Write an initial post of 200-250 words in which you discuss one of the following questions:
Marshall McLuhan argued that the medium you use to send a message is just as important (and maybe more important) than the message itself. What do you think, and why?
What makes rhetoric different from persuasion? Is it only used to describe speaking, or can writing be rhetoric, too? Use examples to support your answer.
After your initial post, read and respond to at least three of your peers’ postings (or more for excellence). In your responses to classmates, Each reply should be at least 100 words in length and should provide a thoughtful response; simple agreement with or support of a classmate’s post does not count as a response. Please see the rubric Download rubricfor full details on how your discussion will be graded.