How to Use This GuideThis document is intended to highlight resources that can be used to address the topic of Genres that might be assigned in a First- and/or Second-Year Writing Course. All resources are Open Access and can be downloaded to a Course Management System via hyperlink.IntroductionThis portion of the course is simply to provide explanation, examples, and samples of Genres or Rhetorical Modes of writing students might be assigned in First- and Second-Year Writing courses. This module assumes that instructors will utilize other learning objectives (e.g. Writing as a Process, Collaboration, Grammar and Style, Critical Thinking, Conducting Research, and Understanding Rhetorical Situations, etc.) to teach writing, using this section merely as illustrations of academic genres or rhetorical modes.
Composition and Rhetoric
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