All these silver beads connected by green rope; whose portfolio uses rope? Srsly.

Your Portfolio: A How-To

The writing components of this course are graded as a portfolio, starting with your cover letter. This portfolio, like all your work this semester, will be entirely digital. Digital portfolios are easier to make than you think, once you wrap your brain around what they actually are. For the Want of a Staple When people…

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a bold yellow line dares us to change its mind

Audience Analysis & PSA Plan

We’re out to change the world. For this assignment, our aim shifts from classmates, instructors, blogs, or approvals and turns toward the world around us. We look outside of class not for examples, but for an audience. For this assignment, start thinking of how you can influence society. In class on Tuesday, I suggested that…

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Here's lookin' at you, kid. Or is this a googley-eyes thing?

Two Sides, Same Coin?

In this assignment, you’re going to use rhetoric for the powers of good. You’ll act as a go-between, mediating two sides on a complex issue. That complexity means things have to get explained to different groups, and as your work in class on Tuesday demonstrated, that’s not always easy to do. Source Material: Find Two…

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