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WRIT1002 - Writing and Rhetoric 2: Argumentation
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
Domestic Fee: $3,000
International Fee: $3,450
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: Writing Hub Unit
Offered session(s): 1, 11, 44
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Susan Thomas

Classes: 2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment: 3 x 500wd short writing task (30%), 1x500wd source justification task (10%), 1x1000wd critical reading task (20%), 1x1500wd discovery writing task (30%), and weekly online discussion posts (10%)

Textbooks: Lunsford, A. and Ruszkiewicz, J. Everything's An Argument. Fifth edition. Bedford-St Martin's
The ability to devise sound arguments is vital to success in both the university and the workplace. This unit focuses on advanced rhetorical reasoning and the theory, construction, and delivery of arguments. It is designed to improve writing and critical thinking abilities by teaching students to craft persuasive, ethical, and engaging arguments. The unit will focus on the production and reception of arguments across a range of genres, including digital environments. Tutorials feature collaborative writing and editing exercises and virtual exchanges with universities around the world.
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