Department of Rhetoric & Writing
Department of Rhetoric & Writing

Current & Previous FYF Texts

Current Text

RHE 306 custom textbook Controversies written by Mark Longaker.

Topic: Technology and the Public Good in Central Texas

Previous Texts

2016-2017 Mark Longaker's Controversies (topic: Costs and Crises in Higher Education)

2015-2016 Mark Longaker's Controversies (topic: Race and Criminal Justice)

2014-2015 Mark Longaker's Controversies (topic: Legalization of Marijuana)

2013-2014 Critical Situations

2012-2013 Eli Pariser's The Filter Bubble

2011-2012 Diane Ravitch's The Death and Life of the Great American School System

2010-2011 Colin Beavan's No Impact Man

2009-2010 Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food

2008-2009 Michael Lewis's The Blind Side

2007-2008 Luis Urrea's The Devil's Highway

2006-2007 Lawerence Lessig's Free Culture

2005-2006 John Stuart Mill's On Liberty

2004-2005 Barry Glassner's Culture of Fear

2003-2004 Eric Schossler's Fast Food Nation

2002-2003 Malcolm Gladwell's The Tipping Point

2001-2002 John McPhee's Encounters with the Archdruid

2000-2001 Deborah Tannen's Argument Culture

1999-2000 Neil Postman's Amusing Ourselves to Death

1998-1999 Stephen Carter's Integrity