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INTRODUCTION TO RHETORIC
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - University College, Utrecht - 'Univ. College Utrecht'
UC Course SubjectLinguistics
English
Number & Suffix: 15
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTION TO RHETORIC 
Transcript Title: INTRO TO RETHORIC 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: Contemporary media frequently comments on the use of rhetoric by politicians, police, journalists, lawyers, campaigners’ groups, advertisers, and many more besides. But what is rhetoric? In antiquity, rhetoric was considered an art that was central to learning, and as such, constituted one of three core elements that make up the “trivium” (the other two being grammar and logic). More broadly considered as the art of communication and persuasion, the study of rhetoric provides students with core theories and practical skills in writing, presenting, and argumentation. Students learn the historical and theoretical foundations of the art of rhetoric, from its inception (for example through the five canons of invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery) to its contemporary practical application in a range of discourses and contexts. Students have opportunities to practice rhetoric, presenting and debating, as well as through group-work and participation in field trips. The scope of rhetoric is considered beyond textual and verbal traditions, and ways in which rhetoric serves a number of professional, ideational, and interpersonal functions, is explored both within and outside academia. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO RHETORIC 
Partner University Department: Methodology 
Partner University Course Number: UCACCMET13