Audience & Personas

Last week our class readings focused on audience, engagement, and personas. Being in a rhetoric and writing program I was familiar with the concepts being discussed and was particularly drawn to the conversations surrounding personas. In Shlomo Goltz article he defines persona as "a way to model, summarize and communicate research about people who have …

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What Counts as Data?

I've never felt the need to "question" what counts as data. In the humanities, specifically in my field of writing and composition studies data can be the people involved in an ethnographic study, objects or images used for analysis, and even memes, gifs, and tweets. Data for many, however equate to numbers, graphs, and charts …