WSCR Certificate

Writing, Public Speaking, and Critical Reasoning Certificate courses strengthen students' abilities to write well, to speak effectively in public, and to think critically.  This certificate program is built on courses in English, Writing, and Philosophy and is taught by professors from English, Philosophy, and the Honors College.

12491

On- or off-campus internship in a variety of writing or literacy-related settings in connection with designated courses. Repeatable.

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32154

Frank, David

In this course we will examine theories of argumentation in the oral mode, and then incorporate those theories into the practice of making... (read more)

35049

Instructor: Alvarado R

 

Introduction to thinking and reasoning critically. How to recognize, analyze, criticize, and construct arguments.

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36076

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business and... (read more)

36078

Wilde, Jenée

An assumption persists in writing courses that academic and literary essays are distinct: critical writers formulate arguments and manage subjective experiences with facts for the sake of accuracy or correctness, while literary writers endeavor to capture the idiosyncrasies of their... (read more)

36471

Crosswhite, James

In this course, you will explore important concepts in rhetoric and argumentation theory, and you will gain skill in discovering the questions that... (read more)

36512

Simnitt, Emily

Theories of Literacy is a course in Community Literacy. Together, we will read and discuss theories of literacy developed in the fields of education, anthropology, linguistics, sociology, rhetoric, and others. Individually, you will identify a site of literacy that has moved online during COVID-... (read more)

36517

Bergquist, Carolyn

We are going to look very closely at sentences to see how they work, how the individual parts of speech draw together into syntax, and what effect... (read more)

36542

Crosswhite, James

In this course, you will review and explore important concepts in rhetoric and argumentation theory, and you will gain skill in discovering the... (read more)

22222

Frank, David

This course is designed to provide students with the equipment they need to understand the theory and practice of public speaking as a... (read more)

25958

Repeatable. Supervised writing projects in nonfiction prose.

For the WSCR minor or certificate, prior approval of the Director is required; variable credit.

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25959

O'Kelly, Brendan

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

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25960

Carroll, Anna

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

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25961

Smars, Bjorn

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business... (read more)

25963

Bitton, Tal-Hi (Tali)

Introduction to thinking and reasoning critically. How to recognize, analyze, criticize, and construct arguments.

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26578

Crosswhite, James

Rhetoric has been characterized as a power to lead the soul, the universal form of communication, the art of persuasion, the way we... (read more)

26971

Gershow, Miriam

Business Communication provides practice in writing and analyzing the major genres of internal and external ... (read more)

26971

Gershow, Miriam

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business... (read more)

12105

Laskaya, C. Anne

Listening rigorously and deeply, inquiring into issues and topics of importance to our communities, and speaking effectively are key elements that assist our... (read more)

14961

Introduction to thinking and reasoning critically. How to recognize, analyze, criticize, and construct arguments.

Instructor: Showler, P.

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15997

Zalyubovskiy, Ana

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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15998

Zalyubovskiy, Ana

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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15999

Zalyubovskiy, Ana

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16001

Smars, Bjorn

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16002

Smars, Bjorn

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16003

Casimir, Ulrick

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16004

Casimir, Ulrick

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16005

Weaver, Damien

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16006

Casimir, Ulrick

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16007

Weaver, Damien

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16008

Weaver, Damien

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16009

Zandstra, Robert

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16010

Zandstra, Robert

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16011

Bryant-Berg, Kristy

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16012

Galentine, Cassandra

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16013

Zandstra, Robert

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16014

North, Tia

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16015

Kovalchuk, Anna

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16016

Bryant-Berg, Kristy

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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16019

Supervised writing projects in nonfiction prose. Repeatable up to five times.

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16021

Boscha, Tina

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

Prerequisites: completion of university writing... (read more)

16022

Boscha, Tina

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

Prerequisites: completion of university writing... (read more)

16023

Upton, Corbett

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business and management students.

Prerequisites: completion of university writing requirement; junior standing.

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17027

Upton, Corbett

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business and management students.

Prerequisites: completion of university writing requirement; junior standing.

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17030

Bryant-Berg, Kristy

Written reasoning in the context of research. Practice in writing documented essays based on the use of sources. Continuing focus on revising and editing.

