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Short cuts and research tips for Rhetoric and Writing students

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WPA Framework/Outcomes vs. ACRL Framework/Objetives

Follow the links below to compare and contrast the Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA) framework/outcomes with those of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)- their framework/competency Standards.

Some guiding questions:

How many frameworks are there?

What do WPA & ACRL they say about learning outcomes?

Are learning outcomes sequential? (why or why not?)

What do WPA & ACRL think about standards?

How would you summarize their ultimate purpose?

How are the WPA's "Habits of Mind" similar or different than the ACRL's "Dispositions"?

Where, and how, would you get learning objectives if you were teaching these frameworks/objectives/outcomes?

If the corresponding disciplines of these two organizations (WPA & ACRL) were two icebergs, where would they intersect? Where would they drift apart?

How could you use the WPA framework/outcomes & ACRL framework/Competency standards?

Welcome

This guide will help you get started with your research in Rhetoric and Writing. Please see the tabs for specific information. If you need more help, please contact me for an appointment or drop in to my office.

Writing Essentials

What Aristotle and Joshua Bell can teach us about persuasion

 Persuasion: Logos, Pathos and Ethos.

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