Discussion Forum 2 Instructions This course utilizes the Post-First feature in all Discussion Board Forums. This means you will only be able to read and interact with your classmates’ threads after

Discussion Forum 2 Instructions

This course utilizes the Post-First feature in all Discussion Board Forums. This means you will only be able to read and interact with your classmates’ threads after you have submitted your thread in response to the provided prompt. For additional information on Post-First, click herefor a tutorial.

Assignment

In Module/Week 8, you will write a 300–350-word Visual Analysis (Part I) and a 200–250-word response to a classmate’s thread (Part II). Please note the word count does not include citations.

A. Visual Analysis  (300-350 words)

1. Watch the video: Purdue OWL: Visual Rhetoric. 

Copy and Paste into your browser:  https://youtu.be/-vJvivIzkDg

2. Review the visual below.

https://secure.humanesociety.org/site/SPageServer?pagename=splash&s_src=ad_bing_branded_humane_society_humane%20society&msclkid=64505d1c92be15e2f41c03f1bf114c32&utm_source=bing&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=Humane%20Society%20-%20Branded&utm_term=humane%20society&utm_content=The%20Humane%20Society

4.  Analyze the effectiveness of the visual argument presented in the visual in a 300-350 word response containing the following information:

• Based on what you have learned about rhetoric this term:• Describe the Rhetorical Situation of the visual (purpose, audience, context).• How do the visual elements persuade the viewer to think or act in a certain way? Give specific examples of visual elements in the visual.  Are the elements effective considering the Rhetorical Situation you have identified? Explain.• Are there ways that the visual elements could be presented differently for a better result? What aspects of the visual are most effective? Explain.• Is the visual using pathos, ethos, or logos? Explain. • Complete your analysis with a summary of the effectiveness of the visual argument presented in the visual.• Cite the visual according to your documentation style (APA, MLA, or Turabian).• Write MLA, APA, or Turabian in the title of your thread as follows: Title–Citation style (e.g., “Silence the Violence: A Visual Rhetorical Analysis – APA”). • Review the Discussion Board Forum Grading Rubric before submitting.

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