This essay focuses on idea clusters. Clustering is use to organize and analyse large numbers of ideas by categorising them. By organising and reorganising ideas, students gain a better appreciation of, and dialogue about, their ideas.
Please write a book report on the book: (The Rhetorical Traditions: Readings from Classical Times to the Present, by Patricia Bizzell & Bruce Herzberg (ISBN:0312148399) for me basing on the following instructions: Type the MLA citation for the book on the top of the page. Then include the following: 1. Basic Knowledge: Identify three ways in which this book distinctively advanced your theoretical knowledge of the rhetoric and philosophy of communication. 2. Metaphor and Argument: State the central question(s) of scholarly inquiry guiding the book.
Locate the dominant themes or idea clusters (metaphor or metaphor pattern) and relate it to the key scholarly argument you encountered in the book. Respond to the author’s position, making explicit your own rhetorical or philosophical standpoint (assumptions, biases, perspectives, etc.) 3.Relevance: Make a case for the relevance of this book to the communication classroom and the marketplace. In what ways you can appropriate and apply what you have learned? Please observe a 200-250 word limit per section for 1, 2, 3 above. This is a 600-750 word total for this book.
Clustering is use to organize and analyse large numbers of ideas by categorising them. By organising and reorganising ideas, students gain a better appreciation of, and dialogue about, their ideas. As students create idea clusters, new contexts and connections among themes emerge.
Because data is present visually, the method is particularly suit for group work where students assemble and optimise idea clusters together.
The method can be use post ideation.