WRITING 302 - Global Communication: Rhetorical Approaches to Multilingual Conversation
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Sweetland Center for Writing (WRITING)
Department: LSA Sweetland Writing Center
With permission of department.
May not be repeated for credit.
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This course prepares students to lead conversation groups with multilingual undergraduates. Among the topics to be considered are seeking clarification, planning for a conversation, taking a position, celebrating successes and overcoming nervousness, approaching different communicative contexts, engaging in casual conversation, and using social media. Students in this course lead weekly conversation groups beginning in the second week of the semester. Students also observe one other conversation group and develop a creative outreach project that builds upon bi-weekly blog posts.

Course Requirements:

Facilitation of eleven weekly conversation circle sessions. One observational visit to a colleague's conversation circle. Regular attendance and active participation in weekly class sessions. Six bi-weekly blog posts reflecting on your experiences as a conversation circle facilitator and on the topics covered in class. “Cultural richness” creative capstone project.

Intended Audience:

Sweetland Peer Writing Consultants, students interested in international relations, tutoring, and cross-cultural communication.

Class Format:

This course meets for 1 hour per week, with outside conversation group meetings scheduled outside of class.

WRITING 302 - Global Communication: Rhetorical Approaches to Multilingual Conversation
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001 (SEM)
W 3:00PM - 4:00PM
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Best place to get this book is at Vault of Midnight (219 S. Main St.)
ISBN: 0734415869
The arrival, Author: Tan, Shaun,
Other Textbook Editions OK.
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