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Arguing the Humanities: A Course for STEM Students
Richard McNabb, San Jose State University Research Foundation

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ENGL 1B: Argument and Analysis (Course or Curricular Material)
Title: ENGL 1B: Argument and Analysis
Author: Richard McNabb
Author: Faith Kirk
Author: Colton Saylor
Author: Sheree Kirby
Author: Zehlia Babaci-Wilhite
Abstract: ENGL 1B is a writing course that focuses on argumentation and analysis. Students will approach argument from an historical perspective. Through the study of literary, rhetorical, and professional texts, you will be introduced to different theories from ancient times to the twenty-first century. You will also learn how to apply this literacy to write persuasively in different rhetorical situations. You will learn to write arguments using the logical, ethical, and emotional strategies of classical Greece, the theological and socio-cultural techniques of the Middle Ages, the courtly and political strategies of the Renaissance, the psychological and gendered techniques of the Enlightenment, the negotiation and collaborative strategies of the twentieth century, and the stylistic and grammatical structures of the twenty-first century.
Year: 2020
Audience: Undergraduate