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GS257 – Topics in Reading and Rhetoric in the Liberal Arts:

This course examines what it means to read on both a theoretical and practical level. Focusing on readings concerning the transactional theory of reading, students will consider the influence of the background knowledge and beliefs they bring to texts as well as the way in which the text can prompt transformations in their thinking and believing. In the process of reading and discussing the assigned materials, the students will also develop and polish college level reading skills. This course will be taught in a seminar fashion, with small and whole group discussion, assigned readings and reading-response short papers.

Offerings

TermBlockTitleInstructorLocationStudent Limit/ AvailableUpdated
Spring 2018 Half Block Topics in Reading and Rhetoric in the Liberal Arts: Star Wars Roy Jo Sartin TBA 12/0 10/19/2017
Spring 2018 Half Block Topics in Reading and Rhetoric in the Liberal Arts: Conspiracy Theories Katrina Bell TBA 12/2 10/19/2017