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PWR 1JO: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Join the #LoveArmy: The Rhetoric of Radical Compassion

In this writing class, we will examine the power and possibility of radical compassion. We will briefly explore love's myriad forms before turning almost exclusively to love of humanity a deep social concern for all people and the willingness to act on that concern as an important foundation for justice. Our inquiry will take us through the fields of neuroscience, evolutionary biology, psychology, sociology, history, philosophy as well as cultural, feminist and religious studies. For more information about PWR 1, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Autumn 2017 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JP: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Rhetoric of Consumer Culture

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. Students explore what consumerism says about the larger culture and the segmented groups within it, analyzing popular and scholarly texts as well as current trends in pop culture, to research how the activities of consumerism shape culture. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html
Last offered: Winter 2011 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JPA: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Rhetoric of Liberal Arts Education

Is higher education primarily a pathway to a career, or is it designed for students to learn about themselves and the human experience? Is it possible for higher education to achieve both of these goals? In this course we will consider the concept of liberal arts education and address how college should prepare its students for adult life. By working with education theorists as wide-ranging as Diane Ravitch, Ken Robinson, William Deresiewicz, and Stanley Fish, we will frame the debate and set the stage for your own investigation. For course videos and full descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1
Instructors: Peterson, J. (PI)

PWR 1JS: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Beyond DNA: The Omics Revolution

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Last offered: Spring 2015 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JSA: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Rhetoric of Plants

PWR 1 courses focus on developing writing and revision strategies for rhetorical analysis and research-based arguments that draw on multiple sources. In this class we will refocus our attention on plants, using them as a lens to explore, research, and write about different aspects of our world. For example, we will study how new scientific ideas are communicated and accepted by studying the work of maize geneticist and Nobel laureate Barbara McClintock. We will explore Lysenkoism, the politicization of agricultural science in the Soviet Union, drawing parallels to modern day climate change science, and we will dive into the research on urban tree coverage to see how plants can be a marker for social inequality For course videos and full descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office..
Terms: Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1JU: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Our House: Rhetoric of Community

PWR 1 courses focus on developing writing and revision strategies for rhetorical analysis and research-based arguments that draw on multiple sources. This course focuses on the concept of community. What is community? Who belongs? Why? How do the communities we belong to inform our thinking, guide our behavior, and define our identities? A full course description can be found here: pwrcourses.stanford.edu/pwr1/pwr1ju For the PWR course catalog with descriptions and videos please visit https://pwrcourses.stanford.edu/. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1
Instructors: Schulte, J. (PI)

PWR 1KA: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Rhetoric of Innovation: Transformations and Missed Opportunities

PWR 1 courses focus on developing writing and revision strategies for rhetorical analysis and research-based arguments that draw on multiple sources. This class takes as its theme invention, transformations and missed opportunities through the lens of social, financial, and political pressures. Who has the capability to bring a new idea to the public? Who has been silenced? A full course description and video can be found here: pwrcourses.stanford.edu/pwr1/pwr1ka For the PWR course catalog please visit https://pwrcourses.stanford.edu/. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1

PWR 1KD: Writing & Rhetoric 1: The Feature Article: Writing and Change

PWR 1 courses focus on developing writing and revision strategies for rhetorical analysis and research-based arguments that draw on multiple sources. This class takes as its theme how various feature article writers argue the issues of soaring energy and food prices, serious market volatility, climate change, an ongoing war in the Middle East, and how terms like ¿crisis¿ or ¿change¿ impact the discussion. For course videos and full descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1
Instructors: DiPirro, K. (PI)

PWR 1KH: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Rhetorics of Race, Inequality, Language, and Education

PWR 1 courses focus on developing writing and revision strategies for rhetorical analysis and research-based arguments that draw on multiple sources. this course takes as its theme race, inequality, language and education. Full course description here: https://pwrcourses.stanford.edu/pwr1/pwr1kh For all PWR 1 course videos and full descriptions, see https://pwrcourses.stanford.edu/pwr-1. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 1
Instructors: Martin, K. (PI)

PWR 1KMC: Writing & Rhetoric 1: Staying Cool on a Hot Planet: Environmental Rhetoric for a Changing World

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. See https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-1.
Last offered: Autumn 2015 | UG Reqs: Writing 1
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