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PWR 2KEC: Writing & Rhetoric 2: It's About Time: Seizing Opportunity in Rhetoric, Writing, and Performance

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. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Terms: not given this year, last offered Winter 2013 | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

PWR 2KM: Writing & Rhetoric 2: A Planet on the Edge: The Rhetoric of Sustainable Energy

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Sea-level rise, the halting of major ocean circulatory currents, outbreaks of superstorms leading to floods and droughts - can an energy revolution still save a planet on the edge? This class explores the intricacies of sustainable energy, focusing on the myths, slogans, and rhetorical narratives that surround these debates. For example, is environmentalism inherently at odds with economic prosperity? Does living an environmentally conscious lifestyle require personal sacrifice and suffering? How does rhetorical framing affect the research, implementation, and public perception of new technologies in the field of sustainable energy? 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: Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Moekle, K. (PI)

PWR 2KMA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Natural Enemies: The Rhetoric of Invasion Biology

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. Study of the use of metaphors and argument in the context of invasion biology and species conservation, especially the effects those metaphors and claims have on practice and policy outcomes. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

PWR 2KS: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Happy Now? The Anatomy of Happiness

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. How the emerging field of happiness studies involves psychologists, economists and policy-makers in defining what happiness is and determining how society might create the conditions in which it can flourish. Exploration of how happiness studies can uncover happiness at the heart of arguments about democracy, religion, and personal lifestyles, exploring what makes people happy across cultural, social, and national contexts. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

PWR 2KSA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: The Rhetoric of Childhood and Children's 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. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

PWR 2KSB: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Design Thinking: Bringing d.thinking to Research, Writing & Presentation

Prerequisite: PWR 1. There is no area of contemporary life where design is not a significant factor in shaping human experience. In this class, you will have the opportunity to learn more about design thinking and design studies. We will read works about play and creativity, the process of design thinking, and the ethics of design. You will choose a project idea and pursue research that will ultimately culminate in a print-based argument as well as a live oral presentation. 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: Savelson, K. (PI)

PWR 2KT: Writing & Rhetoric 2: The Great and Powerful Oz: The Rhetoric of Spokespersons

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. See  http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

PWR 2KTA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: A Rebel With A Cause: The Rhetoric of Giving a Damn

Prerequisite: PWR 1. In this course, we will explore a variety of movements from marriage equality and civil rights to climate change. We will also examine individuals and the manner in which they advance the causes that matter to them most, including astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, anti-racism activist Tim Wise, and equal education activist Malala Yousafzai. Ultimately, students will use knowledge gained to assist delivery of research, both in written and oral form, in cultural contexts and from the disciplinary perspective of students' choosing. 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, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
Instructors: Tarr, K. (PI)

PWR 2LK: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Rhetoric in Crisis!

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. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)

PWR 2LM: Writing & Rhetoric 2: The Rhetoric and Aesthetic of War

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-2.
Terms: not given this year | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter (ABCD/NP)
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