How to Have a Classroom Experience That Matters
After months of abandoning traditions and practices, thanks to Covid, we need to bring meaning back into our students’ lives, and our own.The Chronicle of Higher Education
Course teaches students that discussing ideas is better than arguing over them
USC Dornsife professor Jim Clements’s “Writing Across the Aisle” class examines how dialogue — not debate — fosters growth and cooperation even among people with the most different of viewpoints.
Fixing the Broken Letter-of-Recommendation Process
Writers and applicants should collaborate to reduce the power differential, among other benefits, write Rebecca E. Burnett, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Courtney A. Hoffman and Patricia R. Taylor.
Rebecca E. Burnett, Rebekah Fitzsimmons, Courtney A. Hoffman and Patricia R. Taylor
‘Rhetoric’ doesn’t need to be such an ugly word – it has a lot to teach echo-chambered America
Author Ryan Leack
Lecturer of Writing & Rhetoric, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Steel men for stalemates: Trump, Plato and the Sophists
Dr. Ryan David Leack teaches writing and rhetoric in the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences at the University of Southern California.
A Podcast about Language, Art, and Pedagogy
Host: Dan Dissinger
A USC Writing Program Podcast
Hosts: Ryan Leack and Ellen Wayland Smith