Jun 23, 2024  
2022 Summer Session Catalogue 
2022 Summer Session Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ERH 101-02 - Writing & Rhetoric I

Instructor: Ms. Mattie Q. Smith
Location: Scott Shipp Hall 471
Date/Time: Monday-Friday 9:45-11:45 a.m.
Credit Hours: 3

This course introduces the essential principles of rhetoric, develops cadets’ ability to analyze complex texts rhetorically, and refines their writing strategies, paying special attention to their critical reflection on their writing processes. Such essential practices as invention, arrangement, and revision will be emphasized in their writing of expository essays.  Minimum grade of C required. Cadets cannot take this course if they have already taken EN 101/WR 101. The delivery platform in this course for cadets placed in isolation/quarantine during VMI Summer Session will be Canvas, Zoom and Google Docs. Note: Textbook: J. Ramage, J. Bean, and J. Johnson, Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings 11th Ed., 2019. Lunsford, Andrea. The Everyday Writer, 6th edition. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2013. Print.(This text may be referred to as “the handbook” and/or “EDW” in the course outline and other materials). Software: needs for this class include Microsoft Word for file submissions to Canvas or another appropriate word processing software.