Monthly Archives: October 2012

WolfMother is Resumazing

October 31, 2012 at 10:08 pm, by

In my Art of Rhetoric course, I am learning about the three modes of persuasion – pathos,logos and ethos – and how to use them in an argument or paper. Each of the modes are important to incorporate while discussing anything. For our first action project I focused on ethos. I created a professional resume, Read More…

Let Them Eat Pathos!

October 31, 2012 at 9:43 pm, by

For my second action project in my Art of Rhetoric course, I focused on pathos. My assignment was to identify a problem, create a proposal, then take action! The problem I identified was that local coffee shops are being overlooked because Starbucks is buying them all out. I used pathos to support my argument by Read More…

Why Should We Care About Congo? – An Appeal by LN

October 31, 2012 at 8:56 pm, by

For the second unit of the Art of Rhetoric course, the project as action was to create an appeal and see if it works. We know an appeal works when people take action based on your appeal.  HP (my pal) decided to do this project together; introducing Falling Whistles and Kiva. Our goal was to Read More…

Art of Rhetoric Milestone 2 : Appealing with Pathos

October 31, 2012 at 7:57 pm, by

For our Art of Rhetoric Class, we were given a chance to make an appeal on something we care about/want changed. LN and I decided to make our presentation about two websites that change the world, Kiva, and Falling Whistles. Here is our presentation…

Wind Turbine – AW

October 31, 2012 at 4:53 pm, by

In the third unit of our Design and Engineering course, our project as action was to design, construct, and test a wind turbine.  We did this in order to learn about the sustainability of wind energy. To find the efficiency of wind turbines, we calculated the cost and energy produced by a turbine in comparison Read More…

Me~in black in white

October 31, 2012 at 4:52 pm, by

In our art of rhetoric class we are studying ethos. Ethos is your proof of credibility. For our Action project we created resumes. Our resumes use facts and references to add to our credibility. Below is a interactive version of my resume. Enjoy! DC Resume on Prezi

Wind turbine-HD

October 31, 2012 at 4:50 pm, by

For my design and engineering class, we created wind turbines in our group to not only learn how to build our own wind turbine but to find out the amount of mili/volts each wind turbine puts out. After we found out the output, we estimated how long it would take to pay off the wind Read More…

“Spiderbine”~ DC Wind Turbine

October 31, 2012 at 4:20 pm, by

In our design and engineering class, we worked on our Unit 3 projects with wind turbines. First, we researched the process and purpose of wind turbines. Then we looked at the cost and energy effectiveness of wind turbines. When meeting with CEO of Windonics, Alex, we learned about the different types of turbine designs as Read More…

Wind Turbine

October 31, 2012 at 11:25 am, by

For our third project as action in my Design + Engineering class, we created wind turbines. After a visit from the CEO of Windonics, who brought us a small wind turbine and discussed how they work with us. We were inspired to create our own turbine using creative propeller shapes and various household items such Read More…

Country Profile by LF

October 31, 2012 at 12:45 am, by

    For our second Action Project, the assignment was to dive deeper into the country we were given to study and pair it was an MDG of our choosing. Since my country was Thailand, and I discovered a major issue with gender equality there from talking to a native, that was my chosen MDG. After talking Read More…