WR 122 Persuasive Research Essay 3 & Multimodal Project
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WR 122 Persuasive Research Essay 3 & Multimodal Project
WR 122 Persuasive Research Essay 3 & Multimodal Project Tillinghast
Research Career Project
Audience: Your audience is viewers who are college educated and future students of
this career. How can you convince these future co-workers what will prepare them for
Context: Research and argue what it takes to be successful in this field. “Try to find specific, actionable advice, and research that backs up that advice” (Söderlund).
Purpose: Communicate what training or skills are needed to prepare for this field and why these are valuable. You don’t have to solve problems in the field, but create a thesis that argues what it takes to succeed in this career. Why should future students receive specific preparation or training?
Outcomes: Please “make deliberate choices about text structure, paragraphing, sentence
structure, word choice, citation conventions effectively for the situation”; and “create an inquiry
project that contributes to the scholarship on writing, rhetoric, and language/literacy and includes appropriate primary and secondary research” to review and revise for clarity.
The Research Process:
- Primary research involves research that you complete and can include: Research on the field, and who would be a likely candidate to interview for primary research. For background, find and keep three–five articles (from the Discourse Synthesis OK) that demonstrate key research in the field. Do freewriting on your discoveries.
- Arrange an interview and write a list of questions to use to conduct the interview. Submit the interview questions to the deepen activity.
- Take good notes during the interview, observing the atmosphere of the work place and collecting a typical writing example from the expert, if possible.
The Writing Process:
Describe the interview, background information, a writing sample and your observations of the workplace. Citing and use examples from your interview research and a writing sample to support your claim. Then, explain the impact of the observation for those preparing for this field. Finally, offer a thesis on why future students need experiences or training related to those of the expert.
- Develops a question to guide and support the purpose for writing
- Introduce the career community (field) and why you want to join this community. Describe the expert, their job title, line of work, professional responsibilities (Morgan), and their credibility (ethos). Research background on the field, using Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook for your career, resources from sites like Harvard Business Review, The Muse, LinkedIn, and other career resources, or that are recommended to you by your interviewee (Söderlund).
- Uses research from an interview to support the claim. Address the relevant ethnography questions about the expert and their profession, mentioning how writing is used, along with other skills in the profession.
- Explain what you learned in observing this workplace and what skills or habits you will need to succeed in this field. Connect your thesis to how you will need to develop to train for this field. Of course, define and explain career jargon or terminology.
Potential strategy: Exemplification is informative or expository writing that uses examples, often from a resource (interview, career study or writing).
Content & the Writing Process:
- Brainstorming and topic by 10/28; listing, career contact & freewrite 10/31.
- Research to find 7–9 sources, only reputable online sources.
FOUR Annotated Bibliographies using peer reviewed sources due 11/5
- Draft for peer workshop beginning of class 11/7.
- 2,500+ word persuasive career research final due 11/14
- double-spaced with a heading including citations and a works cited
- uses primary research, articles from WOU databases, or reliable sources
- Directs writing toward a college or professional audience considers communication in another mode ——
- Address, offer concessions, or incorporate other views
- Care about topic and appeals (kairos, logos, ethos, and pathos)
- In the metacognitive response to this paper, identify and cite 3+ examples from your essay of rhetorical or
persuasive techniques or refutations of logical fallacies.
Thesis (answers the following): 15 points/
- ▪ What am I saying about this topic (ex: persuading others that mental well-being is vital to athletes’ success)?
- ▪ How will I support or illustrate my point? This offers a plan and sense of the essay’s structure with research.
- ▪ Why is this training or concern in the field important to consider? for my audience to consider? Answers the: “So what?”
- ▪ Persuades the audience to take action and be engaged with the training or issue. Global Development and Support: 45 points/
- ▪ Strong introduction and conclusion frame the persuasion (see thesis) with relevant support. ▪ multiple viewpoints
- ▪ Uses several patterns or modes to support the claim (comparison, definition, process analysis, exemplification, etc.)
- ▪ Evidence for persuasion includes a variety of resources and: paraphrase, summary and directly quoted data
- ▪ Includes primary research with thoughtful analysis and interpretation to support the claim
- ▪ The organizational approach supports the persuasion (simple to complex, emphatic, chronological, etc.)
- ▪ Demonstrates progression of persuasion through use of argumentative techniques ▪ Concedes or refutes the opposition ▪ Transitions connect the evidence to the thesis ▪ 7+ sources; 1+ citation per body paragraph
- ▪ MLA formatting and citation with a Works Cited ▪ smooth integration of evidence; reasoned pathway Paragraph Organization:
- Progression of the persuasion using explanation and analysis, including: paraphrase, summary and directly quoted evidence
- A variety forms of examples to persuade, including: anecdotes, personal opinions, expert opinions, facts, statistics and case studies
- A variety of types of examples to persuade, including: personal-case, specific-case, typical-case, generalized, hypothetical and extended examples
- Progression builds persuasion, acknowledgement of the opposition or other views and the call to action Voice, Language and Conventions: 25 points/
- ▪ Academic voice is unified and distinctive with effective tone, diction and formality for the purpose, genre, a wavering audience
- ▪ Sentences are complete and used effectively to aid reader understanding
- ▪ Has grammar-check set and correct agreement (subject/verb, pronoun antecedent, etc.) and is free of sentence fragments and run-ons; uses a variety of punctuation correctly (periods, commas, quotation marks, semi-colons, etc.)
- ▪ Has effective, engaging and varied word choice that fits the persuasion and audience with no distracting errors Tips: Visit the Writing Center or see a writing tutor in the library (required once this term). Total: 120 points/