Contents

  1. Welcome to Open English @ SLCC

  2. I. Writing: How We Do, Be, & Make in the World

    1. 1. Donald J. Trump, Pope Francis, and the Beef That Defied Space and Time

    2. 2. So You Wanna Be an Engineer, a Welder, a Teacher? Academic Disciplines and Professional Literacies

    3. 3. Memorability: 6 Keys for Success

    4. 4. Why Fiction?

    5. 5. "You Will Never Believe What Happened!"—Stories We Tell

  3. II. Rhetoric: How We Examine Writing in the World

    1. 6. On Rhetoric

    2. 7. Language Matters: A Rhetorical Look at Writing

    3. 8. The Rhetorical Situation

    4. 9. Audience

    5. 10. Exigence

    6. 11. On Genre

    7. 12. Counterargument

    8. 13. Story as Rhetorical: We Can't Escape Story No Matter How Hard We Try

  4. III. Action: How We Engage & Initiate Change Via Writing

    1. 14. Personal Literacy and Academic Learning

    2. 15. Writing for Community Change

    3. 16. The Elizabeth Smart Case: A Study in Narrativized News

    4. 17. Service Learning Abroad: Helping the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation in South Africa

    5. 18. The Ethics and Importance of Arguments Across Moral Tribes

  5. IV. Deliberation: How We Make Strategic Writing Choices

    1. 19. Writers Make Strategic Choices

    2. 20. Making Choices in Writing

    3. 21. Punctuation, Memes, and Choice

    4. 22. Adding the Storyteller's Tools to Your Writer's Toolbox

    5. 23. Is That a True Story?

    6. 24. Consider My Rhetorical What?!! Please, Just Tell Me What You Want

    7. 25. Establishing Tone in Your Writing

  6. V. Engagement: How We Utilize Literate Practices to Write

    1. 26. Critical Reading

    2. 27. Writing Is Recursive

    3. 28. Movies Explain the World (of Writing)

    4. 29. Peer Review

    5. 30. Citations: Why, When, How?

    6. 31. "Intertextuality": A Reference Guide on Using Texts to Produce Texts

    7. 32. Reflection: We're Always Doing It

    8. 33. Revision IS Writing. That is All.

    9. 34. ‘Tis Better to Give and Receive: How to Have More Effective Peer Response Groups

  7. VI. Contingency: How We Situate Writing to Create Meaning

    1. 35. Why We Might Tell You 'It Depends': Insights on the Uncertainties of Writing

    2. 36. Effects Experienced Writers Use

    3. 37. The Narrative Effect: Story as the Forward Frame

    4. 38. The Information Effect: The Facts, the Figures, the So What?

    5. 39. The Persuasion Effect: What Does It Mean to Write Persuasively?

    6. 40. The Evaluation Effect: Making Judgments

    7. 41. GENRE in the WILD: Understanding Genre Within Rhetorical (Eco)systems

    8. 42. Whose Job Is It to Make "Good" Writing? Writer-Responsible vs. Reader-Responsible Languages

    9. 43. Dash That Oxford Comma! Prestige and Stigma in Academic Writing