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42298

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional and technical writing: weekly writing assignments include proposals,... (read more)

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There are multiple sections of this course. For more information, including instructor names and syllabi,... (read more)

31989

Frank, David

In this course we will examine theories of argumentation in the oral mode, and then incorporate those theories into the practice of making effective speeches... (read more)

35685

Gazaille, Brian

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional and technical writing: weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions,... (read more)

35686

Boscha, Tina

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional and technical writing: weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions,... (read more)

35689

Wilde, Jenée

An assumption persists in writing courses that academic and literary essays are distinct: critical writers formulate arguments and manage subjective experiences with facts for... (read more)

36860

Upton, Corbett

WR 321 offers practice in writing and analyzing communication common to business, industry, and related professions. It is suggested for students... (read more)

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There are multiple sections of this course. For more information, including instructor names and syllabi, please visit the website of the Composition Program:

https://composition.uoregon.edu/syllabi-index/#... (read more)

26626

Wakefield, Eleanor

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional and technical writing: weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions,... (read more)

26627

Boscha, Tina

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business and management students... (read more)

27786

Wakefield, Eleanor

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional and technical writing: weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions,... (read more)

12158

Laskaya, C. Anne

Listening rigorously and deeply, inquiring into issues and topics of importance to our communities, and speaking effectively are key elements that assist our lives in any relationship, team-task, and group.  They are also crucial for a democracy to function and to improve.  Course readings,... (read more)

12195

Bergquist, Carolyn

We are going to look very closely at sentences to see how they work, how the individual parts of speech draw together into syntax, and what effect (artistic and otherwise) these patterns of syntax create. The course will mix technical study of sentence structure and reflection upon the artful... (read more)

15980

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

Prereq: completion of university writing requirement; junior standing... (read more)

15981

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business and management students.

Prereq: completion of university writing requirement; junior standing.

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42456

Boscha, Tina

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional, and technical writing; weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication.

Prereq: completion of university writing requirement; junior standing... (read more)

32007

Crosswhite, James

While the primary emphasis of this course will be students’ frequent practice and evaluation of their own public speaking, we will also discuss theories of rhetoric; the identity, characteristics, and relationship of speaker (self) and audience (other); the importance of listening as an aspect... (read more)

32027

Frank, David

In this course we will examine theories of reasoned-based argumentation in the oral mode, and then incorporate those theories into the practice of making effective speeches that advocate for particular positions on arguable issues of public concern. We will analyze and critique oral arguments as... (read more)

32045

Crosswhite, James

In this course, you will review and explore important concepts in rhetoric and argumentation theory, and you will gain skill in discovering the questions that drive controversies and the arguments that can be made on all the different sides of an issue. You will also practice speaking, writing,... (read more)

35704

Boscha, Tina

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional and technical writing: weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication. Junior standing required. Prerequisite: completion of UO writing requirement... (read more)

35708

Wilde, Jenée

An assumption persists in writing courses that academic and literary essays are distinct -  critical writers formulate arguments and manage subjective experiences with facts for the sake of accuracy or correctness, while literary writers endeavor to capture the idiosyncrasies of their... (read more)

22723

This course explores the art of public speaking as grounded in theories of rhetoric, especially those pertaining to the relationship of a speaker to an audience, the importance of listening as an aspect of speaking, and the socioethical contexts of public discourse. Assignments and activities... (read more)

22742

Frank, David

Analysis and use of patterns of reasoning derived from the disciplines of rhetoric, informal logic, cognitive science, and the theory of argumentation.

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26480

O'Kelly, Brendan

Emphasis on form, function, and style of scientific, professional and technical writing: weekly writing assignments include proposals, reports, definitions, instructions, summaries. Use of documentation in publication. Junior standing required. Prerequisite: completion of UO... (read more)

26481

Upton, Corbett

Practice in writing and analyzing internal and external messages common to business, industry, and professions. Suggested for business and management students.

WR 321 offers practice in writing and analyzing communication common to business, industry, and related professions. Students will... (read more)

26852

Crosswhite, James

Rhetorical criticism is the appreciation and analysis of how we are persuaded—and often includes judgment concerning the nature of the persuasion. The course will address the following questions, among others: What is criticism? What is rhetoric? What is rhetorical criticism? What are its... (read more)

32069

This course qualifies to satisfy Arts and Letters Group. It is designed to provide students with appropriate tools of understanding and evaluating critically debates, speeches, and other forms of oral discourse in the public sphere, and to provide students with a performative basis for engaging... (read more)

22246

Crosswhite, James

What is argumentation? What are its central elements, processes, forms, structures, techniques, goals? How does one create or imagine arguments? In this course, we will explore some of the central concepts in rhetoric and in argumentation theory, but the major focus will be on practicing... (read more)

12096

Frank, David

This course satisfies an Arts and Letters Group requirement. It is designed to provide students with an understanding of the rhetorical principles that underlie the invention of arguments, i.e. the process that leads to the selection of premises and appeals that become the basis for reasoned... (read more)

12112

Bergquist, Carolyn

We are going to look very closely at sentences to see how they work,
how the individual parts of speech draw together into syntax, and what effect (artistic and otherwise) these
patterns of syntax create. The course will mix technical study of sentence structure and reflection upon the... (read more)