CSEN1020-N Argument and Research (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/31/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: 1 Seat!
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course reinforces the integrated nature of the communications skills program and the significance of communications for a successful life and career. By learning to analyze and understand their professors as audiences, students are made conscious of the communications and behavioral expectations of their professors and of the reasons for variations in those expectations. While acquiring strategies for researching, interviewing, interpreting, and speaking, students focus on principles of logic, critical thinking, argumentation, and audience analysis necessary to create their own arguments as well as critique the arguments of others. Though all the communications skills are practiced, speaking and writing are emphasized. All written work is to be done on a word processor.

Prerequisite: CSEN1000 (COSK1201) or CSEN1010 (COSK1220), or placement exam.

About the Instructor(s)

Karen L. Sneberger, M.S.
Part-Time Faculty
Arts and Humanities

sneberger@rmu.edu
Wheatley Center 142
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