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Purdue OWL Podcasts

Summary:

This page explains how to access the Purdue OWL Podcasts on the BoilerCast system, which is also accessible from iTunes U, and it provides a link to the iTunes download page.

Contributors:Allen Brizee
Last Edited: 2013-11-04 12:22:22

Downloading the Purdue OWL Podcasts

The Purdue OWL is happy to provide users with Podcasts on a variety of writing topics. These Podcasts are hosted by the BoilerCast system. You will need iTunes to access and listen to the Podcasts. To download a free copy of iTunes for Macintosh or Windows machines, click here.

Available OWL Podcasts

Introduction to Rhetoric: Confused about all this "rhetoric" business? This Podcast covers the basics of rhetoric and how rhetoric applies to writing. Authors: Mark Hannah, Morgan Reitmeyer, Christina Saidy, Lars Soderlund.

Invention and Prewriting: Stuck and can't get started writing? This Podcast explains different strategies for prewriting to defeat writer's block. Authors: Mark Hannah, Morgan Reitmeyer, Christina Saidy, Lars Soderlund.

Logos (appeal to logic or reason): Don't speak Greek? Confused by Aristotle's proofs? This Podcast provides a clear discussion of logos, an author's appeal to logic and reason. Authors: Mark Hannah, Morgan Reitmeyer, Christina Saidy, Lars Soderlund.

Ethos (author's credibility): Don't speak Greek? Confused by Aristotle's proofs? This Podcast provides a clear discussion of ethos, an author's credibility. Authors: Mark Hannah, Morgan Reitmeyer, Christina Saidy, Lars Soderlund.

Pathos (appeal to emotions): Still don't speak Greek? Still confused by Aristotle's proofs? This Podcast provides a clear discussion of pathos, an author's appeal to emotions. Authors: Mark Hannah, Morgan Reitmeyer, Christina Saidy, Lars Soderlund.

Types of Media: Overwhelmed by the different choices you have to develop your composition assignment? This Podcast explains what is important when decided how to deliver your message: consider purpose and audience! Authors: Mark Hannah, Morgan Reitmeyer, Christina Saidy, Lars Soderlund.

To listen to these Purdue OWL Podcasts, click here and then select the "Public BoilerCast File Access" link in the navigation bar on the left. This will launch iTunes. Scroll down to the "Around Purdue" section and click on the "Online Writing Lab" link. Then, click on "OWL Podcasting" link. You will then be able to select the podcast to which you want to listen.

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