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ASTU 400D Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts - NARRATIVE NOW
For upper-division students in the Faculty of Arts. Topics announced annually.
- This is a Student Directed Seminar. Topics change annually. Please see section comments for a course description, as well as seminar-specific registration requirements (e.g., statement of interest). For more information on the Student Directed Seminars program and all seminar offerings, please visit https://students.ubc.ca/enrolment/courses/student-directed-seminars/student-directed-seminar-courses
- This course is restricted to students in year: >=3
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|Restricted||ASTU 400D 001||Seminar||2||In-Person||Tue Thu||11:00||12:30|
Driven by inquiry, this seminar confronts an inconvenient truth: Skimming is the new reading What we need is word craft for fast times.
Together, well marry science and art by using psychological research to become better writers. A few highlights
" Apply the art of seduction to unlock readers curiosity
" Discover your authentic voice through the 7 triggers of fascination
" Hack readers attention and memory using the power of story
" Change minds with the 4 universal laws of persuasion
" Upgrade your prose using Obamas rhetoric secrets