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Gilbert Wilkes | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 5, 2014

Gilbert Wilkes

   Canada
  |   Calgary , Alberta

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PhD Rhetorician. I specialize in the study of the production, composition, distribution, and the use of text in various media conditions, especially online and technical communication. I also study, and teach, rhetoric, which means persuasion, which means how to influence people to do things, or to believe things, with your words, and how we can use language to both inform and to connect. Both in my research and in the classroom I use computer-assisted tools for text analysis, from concordancers to semantic-network visualizers to topic...

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Rhetoric
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Strategic Communications
Copy Editing
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Employment

Mount Royal University
Assistant Professor
2013 - Present
Faculty of Media Studies, Department of Information Design.
Royal Roads University
RRU curriculum committee member
2007 - 2013
The committee's task is to review and rule on changes in courses, curricula, new programs, or changes in programs at RRU. I am a voting member.
Royal Roads University
Assistant Professor
2004 - 2013
I hold a continuing appointment as of 2007, which is RRU's version of tenure.
Carnegie Mellon University
Graduate student, graduate student instructor
1995 - 2004
Pursued PhD in Rhetoric. For the English Department taught first year composition, technical and professional writing, and once taught a course in argument.

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Butler University
BA in English Literature
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Carnegie Mellon University
PhD
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Carnegie Mellon University
PhD
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Carnegie Mellon University
MA
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Carnegie Mellon University
MA
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Butler University
BA in English Literature
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