Professor Rodgers' Open Access Rhetoric

Professor Rodgers' Framework for Understanding Some Elements of Writing

Rhetorical:  Writer, Audience, Purpose
 
Processual: Brainstorming, Drafting, Revision

Structural: Introduction, Body, Conclusion

Literal: Words, Sentences, Paragraphs  

About Rhetorics


What Is Writing?

Professor Rodgers' Brief Introduction to Writing as an Act of Communication

Professor Bazerman's Introduction to Writing as an Act of Communication

An Introduction to Rhetoric

Purdue OWL: Rhetorical Situations

Norton Introduction to Rhetorical Situations

Assessing and Writing In Response to Rhetorical Contexts

A Rhetorical View of Writing (MSU/WIDE Research Center Collective)


Understanding Genre

Introduction to Genre

Understanding Genre: Reading 1/Chapter 2: Charles Bazerman's Rhetoric of Literate Action

Understanding Genre: Reading 2/Chapter 9: Charles Bazerman's Rhetoric of Literate Action

An Introduction to Reading as a Process

An Introduction to Active Reading

Active Reading: The Basics

Active Reading: Some Strategies

Professor Powell's Introduction to Reading Rhetorically

Responding to Reading and Keeping a Reading Journal

Some Questions for Reading Rhetorically (Professor Rodgers)

Describe, Analyze, Interpret: Professor Rodgers' Guidelines for Analyzing Texts 

"How To Read a Book" by Paul N. Edwards


An Introduction to Writing as a Process

Overview

Brainstorming

Drafting (Overview)

Drafting (How To: 15 Steps)

Revision

"A Writing Process" by Vinetta Bell

Developing a Writing Schedule


Understanding College Writing

Professor Rodgers' Twelve Elements of College Writing  [overview]  [class discussion]

Professor Yagelski's Ten Core Concepts of Writing          [overview]


How To Links















An Introduction to "The" College Essay 

http://english.ttu.edu/Kairos/3.1/news/paradigm/thesfrms.htm

http://writing.colostate.edu/textbooks/informedwriter/chapter5.pdf

http://teaching.shu.ac.uk/ds/english/essayguide/central/mainframe.htm


An Introduction to "The" Research Process

Some Essays by Genre

Personal Essay: "Superman and Me" by Sherman Alexie

Personal Essay: "Salvation" by Langston Hughes

Personal Essay: "Letter From a Region of My Mind" by James Baldwin (1962)

Personal Essay: "Lost and Found" by Colson Whitehead

Personal Essay"Paradise Sold" by David Sedaris

Personal Essay: "The Crystal Land" by Robert Smithson

Personal Essay: "Mother Tongue" by Amy Tan





Textual Analysis

Researched Essay: "Own Your Own Words" by Stephen Johnson

Researched Essay:  "You Are What You Grow" by Michael Pollan



Publications of Student Writing
Young Scholars in Writing: 
http://cas.umkc.edu/english/publications/youngscholarsinwriting/index3.html

City Tech Writer:
www.citytech.cuny.edu/files/academics/ctw5.pdf