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Rhetoric I - Live Online Course 2018-2019

Rhetoric I - Live Online Course 2018-2019

$649.00
 

Quick Overview

In this Live Online Course students learn what rhetoric is, why it is an essential tool in several situations, how to analyze those situations and their audiences, and how to craft several types of messages using the diverse resources of the classical rhetorical canon.

(Recommended for grade 10. May be taken in grades 9-12.)

Details

The culminating discipline of the Trivium, rhetoric, builds upon the skills learned in logic and teaches the student to speak and write in a cohesive and persuasive manner. This course develops students' communication abilities through the ancient art of rhetoric. Students learn what rhetoric is, why it is an essential tool in several situations, how to analyze those situations and their audiences, and how to craft several types of messages using the diverse resources of the classical rhetorical canon. Students will not only increase the clarity of their communication, but also communicate more effectively. Every classically educated student should take this class! Homework will average approximately 2 - 3 hours per week with a bit more when preparing a speech.

Rhetoric I is taught by an expert instructor in the Veritas Virtual Classroom and is limited to only 20 students per course.

View Rhetoric I Syllabus

Dates

Courses begin September 4th and end May 17th. To view the complete Academic Calendar click HERE.

Prerequisites

Minimum age of 14 on the first day of class. Successful completion of VSA Logic I or comparable course in the previous 24 months is strongly encouraged.

Supplies

A Rhetoric of Love (000860) is currently under development and a text will be available for purchase in Summer 2018.

Additional Information

SKU SA0012