Adv. Writing: Adv. Persuasion & Creative Advocacy

SLN #: 13649
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 009
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Sperling

Course Description:
Persuasion is part art and part science, part instinct and part method. In this course students will examine the power of different persuasive practices. Building upon perspectives from different disciplines, such as rhetoric and cognitive psychology, students will gain a deeper understanding of what makes an argument or document persuasive. The course will investigate how the tools of persuasion work, and what tools work best. Students will creatively apply different theories of persuasion in several writing assignments and oral presentations.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes
Skills Requirement: Yes
Experiential Learning: No
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.