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PWR 2MS: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Seriously Funny: The Rhetoric of Humor

Prerequisite: PWR 1. As a rhetorical technique, humor holds unique persuasive power on a variety of political and cultural stages, evident in popular parody, satire, roasts, alternative news sources, public relations campaigns, and advertisements. Given this importance, we might ask, "what makes humor persuasive?" In this course, we will study humor through a variety of critical lenses, including those that examine humor as a unique appeal to pathos and those that argue it is entirely reliant upon logic. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

PWR 2PBA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Calling All Astronauts: Researching, Writing, and Talking about Tomorrow

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Bator, P. (PI)

PWR 2RL: Writing & Rhetoric 2: The Rhetoric of the Natural and Beyond

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Lee, R. (PI)

PWR 2SC: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Are We There Yet?: The Rhetoric of Mobility

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Schwartz, S. (PI)

PWR 2WG: Writing & Rhetoric 2: All That Jazz: The Rhetoric of American Musical Theater

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Building on a series of written assignments and oral presentations that culminate in a major research project, we'll explore the conventions and strategies that define the genre of American musical theater, analyzing how contemporary musicals mirror, revise, and even subvert these traditional rules. Watching musicals on film, reading reviews by theater critics, and attending a local production, we'll examine a range of cultural arguments made by American musicals. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Goldberg, W. (PI)

PWR 2WS: PWR 2 Studio

The PWR 2 Studio is designed for multilingual and/or international student writers and is taken concurrently with PWR 2. The Studio provides students an opportunity to work with other multilingual students and an instructor with a background in second language writing and speaking to develop writing habits and oral presentation strategies to support their work in PWR 1 and other communication contexts. Please see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2/pwr-writing-studio for more information. Prerequisite: Application. Co-requisite: PWR 2.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1 | Grading: Credit/No Credit

PWR 5: Independent Writing

Individual writing project under the guidance of a PWR instructor. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: first two levels of the writing requirement or equivalent transfer credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-5 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit

PWR 6: Writing Workshop

Writing workshop for collaborative, group, and individual projects guided by a specific theme or genre.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

PWR 6LSP: PWR 6 Leland Scholars Program: Academic Writing and Argument

What does it mean to write effectively in today's culture? How do we best persuade others in the different contexts situations that we encounter each day? How can we argue effectively about ideas that matter to us, whether in the classroom, with friends, or in broader social contexts? These questions form the basis for this course, which focuses on providing an introduction to rhetorical thinking, college-level research, academic writing, and crafting well-reasoned arguments.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 1 | Grading: Satisfactory/No Credit

PWR 91NSC: Intermediate Writing: Introduction to Science Communication

With the growing impact of science and technology on our society, the emphasis on communicating that science well has never been greater. But what is effective science communication? Is it ever ok to use jargon? Is it ok to say "I" in my research report? How do I communicate complex topics in simple, but accurate, ways? In this course, we will explore the variety of formats that science communication can take--from technical research papers on particle physics to children's books about genetics. We will explore how different audiences shape the way science is communicated, and we will develop a set of best practices for effective science communication. Students will then apply these strategies in their own science communication projects. Prerequisite: first two levels of the writing requirement or equivalent transfer credit. For more information, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/explore/nsc. Required of students admitted into the Notation for Science Communication after January 2015.
Terms: Aut, Win | Units: 4 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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