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Beyond words : cultural texts for reading and writing

Author: John J Ruszkiewicz; Daniel Anderson; Christy Friend
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, ©2012.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Ruszkiewicz; Daniel Anderson; Christy Friend
ISBN: 9780205211210 0205211216
OCLC Number: 744299013
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 542 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: INTRODUCTION Understanding How We Read and Write Today Looking at the History of Words and Images Using Beyond Words Chapter 1 READING TEXTS Identifying Subject Or Focus Identify The Subject Find Focal Points Examine and Interpret The Details Notice What's Missing Considering Audience Note How a Text Signals Its Audience Assess the Level of the Message Note the Demographics Understand the Original or Intended Audience Notice How the Audience Has Changed Understanding Purpose Understand Texts That Inform and Analyze Understand Texts That Persuade Understand Texts That Instruct and Entertain Identifying Genres Identify the Conventions of a Genre Recognize Changing Conventions Examining Media Understand Media Appreciate Language as a Medium Understanding Contexts Understand the Context Explore Personal Associations Examining Structure and Composition Examine the Parts Understanding and Reading Media Manohia Dargis, Defending Goliath: Hollywood and the Art of the Blockbuster *Nicholas Carr, Does the Internet Make You Dumber? *Steven Pinker, Mind Over Mass Media Chapter 2 Composing Texts Choosing a Subject or Focus Stretch Your Comfort Zone Define Your Subject Reaching An Audience Know Your Audience Figure Out What Your Audience Needs Earn the Interest of Your Audience Deciding On Your Purpose and Context Understand an Assignment Explain the Context of Your Project Choosing a Genre and Structure Writing a Description Writing a Narrative Writing a Comparison and/or Contrast Project Writing a Report Writing a Response or Position Paper Preparing a Problem/Solution Project Writing a Rhetorical Analysis Writing an Ad Analysis Writing an Argument Preparing an Oral Presentation Choosing A Medium Choose the Spoken Word Choose Written Words Choose the Fine Arts Choose the Graphic Arts Choose Photography Choose Film Choose Video Choose the World Wide Web Choose Multimedia Doing Research And Documenting Sources Scope Out Your Topic Be Methodical In Your Research Use the Library Use the Internet Learn From Experts Prepare a Field Observation Synthesize Your Source Materials Document Your Sources Formatting the MLA Paper Formatting the MLA Title Page Formatting the MLA Works Cited Page Revising And Editing Evaluate and Revise Your Work Sweat the Details Project 2.1: Analyzing a Place Student Project: Esteban Rodriguez, "Taqueria Jalisco" Chapter 3 Identities Reading Texts about Identity Gallery: Representations of Identity Dorothea Lange, Drought Refugees Camping by the Roadside *Damian Dovarganes, YaoMing Announces Partnership with McDonalds *Peter Byron, Young Boy Watching Violence on Television * Mean Girls Movie Poster Judy Syfers-Brady, Why I Want a Wife Razanne Doll and Muslim Girl Edward Hopper, Nighthawks Gordon Parks, American Gothic Cluster 3.1 Life Stories *Sherman Alexie, How to Fight Monsters Jim Goldberg, Images from Rich and Poor Annie Dillard, from An American Childhood Lan Tran, Lone Stars, *Lise Sarfati, Images from Fashion Magazine, Austin Texas Cluster 3.2 Bodies Susan Bordo, The Empire of Images in Our World of Bodies *Colby Katz, Beauty Pageants *Dave Zirin, Standing with Caster * Figures on and off the Field Josie Appleton, The Body Piercing Project Uwe Krejci, Teenagers with Facial Piercings Cluster 3.3 Sing the Body ... Electric! *Robert Risko, Illustration for "Of Glee I Sing" Vanity Fair *James Wolcott, Of GleeI Sing *Alonso Duralde, Once Upon a Time ..., *Disney Studios, Actor Lucas Grabeel as Ryan Evans, High School Musical/3 * Ramin Setoodeh, Straight Jacket *Jane Lynch, Jonathan Groff, and Chris Colfer from Glee *Lucas Hilderbrand, Stage Left: Gleeand the Textual Politics of Difference Writing About Identity Project 3.1 Composing a Personal Memoir Student Project Ademilola Mojiminiyi, "My Hair Gets Curlier Faster than It Gets Longer" Project 3.2 Researching and Profiling an Artist Student Project Billy Smith, "Gordon