Students create an instruction guide to practice visual and/or oral communication.
Visual Rhetorical Analysis - In teams, have students analyze rhetorical strategies and design choices in posters.
This activity works well between Assignments 4 and 5 in English 150. Use it to help students bridge the divide between writing about a place and designing text and images about that place.
This presentation and activity will introduce students to the genre of Instructions.
This presentation and activity will introduce students to the Technical Description genre.
Students will learn to identify logical fallacies in order to avoid using them in their own writing.
Students learn basic design and delivery with PowerPoint
This activity is used to help student prepare to perform a visual analysis by comparing two movie trailers from two different decades.
This activity is used to teach ethos, pathos, and logos by asking students to create an infomercial. The activity takes about 50 minutes to run.
This exercise asks students in English 150 to analyze posters and brochures as a genre so they may later develop a heuristic for how they can incorporate visuals strategically in preparation for Assignment #5.
This activity is useful during the first week of the Campus Architecture/Campus Art Analysis assignment. This activity introduces students to a guided rhetorical analysis of artwork.
This activity is used to simultaneously help students become literate with image editing software and think about practical applications of the visual design principles.