Course Description

Pblc Rhetoric Prct Comm Online, CAT 125R

Online Uppr Div multi-campus writing course in public rhetoric and communication. Students think critically about how technologies change how we communicate in a range of genres, media and audiences. Faculty from UC's teach practical skills and strategies for writing and communicating in diverse digital environments via recorded videos. Assignments include personal statement, oral presentation with timed slides, online video essay, and undergraduate research portfolio demonstrating expertise.

Key Information

Credit: 4 quarter units / 2.67 semester units credit
UC San Diego, CAT

Course Credit:

Upon successful completion, all online courses offered through cross-enrollment provide UC unit credit. Some courses are approved for GE, major preparation and/or, major credit or can be used as a substitute for a course at your campus.

If "unit credit" is listed by your campus, consult your department, academic adviser or Student Affairs division to inquire about the petition process for more than unit credit for the course.

UC Berkeley:
Unit Credit

UC Davis:
Unit Credit
Contact your adviser regarding petition for more than unit credit

UC Irvine:
Course Equivalence: Equivalent to: WR 139: Advanced Composition

UC Los Angeles:
General Education: Writing II
Major Requirement: ENGLISH Major=UD Elective

UC Merced:
Units toward degree (see your adviser)

UC Riverside:
General Education: Elective units

UC San Diego:
General Education: Sixth College upper division writing req.

UC San Francisco:
Unit Credit

UC Santa Barbara:
General Education: Possible upper division writing req. after petition 
Course Equivalence: Likely equivalent to: WRIT105DR after petition

UC Santa Cruz:
General Education: TA

Course Fees

None

More About The Course

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbbCsk7MUIGdBv-jlHTn2UYRLJK4rrH0m

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Course Creators

Elizabeth Losh
Elizabeth Losh is the author of Virtualpolitik : An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press, 2009) and The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University (MIT Press, 2014). She is the co-author of the comic book textbook Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2013) with Jonathan Alexander. She is currently working on a new monograph, tentatively entitled Obama Online: Technology, Masculinity, and Democracy . She writes about the digital humanities, distance learning, media literacy, and the rhetoric surrounding regulatory attempts to limit everyday digital practices. She has written a number of frequently cited essays about communities that produce, consume, and circulate online video, videogames, digital photographs, text postings, and programming code. The diverse range of subject matter analyzed in her scholarship has included coming out videos on YouTube, videogame fan films created by immigrants, combat footage from soldiers in Iraq shot on mobile devices, video evidence created for social media sites by protesters on the Mavi Marmara , remix videos from the Arab Spring, and the use of Twitter and Facebook by Indian activists working for women's rights after the Delhi rape case. Much of this body of work concerns the legitimation of political institutions through visual evidence, representations of war and violence in global news, and discourses about human rights. This work has appeared in edited collections from MIT Press, Routledge, University of Chicago, Minnesota, Oxford, Continuum, and many other presses. She is Director of the Culture, Art, and Technology program at Sixth College at U.C. San Diego, where she teaches courses on digital rhetoric and new media. She is also a blogger for Digital Media and Learning Central, and a Steering Committee member of HASTAC and FemTechNet . Elizabeth Losh is the author of Virtualpolitik : An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press, 2009) and The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University (MIT Press, 2014). She is the co-author of the comic book textbook Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing (Bedford/St. Martin's, ...

Elizabeth Losh is the author of Virtualpolitik : An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press, 2009) and The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University (MIT Press, 2014). She is the co-author of the comic book textbook Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing (Bedford/St. Martin's, 2013) with Jonathan Alexander. She is currently working on a new monograph, tentatively entitled Obama Online: Technology, Masculinity, and Democracy . She writes about the digital humanities, distance learning, media literacy, and the rhetoric surrounding regulatory attempts to limit everyday digital practices. She has written a number of frequently cited essays about communities that produce, consume, and circulate online video, videogames, digital photographs, text postings, and programming code. The diverse range of subject matter analyzed in her scholarship has included coming out videos on YouTube, videogame fan films created by immigrants, combat footage from soldiers in Iraq shot on mobile devices, video evidence created for social media sites by protesters on the Mavi Marmara , remix videos from the Arab Spring, and the use of Twitter and Facebook by Indian activists working for women's rights after the Delhi rape case. Much of this body of work concerns the legitimation of political institutions through visual evidence, representations of war and violence in global news, and discourses about human rights. This work has appeared in edited collections from MIT Press, Routledge, University of Chicago, Minnesota, Oxford, Continuum, and many other presses. She is Director of the Culture, Art, and Technology program at Sixth College at U.C. San Diego, where she teaches courses on digital rhetoric and new media. She is also a blogger for Digital Media and Learning Central, and a Steering Committee member of HASTAC and FemTechNet .

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