Parks: Using Photographs to Spark Social Change" Chapter 4 Places Reading Texts about Places Gallery: Representations of Places *Eastman Kodak, Kodak As You Go *Dennis Stock, On Times Square and James Dean on the Farm of His Uncle 195 *NASA Oil Slick in the Gulf of Mexico, June 19, 2010 Terry Falke, Rustic Camper, Arches National Park *Wrigley Rooftops Melissa Ann Pinney, Disney World, Orlando Florida *Scott Graham, St. Peter's Dome *John Vachon, Worker at Carbon Black, Sunray, Texas 1940 *Thomas Hoepker, Photo taken from Brooklyn, NY September 11, 2001 Alice Attie, from Harlemin Transition Cluster 4.1 Home on the Earth *Henry David Thoreau, from Walden *Title page from the 1854 edition of Walden *Navaho chant, Song of the Earth *Anne Spencer, Earth, I Thank You *Edward Hoagland, A Peaceable Kingdom *Google Earth, Riverhead, NY 2010 *Sharman Apt Russell, Apocalypse Not in My Backyard Cluster 4.2 A Borderland Diane Cook and Len Jenshel, Tijuana, Mexico2006 Charles Bowden, Our Wall Benjamin Alire Saenz, War (in the City in Which I Live) Joe Grossinger, from El Paso Street Art, 2007 *Flag of Mexico, and Daryl Cagle, Violence in Mexico, Aug. 29, 2010 *Daryl Cagle, My Mexican Flag Cartoon and Angry Readers Cluster 4.3 Roads We Travel Road Trip, Movie Poster John Steinbeck, from The Grapes of Wrath Bobby Troup, Route 66 Cadillac Ranch, 2007 Jack Kerouac, from On the Road Jack Kerouac Holland Cotter, On My Road Photographs of Signs Enforcing Racial Discrimination *Ramadan Rod Trip, CNN Belief Blog *Aman Ali, Day 22: Ross, North Dakota, A Leap in Time *Mosque in Ross, North Dakota Writing About Places *Project 4.1 Observing and Analyzing a Public Space Student Paper: Kruti Parekh, "India: A Culinary Experience" Project 4.2 Describing a Place *Student Paper: Elizabeth Mashburn, "The Basement Room" Project 4.3 Project 4.4 Project 4.5 Chapter 5 Design and Culture Reading Texts about Design and Culture Gallery: Design and Culture * Designers Nexus Inc., Free Fashion Croqui Templates Greg Marting, Giro Atmos Bicycle Helmet, 2003 *Nintendo Wii nController, 2006, and Sony Playstation Move, 2010 *Milton Glaser, Dylan *Magimix Vision Toaster *iPhone, Magic Mouse, iPad * Obama Campaign Logo Cluster 5.1The Dynamics of Design *Kevin Kelly, Reading in a Whole New Way *Logan Ward, With Ancient Arches, the Old is New Again *Katja Heinemann, Vault201 at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum *P. J. O'Rourke, Make Mine a Jeep, *Brett Affrunti, Wrangler Rubicon *Christine Rosen, Awe and the Machine, Three-Three Designers, First Things First Manifesto 2000 Cluster 5.2 If the Shoe Fits ... Fashioning Culture *Design sketch by Diane Mulleavy for the character Odile and a still from the film Black Swan. From VF.com, January 7, 2011. *Laurie Penny, Curves Ahead is Hardly Progress *Lisa Hilton, So What if I'm Skinny?, *Cruel Feet? *Jeggin' *American Apparel: Legalize LA and Legalize Gay *Jennifer 8. Lee, The Moral Costs of Counterfeiting *Fashion Advertisements from 1972, 1988, and 2010 Writing About Design and Culture Project 5.1Analyzing the Design of an Everyday Text STUDENT PROJECT Sean Kamperman, "Sandals Signify", Sean Kamperman Project 5.2 Studying Design and Its Contexts STUDENT PROJECT, Sean Nixon, "The Transformation of American Architecture during the 1920s and 1930s" Project 5.3 Project 5.4 Project 5.5 Chapter 6 Media Reading Texts about Media Gallery: Messages in the Media Got Milk? Crowd Gathered Outside An Outdoor TV Set in India Presidential Jet Flyover *Luis Sinco, Marlboro Marine *Infomercial Philip Greenberg, Viagra Model Car *Twitter messages on a smart phone (Getty [date?]) Lewis Hine, Girl Worker in Cotton Mill *Jonathan ElderfieldLife is simple in the East Village, Houston Street Cluster 6.1 Music in the Media *Jeff Chang, Fight the Power Jeff Chang *Lif Wayne, Tha Carter III CD *Tanny Oler, Ladies' Camp Rock *Alissa Quart, Music Lessons *Elvis Presley Dancing Cluster 6.2 The Games People Play *Simon Dumenco, Game Theory: How (and Why) Facebook, Twitter, etc., Became Recess for Grown-ups Scene for from Grand Theft Auto *Michelle Goodman Gaming Tree: How Gamers Might Help Bring About Social Change *James Gee Video Games: What They Can Teach Us About Audience Engagement *Michelle Newman,Teens Participating in a Bowling Tournament *Emily Parrino, Members of the Wii Bowling Team at an Assisted Living Facility