WRIT326 Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public AffairsUpdated: 19 March 2018
|Offering||Not offered in 2019|
|Supervised Exam||There is no supervised examination.|
|Pre-requisites||12cp or candidature in a postgraduate award|
|Restrictions||ENCO226 or ENCO326 or ENCO426 or ENCO526 or WRIT526|
offered in even-numbered years
- Persuading the Public: Rhetoric in Public Affairs
|Coordinator(s)||Rosemary Williamson (email@example.com)|
Rhetoric is central to many and varied forms of human communication and influences the ways in which people think and act. This unit examines persuasive public communication from a rhetorical perspective. It focuses on political discourse (for example, speeches), public affairs and corporate communications. In projects, students are able to collect and analyse rhetorical materials from such sources as politicians, social commentators, religious leaders, corporations, unions, and interest groups. Students also have an option to gain some experience in speechwriting.
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|Disclaimer||Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.|
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|Learning Outcomes (LO)||
Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to: