NC State University
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Brief Description of Course Content and Objectives for Students:
A special topics course addressed to master’s students in English, Technical Communication, and Communication, and doctoral students in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media, as well as Design. Aims to develop a multidisciplinary theoretical understanding of genre theory, to examine a wide variety of genres, and to discern and analyze new genres as well as old genres when they were emerging, with an eye on the balance between stability and change and on the relationships between genre, identity, and power.