologies to consider the ways real people and communities use them in socially and culturally motivated ways.
- Explain the historical and theoretical backgrounds concerning the shift from print to electronic literacies.
- 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.
- Explain the ways in which present-day reading and writing practices and writing spaces affect our notions of text, authorship, and publication.
- Analyze how emergent media over the centuries have refashioned or remediated older media.
- Analyze how new digital media are converging and are changing our culture and our definitions of self.
- Interpret social, cultural, and rhetorical issues concerning digital technology and society using appropriate theories.