RPW 245W - Critical Literacy
3 credit(s) Writing Intensive
Teaches students to think critically about literacy itself. The course examines the implications of changing definitions of reading and writing by placing literacy in a historical context. The social as well as the cognitive effects of reading and writing are studied by locating literacy in various academic and cultural contexts. Other issues include visual and digital literacies as well as students’ own literacy practices. The course may be taken as a requirement of the Rhetoric and Professional Writing major and/or as a writing-intensive course for any student in the College of Arts and Sciences.
Prerequisite(s): WRT 110 or permission of instructor.
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