NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 1,831 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Na'puti, Tiara R.; Dionne, T. Jake – Communication Teacher, 2021
Courses: Rhetorical Criticism, Cultural Rhetorics, Public Memory Studies. Objective: This activity introduces undergraduates to ideological criticism as a method of rhetorical criticism by illustrating the co-constitutive nature of ideology and rhetoric to universities occupying colonized lands, waters, and airways.
Descriptors: Rhetorical Criticism, Ideology, Undergraduate Students, College Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gent, Whitney – Communication Teacher, 2021
Courses: Rhetorical Criticism, Communication Theory, Communication Research Methods, Introduction to Communication Studies. Objectives: This is an introductory exercise that acquaints students with rhetorical criticism as a means of communication inquiry. By the end of the exercise, students will be able to: understand symbols as connected and…
Descriptors: Rhetorical Criticism, Critical Reading, Introductory Courses, Communication Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Johnson, David; Cox, Jennifer – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2020
This article examines the use of the phrase "best practices" in academic literature that discusses online learning. Results of our study indicate that, despite the ubiquity of this phrase in academic literature concerning online pedagogy, the majority of articles lack empirical support for promoting certain approaches as "best…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Misconceptions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cooper, Troy B. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Public Speaking, Rhetorical Criticism, Persuasion, Political Communication, and Media Communication. Objectives: By the end of this activity, students should be able to: explain the key components of Lloyd Bitzer's rhetorical situation; assess and navigate various conditions affecting various speaking situations; conduct audience analysis…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Rhetorical Criticism, Persuasive Discourse, Audience Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kretsinger-Harries, Anne C. – Communication Teacher, 2021
Courses: Rhetorical criticism, public address, persuasion, public memory theory, argumentation. Objectives: Through analysis of public controversies about Confederate monuments on college campuses, students will: (1) explore the concept of "public memory," how groups of people form shared interpretations of the past; (2) examine how…
Descriptors: Memory, United States History, Controversial Issues (Course Content), College Environment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Press, Meggan; Meiman, Meg – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2021
One long-held belief in archival education is that physical primary sources engage students more effectively than digitized sources do. This investigation questions that belief by analyzing whether and to what extent the format of a primary source impacts student engagement and learning, using a controlled study of students in a business ethics…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Learning, Primary Sources, Archives
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Toliver, S. R. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
Popular culture aids in the conditioning of U.S. society, assisting in the determination of who is esteemed as literate and who is disgraced with illiteracy. Unfortunately, pop culture depictions of black male literacy often reify the stereotype that black males are less literate than their peers. Although a real issue presents itself in the…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Males, African Americans, Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sellnow, Deanna D. – Journal of Communication Pedagogy, 2019
Students rarely question the relevance of most communication courses. For example, most students realize that courses focused on improving public speaking and interpersonal skills will benefit them personally and professionally after graduation. Convincing them that a rhetorical theory and criticism course is equally empowering can be a bit more…
Descriptors: Rhetorical Theory, Rhetorical Criticism, Teaching Methods, Assignments
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Weisser, Christian R. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the diverse definitions of sustainability in higher education, focusing on the rhetorical uses of the term among various institutions within the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Design/methodology/approach: The paper begins with an overview of the term…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Sustainability, Rhetorical Criticism, Models
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Elmore, Patricia G.; Coleman, Julianne M. – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2019
Political memes are argumentative visual texts commonly encountered on social media. Through the strategic combination of imagery and captions, a political meme presents information as fact about a topic, an individual, or a specific group. The power of political memes can be attributed to their viral nature and their effects on public discourse…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Politics, Visual Aids, Media Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Brown, Tessa – College Composition and Communication, 2020
In this article, the author uses storytelling to retell moments in the history of our field. Using personal anecdote alongside critical race theory and critical whiteness studies, she critiques the Writing About Writing movement by re-situating it in history: first narrating it as a contemporary of the Translingualism movement, and then comparing…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Educational History, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hanasono, Lisa K. – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: This single-class teaching activity was designed for courses on public speaking, rhetorical criticism, and critical thinking. In addition, instructors can adapt this activity for online or face-to-face courses on intercultural communication, organizational communication, listening, and political communication. Objectives: By completing…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Class Activities, Rhetorical Criticism, Jargon
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Säntti, Janne; Puustinen, Mikko; Salminen, Jari – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
Our aim in this article is to examine the relationship between theory and practice in Finnish teacher education from the 1960s to the present. We identify four different periods to represent this relationship based on our analysis of national committee and evaluation reports. Theory and practice gradually converged, culminating in a research-based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theory Practice Relationship, Teacher Education Programs, Values
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gabriel, Rachael – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
In this article, I discuss implications of the discourse and rhetoric of dyslexia advocacy and of recent state policies for the preparation of literacy professionals. I then synthesize reflections on my experiences teaching and learning about dyslexia and reading difficulties within university-based schools of education, and in trainings offered…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Literacy, Discourse Analysis, Rhetorical Criticism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cunningham, Joseph – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
The managed university functions as the prominent organizational paradigm in higher education. Returning to Max Weber's original analysis of bureaucracy, several fundamental characteristics of the managed university come to surface, including the emphasis on specialization, hierarchy, and secrecy. Among these characteristics is the importance of…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Rhetorical Criticism, Conflict, Universities
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  123