Cluster 6.3 Media Goes Online *Sheryr Turkle, Digital Demands: The Challenges of Constant Connectivity *Claudio, Alvarez, Kindle User in a Bookstore * The Onion, Area Eccentric Reads Entire Book *Christine Greenhow and Jeff Reifman, Engaging Youth in Social Media: Is Facebook the New Media Frontier *Twitter Messages Documenting and Promoting Protests in Iran Writing About Media Project 6.1 Composing a Web Essay STUDENT PROJECT Hannah Easley, Sound and Medium in No Country for Old Men Project 6.2 Composing a Photo Essay OPTION 1: RESEARCH A HISTORICAL MOMENT OR EVENT OPTION 2: RESEARCH AN ASPECT OF CULTURE Student Project: Michael Lee, "Images of History: The Hmong" Additional Writing Projects Chapter 7 Science and Society Reading Texts about Science and Society Gallery: Technology and Science Nasa, Blue Marble, 1972 *Crowdsourced Bird Sightings *The Economist, Public Acceptance of Evolution Photos: Images of Genetically Engineered Animals *Airport Body Scan Image., U.S.Dept. of Homeland Security *Speak2Tweet Application., Google; Twitter *Car Parts Incubator., Design That Matters Cluster 7.1Our Watery Ways *David Usborne, Bottled Out, (2007) *Kitt Doucette, An Ocean of Plastic (2009) *San Jose Mercury News, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch. *Stomach Contents of Fledgling Albatross. *Lester R. Brown, Warmer World, Savage Storms, *SumatranCoastBefore and After tsunami. Smiley N. Pool, Flooded School Buses *Elizabeth Royte, The Last Drop: We May Not Get All the Water We Want, But We Can Have the Water We Need *Alain Buu, Images from the Photo Story, "Water Wars". Cluster 7.2 This is Your Brain on... *Susan Greenfield, Modern Technology is Changing the Way Our Brains Work *Steven Johnson, Yes, People Still Read, but Now It's Social *Subnetwork., Yorgy Buzsaki and Attila Sik *Karen Bleier, Facebook Friends *Patrick Tucker, Prospects for Brain-Computer Interfacing, *Neil Reynolds, One Robot, * Stephan De Sakutin Animal Test Subject and Human Test Subject Writing About Science and Society Project 7.1 Explaining a New Development in Technology or Science STUDENT PROJECT, Beau Faulkner, "Year Zero: A Viral Marketing Promotion" Project 7.2 Connecting Science To Culture STUDENT PROJECT Julia Berkelhammer, Angel Cockerham, Michelle Kasprak, Alyssa Tedder, and Taylor Warren, "Schizophrenia: A Beautiful Fight" Additional Projects Chapter 8 Politics Reading Texts About Politics Gallery: Politics Political bumper stickers *Charles Dharapak, Health Care Overhaul Todd Heisler, Reno, Nevada * Cartoon re: Christine O'Donnell Senate Campaign Ad, I'm You * Campaign photo Joe Manchin Senate Campaign Ad, Dead Aim *Good, Is College Still Affordable? *Volume, Inc., San Francisco,AIGA Get Out the Vote Campaign, Cluster 8.1 Media Matters *President Obama on The View and The Daily Show *Larry Rosen, The Daily Show Effect: Attracting Young Voters to Politics One Joke at a Time *Sarah Palin's Alaska, TLC *Victor David Hanson, The New Sophists *Mike Keefe, The Denver Post cartoon *Aaron Sorkin, In Her Defense, I'm Sure the Moose Had It Coming *Taylor Jones, "I Won,"(cartoon) *Jack Shafer, In Defense of Inflamed Rhetoric *No Labels, The No Labels Statement of Purpose Cluster 8.2 Food Fights Kim Severson,"Be It Ever So Homespun, There's Nothing Like Spin" Michael Pollan, "Why Bother? Photos: Lauren Greenfield, Images from Thinand Camp Shane *Greg Hubacek, Dead Weight *Jennifer Bleyer, Hipsters on Food Stamps *Kyle Smith, Politicians Want to Tax Us Thin Cluster 8.3 Car Wars *Jorg Greuel and Good, Car Wreck in Monument Valley *Thomas L. Friedman, Their Moon Shot and Ours *IBD Editorial Gov't Motors' Electric Edsel *Jamie Kitman, Drive vs. Fly *Oliver Munday and Good, Saving Money by Cutting Traffic The New York City Street Memorial Project Andrew Hinderaker, Ghost Bike Memorial *Farhad Manjoo, Don't Worry, The Robot's Driving *Chris Matyszczyk, Google's new robot car: Crazy good or crazy crazy? Writing About Politic Project 8.1 Analyzing a Political Argument Student Project: Jonathan Butler "Visual Images of National Identity: British and French Propaganda Posters of the Great War Project 8.2 Creating a Public Service Announcement Student Project: Meixia Huang, "Pay Attention to Them" Additional Projects Index
Responsibility: John Ruszkiewicz, Daniel Anderson, Christy Friend.

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