We invite students to come and explore the relationship between the long history of rhetorical studies and contemporary writing and literacy practices.
The M.A. in Rhetoric and Composition trains students to engage in technologically adept, theory-informed research and teaching about rhetoric, writing, and literacy.
Students in the program
Art-making, Gender, feminism, writing, cultural studies, caribbean literature, women's studies
Research Interests: Faculty Development; Technical and Professional Communication; Gender and Technology; Service-Learning and Higher Education; Distance-Learning
Research Interests: Writing center theory and practice; Tutor education and professional development; Literacy practices in popular culture; Writing pedagogy
Research Interests: ; Queer Theory and Composition ; Gender Studies and Feminist Theories; SOTL in Information and Undergraduate Research ; Fiction ; Poetry
Research Interests: Rhetorical theory and practice; Writing technologies; Research methodologies; Embodiment theory; Informal learning and civic engagement
Research Interests: Indigenous (Chican@/Latin@) Rhetorics; Biocultural Diversity Studies; Materiality and Thing Theory; Embodied Rhetorics; Rhetoric and Civic Engagement
Research Interests: Transnational/Transcultural Literacy, Writing, and Rhetoric; Literacy Studies; Composition History, Theory, and Pedagogy; Rhetorical Genre Theory; Language and Power; Transfer
Research Interests: Rhetorics of Health and Medicine; Rhetorical History and Theory, including Rhetoric as Civic Engagement; Theory and Teaching of Composition; Professional and Technical Communication
Research Interests: Distributed writing practices especially as they extend to web environments and the construction of text.Agency in the construction of texts, especially in digital environments.Activity Theory, situated learning, and new methodologies for examining extended and distributed agency in networked environments.Production and consumption of digital texts as they affect agency.
Research Interests: ; Access; 21st century literacies; Academic and professional Identities; Community literacy; Intersections of digital and cultural rhetorics; Research design & methodology; The social web; Visual rhetoric & design
Research Interests: Scholarship of Writing Program Administration; First-year composition as Writing Studies; Disciplinarity of Writing Studies; Genre theory; Activity theory; Transfer of writing-related knowledge
Research Interests: Professional communication, especially in international contexts; writing across the curriculum and writing in the disciplines; connections between professional communication theory and WAC/WID; new media in professional communication;
Research Interests: ; Classical and Contemporary Rhetoric ; Technical Communication for students across UCF in all majors ; Hypertext and Writing for the Web; XML and Digital Archiving ; Literature of Science and Technology ; The Discourse of Science
Research Interests: Rhetoric theory, history, and practice, classical to contemporary; Texts and Technology, rhetorical and ethical aspects, and statistics and research design; technical communication, especially rhetorical and ethical aspects; discourse about rhetoric studies.