Everyday life in the 21st century involves composing and understanding complex messages in multiple media and in varied contexts. Students in the Department of Writing and Rhetoric receive a comprehensive education in writing and rhetoric that enables them to communicate effectively, persuasively, and ethically across a range of civic, professional, and educational contexts. Learn more about our mission and goals.
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University Writing Center

The UWC offers free individual and small-group consultations for any writing in any situation. Students can meet with tutors online or face-to-face in multiple locations.

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Recent Faculty Publications

Joel Schneier
Schneier, J. (2020). “You Broke Minecraft”: Hybrid play and the materialization of game spaces through mobile Minecraft Play. In de Souza e Silva, A., & Glover-Rijkse (Eds.), Hybrid Play: Crossing boundaries in game design, player identities, and play spaces. Routledge.
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Nathan Holic
Bright Lights, Medium-Sized City. Burrow Press (2019).
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Martha Catherine Brenckle
Hard Letters and Folded Wings. Finishing Line Press, 2019.
Hartwell Taylor Davis
Davis, Hartwell Paul. Restoring the Fivefold Ministry, 2nd Edition: Avoiding the Pastoral Supremacy Syndrome. Meadville, PA: Christian Faith Publishing, 2019. Print
Dustin W. Edwards
Dieterle, Brandy, Dustin Edwards, and Dan Martin. “Confronting Digital Aggression with an Ethics of Circulation.” Digital Ethics: Rhetoric and Responsibility in Online Aggression, Hate Speech, and Harassment, Eds. Jessica Reyman and Erika Sparby. Routledge, 2019, pp. 197­–213. 
Joel Schneier
Schneier, J. (2019). Is text-messaging changing how I write and speak? In Myrick, C. & Wolfram, W. (Eds.), The Five-Minute Linguist: Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages, 3rd Edition.

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