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LIBS 7001 - Critical Reading and Writing

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

Develops advanced skills in critical analysis, close reading and composition through lectures, discussion and group activities in which students analyze and evaluate materials from various disciplines. Readings might come from professional journals, reports, newspapers, magazines and literature. Multimedia such as video, music and the Internet may also be included.

Prerequisite(s)

BCIT ENGL 1177, or 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above, or 3 credits of university/college composition.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$638.38

Fall 2014

Below are nine offerings of this course for the Fall 2014 term.

CRN 32296

Tue Sep 02 - Tue Dec 09 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE1 Rm. 407
Sep 09 - Dec 09 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW5 Rm. 2825

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. No class Tuesday, November 11 (Remembrance Day). ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON THE DESIGNATED DATE AND TIME.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 32298

Tue Sep 02 - Fri Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 - Dec 12 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 32303

Tue Sep 02 - Fri Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 - Dec 12 Online

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 32757

Tue Sep 02 - Fri Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 - Dec 12 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 34090

Tue Sep 02 - Fri Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 - Dec 12 Online

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES. If you live outside of the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 36509

Tue Sep 02 - Fri Dec 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 02 - Dec 12 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. THIS SECTION IS RESERVED FOR ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION STUDENTS AND WILL REQUIRE DEPARTMENT APPROVAL PRIOR TO REGISTRATION. Please contact the Ecological Restoration Program Assistant at 778-331-1392 for approval to register for this course. ***This is not a self-paced course. There will be specific timelines for assignments and exams.*** Course content, kind and quality of assignments and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. You must have an email address and access to a computer capable of downloading basic documents. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON DESIGNATED DATES AND TIMES.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 34252

Wed Sep 03 - Wed Dec 10 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 03 - Dec 10 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW9 Rm. 206

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON THE DESIGNATED DATE AND TIME.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 34011

Thu Sep 04 - Thu Dec 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW1 Rm. 3190

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON THE DESIGNATED DATE AND TIME.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 37671

Sat Sep 06 - Sat Dec 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 302

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$638.38

Notes

  1. ALL FINAL EXAMS MUST BE WRITTEN DURING THE LAST WEEK OF THE COURSE ON THE DESIGNATED DATE AND TIME.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze and use complex levels of style and tone suited to a given purpose.
  • Identify and assess logical and organizational patterns within complex texts.
  • Recognize writing conventions within specific professional/technical disciplines.
  • Compose documents for audiences with different backgrounds and specializations.
  • Critically read and compose documents of the following types:
    • Informative
    • Evaluative
    • Comparative
    • Descriptive
    • Persuasive.
  • Summarize a written text clearly and concisely.
  • Research, organize, and write a research paper that incorporates the clinical skills developed throughout the course.

Related Programs

LIBS 7001 is offered as a part of the following programs:

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  3. Computer Systems (Database Option)
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  4. Computer Systems (Distributed Systems Option)
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  5. Computer Systems (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  6. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  7. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  8. Computer Systems (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  9. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  10. Forensic Investigation (Computer Crime Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  11. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  12. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural Science
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  2. Construction Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Ecological Restoration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Environmental Engineering Technology
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology
  6. Geomatics
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  7. Interior Design
    Full-time   Diploma
  8. Interior Design
    Part-time   Diploma

School of Energy

  1. Electrical Engineering
    Full-time   Bachelor of Engineering
  2. Electronics
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Manufacturing
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Mechanical Engineering
    Full-time   Bachelor of Engineering

School of Health Sciences

  1. Environmental Health (Public Health Inspection)
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  2. Food Technology and Operations Management
    Full-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science
  3. Honours in Biotechnology
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Bachelor of Science
  4. Medical Imaging
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  6. Radiation Therapy
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science
  7. Radiation Therapy
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  8. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Combined Critical Care/Emergency Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  9. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  10. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Combined Emergency/Critical Care Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
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  12. Specialty Nursing (High Acuity)
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  13. Specialty Nursing (Neonatal)
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  16. Specialty Nursing (Pediatric - Critical Care Option)
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  18. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Neonatal Option)
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  20. Specialty Nursing (Perinatal - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  21. Specialty Nursing (Perioperative)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing

School of Transportation

  1. Technology Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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Fall 2014

Books for Fall 2014 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore

If you are taking this course through either Distance Education or Online Learning, please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Distance & Online Learning Bookstore.

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Libs 7001 Course Reader & Mycdncomplab Access Card Pkg
Author Pearson Custom
Copyright 2013
Binding Packaged & Collated
ISBN 978-1-26998-543-7
Price $86.50
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

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Libs 7001 Course Reader & Mycdncomplab Access Card Pkg
Author Pearson Custom
Copyright 2013
Binding Packaged & Collated
ISBN 978-1-26998-543-7
Price $86.50
Required

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