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    • Course Description and Placement
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    • Option A: (doc) (pdf)
      • MWF, TR, Evening
    • Option B: (doc) (pdf)
      • MWF, TR, Evening
  • Sample Unit Plans
    • Option A (doc) (pdf)
      • Chapter 1: Writing Myths and Rituals
      • Chapter 2: Rhetorical Situations
      • Chapter 3: Observing
      • Chapter 4: Remembering
      • Chapter 5: Reading
      • Chapter 8: Explaining
      • Chapter 9: Explaining
      • Chapters 10 & 11: Problem-Solving & Argument
    • Option B (doc) (pdf)
      • Introduction
      • Observation
      • Remembering
      • Explaining
      • Evaluating
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      • Observation, Description, Evaluations Proposal
    • Option B: (doc) (pdf)
      • Observation, Remembering, Explanation, Persuasion

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