SWC 200 - New Media Writing
Section: 007 Argumentation: Using Web Sites to Make Your Case
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Sweetland Writing Center (SWC)
Department: LSA Sweetland Writing Center
Credits:
1
Other:
Minicourse
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Class Misc Info:
Meets 03/08/10-04/20/10 D/A Deadline 03/22/10.
Repeatability:
May be elected three times for credit. May be elected more than once in the same term.
Primary Instructor:

Whether you are a Science student showcasing your research, an Econ student looking to engagingly present data, a Psych or Sociology major hoping to create winning case studies, or a Communications or Poli Sci concentrator wanting to clearly document public policy issues, web sites are an excellent, flexible medium in which one can fashion effective and complex arguments. In this mini-course, each student will create a web site that pursues an argument related to an issue in their discipline. To this end, we will learn about web research databases, as well as web authoring via Dreamweaver, while examining model web sites to discuss the different ways that this medium shapes argumentative strategy. We will also examine how to integrate basic audio, video, and/or PowerPoint into your web site projects. This course, which presupposes only the basic skills of anyone who uses the computers in the Fishbowl, is for all who wish to expand their writing ability in this new media form, and the assignments are geared to accommodate a wide range of interests and objectives.

SWC 200 - New Media Writing
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001 (SEM)
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43417
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TuTh 5:30PM - 7:00PM
002 (SEM)
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43421
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
003 (SEM)
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43423
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W 9:00AM - 11:00AM
004 (SEM)
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43425
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W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
005 (SEM)
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43427
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MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
006 (SEM)
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43429
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TuTh 9:00AM - 10:00AM
007 (SEM)
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43431
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W 9:00AM - 11:00AM
008 (SEM)
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43433
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W 3:00PM - 5:00PM
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