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CO 150 Week 1 Notes- Writing 1

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CO 150 Week 1 Notes- Writing 1 CO 150

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These are lecture notes for the second day of class. First day we went over the syllabus.
College Composition
Nancy Anne Henke
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english, writing, skills, composition, notes




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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Daniela Navarro on Thursday August 25, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CO 150 at Colorado State University taught by Nancy Anne Henke in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 22 views. For similar materials see College Composition in English at Colorado State University.


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Date Created: 08/25/16
College Composition August 25, 2016 Why Think of Writing as a Conversation?  Good writing will take time  Writing is meant to be read  Constant give and take of synergy create good writing  Everything you do in writing is going to connect to your personal experiences  You have to get a sense of the dialogue before you jump into writing  Close Reading  What is being said  Critical Reading  How/Why it is being said  You have to earn your opinion and own the authority of your opinions  Readers may respond better to certain roles  Observers: reflect on information, not forming an opinion  Reporters: share neutral information, 100% objective o Objective – no opinion o Subjective – opinionated  Interpreters: analytical writing, critical reading  Evaluators: consider how well something meets given criteria  Problem Solvers: Identify & define problems, offers specific solutions  Advocates: Present evidence in favor of their said of an argument, often offering evidence that refute their opponents o Refute: prove false What Should I Know About Writing Situations?  The argument that will be most accepted towards an audience  Socratic Method: Questioning everything  The Rhetorical Triangle  Purpose Text  Why the text is written; What author wants  Text: Contact point between writer & reader Author Audience  Author: Writer frame of reference Context  Audience: Reader frame of reference  Context: Social, historical, cultural circumstance that surround topic/text  Kairos: the context in which everything will find its most suitable moment  Ethos: all the beliefs that manifest the creditability of the author 2


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