Mon, Mar 21

DSGN 3100: Rhetoric, communication, politics

Today's objectives

  • Rhetorical tropes and schemes
  • Upcoming quiz
  • Communication theory

Presentations

Agenda

Agenda

Tropes and schemes

Tropes and schemes

Models and theories of communication

Models and theories of communication

Politics

Politics

Resources

Quiz

Final quiz
Quiz coverage

Pay attention to being able to explain (in plain language) and apply concepts such as:

  • Semiotics
  • Basic concepts and definitions from Saussure
  • Basic concepts and definitions from Peirce
  • Basic concepts and definitions from Barthes
  • Rhetorical appeals
  • Metaphor
  • Denotation and connotation
  • Code and myth

The quiz will focus on general concepts rather than specific details. Readings to review for concepts and terminology noted above:

9:00 AM, Monday April 12