Rhetoric of textual culture

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1. Organization

1.1. Lectures

1.1.1. In class

1.1.2. Online learning space

1.2. Portfolio

1.2.1. Liteacy narrative

1.2.2. Reading journals

1.3. "Omnibus" Research project

1.4. Pecha Kucha presentations

1.5. Written exam

2. Course Objectives

2.1. Conducting independent research

2.2. Presenting personal skills, presenting ideas

2.3. Developing critical approach to popular culture

3. Course Topics

3.1. Bioblurb, presenting oneself

3.2. Writing about popular culture

3.2.1. semiotic analysis

3.2.2. gender

3.2.3. class

3.3. Reading images

3.3.1. purposes

3.3.2. audiences

3.4. Project topics

3.4.1. Consuming passions

3.4.1.1. Per Astra ad Astra (All the stars wear All Stars) (Milan Pupezin)

3.4.1.2. Killing Two Birds with One Ball (Sreten Pantić)

3.4.1.3. Evolution of Jeans (Zita Vajda)

3.4.1.4. Who We Wear Is What We Are? (Dunja Šarić)

3.4.2. Advertising

3.4.3. Television

3.5. Pecha kucha

3.5.1. Per Astra

3.5.2. Hats

3.5.3. Who we wear

3.6. Presentation zen

4. Books and materials

4.1. Reading journals, Cohen, S. 50 Essays, A Portable Anthology Boston, New York: Bedford, 2011

4.2. Maasik, S. Signs of Life in the USA, Boston, New York: Bedford, 2012

4.3. The Norton Field Guide to Writing with Handbook Second Edition with 2009 MLA Updates / Paperback

5. Grading

5.1. Portfolio 15 pts.

5.1.1. (three journals+ three full comments, peer reviews) 9 pts.

5.1.2. Literacy narrative 6 pts.

5.2. Research 35 pts.

5.2.1. Research paper

5.2.2. Rhetorical analysis

5.3. Team project 15 pts.

5.3.1. Pecha kucha presentation

5.4. Exam 25 pts.

5.4.1. Written exam, fromal essay

5.5. Participation 10 pts.

6. Applicable language skills, developing a strategy

6.1. Text linguistics

6.2. Text typology

6.3. Rhetoric

6.4. Visual literacy

6.5. Content production

7. Description

7.1. Critical thinking, critical reading

7.2. Research in humanities

7.3. Transferable productive skills

7.4. General language competence+specific skills