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Communication Theory in the Composition Classroom: Aligning Social Scientific and Rhetorical Approaches to Persuasion

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The production and analysis of persuasive texts are central to many composition courses. In this presentation, participants will learn how student understanding of the rhetorical situation can be augmented by the integration of social scientific theories of persuasion. Participants will receive sample activities and materials to support classroom implementation.

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Mar 11th, 11:10 AM Mar 11th, 12:00 PM

Communication Theory in the Composition Classroom: Aligning Social Scientific and Rhetorical Approaches to Persuasion

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The production and analysis of persuasive texts are central to many composition courses. In this presentation, participants will learn how student understanding of the rhetorical situation can be augmented by the integration of social scientific theories of persuasion. Participants will receive sample activities and materials to support classroom implementation.