https://www.sergiomauri.info/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/richard-seymour-the-twittering-machine.pdf This is intended as a potential supplementary reading on this topic, “Has Twitter changed the world?” I think of it as a possible follow up to the previously posted newspaper story that has the potential to suggest to students some ways to broaden the inquiry into the potential and […]
In this article titled “Five Ways Twitter Has Changed The World,” the author lists ways in which Twitter has transformed the way we use language: how we communicate and how we influence others. After reading the article, students can research and find examples of the 5 points the author makes, […]
For this discussion board post, you have 3 options: 1. Create a cult. Perhaps start with something you’re interested in, and think of ways your knowledge about this topic could benefit others. Select a leader (you?). Establish the rules of the cult. Where will this cult live? How will you […]
Students examine the use of language in Beyoncé’s song “Formation.” Suggested sequence: the first time they watch the video, ask them to write down what the song is about, then compare notes with a partner. The second time they can read the lyrics, then again discuss what the song is […]
This PowerPoint covers emotive language and rhetorical devices.