Author Archives: Dr. Davis

Evaluating the Evaluation :)

Read the draft at a normal speed from beginning to end. As you read, do the following: Place a wavy line under any passages that seem confusing, don’t seem to fit, or slow down your reading. Place a star next … Continue reading

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Evaluation of Commercial: With Examples

Basically, you are now going to EVALUATE the commercial you analyzed before. The ultimate question is: Why was it a good commercial? Required Criteria For the purposes of this class, I am asking you to evaluate your commercial using two … Continue reading

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What is the commercial appealing to?

These felt needs are listed in Different Types of Advertising Appeals: personal appeal- purchase product to get an emotion social appeal- to gain status or recognition or belonging, etc fear appeal- to stop something from happening humor appeal sex appeal … Continue reading

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Dr. Davis’ Brainstorming for her Visual Rhetoric Paper, v. 1-?

If I were going to write a visual rhetoric paper for this class, I would probably write about the macramé bouquet of hair I showed in the shadowbox in class. These are the notes/outline/questions I brainstormed. Thesis: The macramé bouquet … Continue reading

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Reading Each Other’s Visual Rhetoric Artifacts

You will get an artifact. Then you have 5 minutes to answer the next question or set of questions in the list based on that particular artifact. Please write as specifically and legibly as you are able. 1. With no … Continue reading

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Illustration Peer Review

1. Get out two sheets of paper and put the MLA heading on each. 2. Read through the paper you have to peer review. 3. Then, for the title on your paper, write the person’s name and what word they … Continue reading

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Definition/Illustration: Short Review

Presentation elements of the Definition/Illustration essay: size 12 font, serif font (New Times Roman, Palatino, Cambria, etc) Left hand side of first page should have your name, next line my name, next line this class name with the section number, … Continue reading

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Ferguson 1: Conceptual Elements

At Summit 2012, I attended Dr. Everett Ferguson’s presentations on women in ministry. The first one, offered on Monday at 9:00 am in Hart Auditorium, was as interesting and well researched as I expected. Dr. Ferguson does not believe that … Continue reading

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What Would Your Boss Do?

What would your boss do if you sent emails like these? Review the Email Etiquette guidelines.

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A Letter to Freshmen

One of our students here at ACU has written a letter to freshmen who are LGBT or same-sex attracted. I wanted to make sure that you knew about it, if you were interested.

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