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Acrobat icon Defining Your Communication's Objectives Worksheet (PDF)

Acrobat icon Course Syllabus (PDF)

PowerPoint for Anderson's Technical Communications

Overview of Chapters 1 and 2

Overview of Chapter 3

Overview of Chapter 4

Overview of Chapter 5

Overview of Chapters 6 and 7

Overview of Chapter 8

Overview of Chapters 10 and 11

PowerPoint from Designing Visual Language Course

These PowerPoint presentations provide an entire course on visual design and rhetoric. The course was based on the textbook Designing Visual Language and offered a more complete examination of visual design of communications than is found in Anderson. These presentations, however, are in some cases quite long and technical, but really great stuff, too!

The Rhetorical Situation

Perception and Design

Visual Analysis

Linear Components

Text Fields

Nonlinear Components

Data Displays

Supra-Level Elements

Writing and Rhetoric

Everything You Should Have Learned in English 101

Ethos, Logos, Pathos: Three Ways to Persuade

Walvoord and McCarthy on Good/Better/Best

Organizing an Essay: Using Representative Cases

Organizing an Essay: Cause and Effect

What to Avoid and What to Do (Developing an Essay)

Use of Text (MLA Citation)

MLA Citation Examples

Writing Effective Sentences

Writing Effective Paragraphs

Notes to Style

Lesson 1

Lesson 2

Lesson 3

Lesson 4

Lesson 5

Lesson 7

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Last Update: 10/31/2012