David G Sharpe

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                      Assistant Professor in English
                   Ohio University, Athens OH


 

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Teaching

All coursework is conducted through the internet and students can enroll from anywhere in the world.   The course is in session during OU semesters and in addition, when available through Independent Study, enrollment is continuous when vacancies occur.  This course started in 1996 and has been taught and revised continuously since then.

Lab-based. This course is primarily intended to improve writing skills -- but students do so while developing strategies for using computers in the writing process. Language proficiency from basic grammar to stylistic polish is emphasized as a platform for higher concerns of structure and insight. Computers are used as both content and tool. Assignments are drawn from a range of styles and forms: descriptive, personal essay, narrative, investigative, comparative, persuasive, analytical, and interpretive. Critiquing of papers examines style, structure, and logic as in any composition course..  (offered since 1995)

Lab-based. This course uses a familiar art to illuminate and improve writing skills.  Movies give students a colorful, energetic source of ideas and content to work with as they practice and experiment with clarity, structure, fluency, and rhetorical control.

 


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Websites

Sites described above

Writing and Rhetoric II OnLine
(OU ID needed)
Writing and Rhetoric II OnLine: an overview
(public access)
Writing and Rhetoric II OnCampus Writing and Rhetoric I OnCampus

 

Additional Websites

The Buckeye House Rabbit Society

a non-profit organization that finds foster homes for abandoned pet rabbits

www.ohare.org

 


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How to Contact Me

Email

Phone

740-593-2810

English Department  740-593-2838

Mail

English Department
342 Ellis Hall
Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701
 
Home Address:
10775 Rosewood Lane
Athens, Ohio 45701
 
June to August:
3013 Irish Line,
Coldwater, Ontario
CANADA    L0K 1E0

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Revised November 08, 2013

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