Analysis: Combating Myths About Distance Education

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As you prepare to start college this fall semester,I know that you have many questions about how college looks. In order to help put your I thought I would inform you about your academic journey in CO150. I know what you 're thinking, if I am going to take the time to write my past self a letter, why on earth would I just tell myself about some English class? Well, I think you will find that these skills can be applied to your other classes, which will help you get good grades and ultimately a good career, which we all know is what really matters to you. Throughout the semester you will learn many skills helping you to rhetorically analyze text, create a proposal, write an argumentative essay, and a reflective letter.

The first piece of high stakes work that you will turn in is a rhetorical analysis of the article Todd Gilman’s article “Combating Myths About Distance Education.” One tool in your toolbox that will help you do this is
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Believe it or not this letter isn 't just for fun. If we rhetorically analyze this, you will see that it is a reflective letter by me, for me, with a purpose to inform myself about the major skills I developed and honed in CO150, with the context of this is my final for the class. The most important skill that I believe CO150 has taught me is that audience matters. One of the final reminders in the class that we were given for this was the last WTL where we were told to write down the story of our most embarrassing moment since starting college as if we were talking to our best friend. We were then told to change the story so that we could tell it to our grandmother. Now, I will not go into detail about what my story was, but without even knowing it, you can still imagine how vastly different these two versions of my story would be. Similar to this letter, since I know that I am writing to myself, I can use a more casual dialect than if I was writing to one of my

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