Since the end of World War II, visual rhetoric based writings in the first year composition classroom have become more prevalent. Visual rhetoric has already enjoyed a high level of success because not only are there many media and technological resources available for discourse, but the design of writing prompts has given students the latitude […]
The mid-nineteenth century in England was a period of considerable social upheaval produced by widespread economic, political, and technological shifts. The decades following the Napoleonic wars brought repeated class conflicts and economic depressions as well as continual expansion of British imperial interests and increasing industrialization. The 1850s, in particular, were a period of intense social redefinition in England. The widespread introduction of steam power into manufacturing brought about what many have identified as the Second Industrial Revolution.
For those who do not know, California has a tripartite system for public higher education. California’s tiered system is composed of community or two-year colleges, state colleges, and universities. In 1959, California State legislature called on the Liaison Committee of The Regents of the University and the State Board of Education to develop recommendations for public higher […]