We are very proud of Pamela Willard’s and Janice Yargo-Gatchell’s accomplishments in the Rhetoric, Writing, and Digital Media Studies program, and their accomplishments as teachers. Just recently, Janice and Pam […]
Writing skills of students at NAU range from competent writers to writers who have not yet been introduced to academic discourse conventions. Laura Gray-Rosendale, professor in RWDMS and Director of […]
When we are first introduced to rhetoric, many are surprised that this term means more than political misuse of language. “It’s just rhetoric,”
Visual rhetoric—how visuals communicate meaning—is often equal to or even more important than the actual words on the page.
When I first asked students to generate a word cloud for academic purposes, many seemed perplexed:
In Fall 2015, I explored community building as means of increasing student engagement and performance
Mission: Making Interdisciplinary Writing Fun In Fall 2015, I taught four sections of an interdisciplinary junior level writing intensive course, ENG 305w: Writing in Disciplinary Communities.