Writing, rhetorics and literacies (WRL) at ASU works on the cutting edge of technology, language use, and design. Across all of our programs, WRL faculty teach strategies for inquiry: the ways that communication creates knowledge, and how texts, meanings, and communication are constructed, circulated, reacted to, and repurposed over time and across space. We offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs that put the humanistic impulse in conversation with the arts, sciences, education and business, and produce graduates with intellectual agility and deep social, cultural, and technological literacy.
Importantly, our programs draw on the interdisciplinary nature of rhetoric and its rich methodological affordances to tackle the challenging questions of our day. How do we develop on-the-ground solutions that leverage the expertise and experience of community members and professionals alike? To foster this work, WRL pairs its coursework with interactive learning experiences in areas ranging from internships, problem-based and project-based learning, and self-directed immersive experiences, all of which are designed to train students to communicate effectively in a range of print, oral, and digital texts.
Please contact Program Coordinator, Kendra Bloodworth, with questions regarding the Writing, Rhetorics and Literacies Area. For questions related to a specific program, please contact the appropriate undergraduate advisor or graduate advisor.
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