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Critical Reading and Writing LIBS 7001

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

Course details

This is a course in advanced composition and rhetoric, in which students will develop skills in complex critical analysis and interpretation by analyzing and evaluating materials from a variety of discourses or genres, including visual, online, and print; developing and writing essays, including critiques and research papers; applying and discussing principles of rhetoric and critical theory; examining and using methods of interpretation and analysis from the humanities and social sciences; evaluating the credibility of primary and secondary sources, including as it applies to media literacy, and for the purposes of academic research; situating discourses within their historical context and relevant to rhetorical theories of different periods (for example, Aristotle in the ancient world and Bakhtin in the twentieth century). The course format will include lecture, discussion, and both individual and group activities.

Prerequisite(s)

  • BCIT ENGL 1177 or (equivalent), OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$654.19 - $706.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are seven offerings of LIBS 7001 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 29695

Duration

Mon May 02 - Fri Aug 12 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 29695
  • $654.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 02 - Aug 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$654.19

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(B)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 50866

Duration

Mon May 02 - Fri Aug 12 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 50866
  • $654.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 02 - Aug 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course outline

View

Cost

$654.19

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(B)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 58585

Duration

Mon May 02 - Fri Aug 12 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 58585
  • $654.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 02 - Aug 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course outline

View

Cost

$654.19

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(B)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 51736

Duration

Mon May 23 - Fri Aug 12 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 51736
  • $654.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Aug 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course outline

View

Cost

$654.19

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(B)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 57899

Duration

Mon May 23 - Fri Aug 12 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 57899
  • $654.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Aug 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course outline

View

Cost

$654.19

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(B)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 58584

Duration

Mon May 23 - Fri Aug 12 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 58584
  • $654.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Aug 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course outline

View

Cost

$654.19

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(B)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 61303

Duration

Mon May 23 - Fri Aug 12 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 61303
  • $654.19
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Aug 12 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course outline

View

Cost

$654.19

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(B)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Fall 2022

Below are nine offerings of LIBS 7001 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32296

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Tue Dec 13 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 32296
  • $706.09
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 13 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby SW01 Rm. 2024
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$706.09

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start.
Status

CRN 33226

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Dec 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 33226
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

CRN 34090

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Dec 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 34090
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

CRN 32298

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Dec 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 32298
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Hannah Watts

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 32303

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Dec 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 32303
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 32757

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Dec 16 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 32757
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Dec 16 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start. If you live outside the Lower Mainland area you will be required to have an approved proctor administer the exam. You are directly responsible for any invigilation fees and related costs.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 45255

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 45255
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course outline

View

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. THIS SECTION IS RESERVED FOR FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not currently enrolled in the BCIT Nursing Program will be withdrawn. Departmental approval needed: *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 45256

Duration

Tue Sep 06 - Fri Nov 25 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 45256
  • $667.34
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 06 - Nov 25 N/A N/A Online
Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course outline

View

Cost

$667.34

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. THIS SECTION IS RESERVED FOR FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not currently enrolled in the BCIT Nursing Program will be withdrawn. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* 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 will have discussions and assignments to complete each week (although you do NOT have to be online at a particular time or day). *(D)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 34011

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Dec 15 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 34011
  • $706.09
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 15 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$706.09

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to echienchu@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the LIBS 7001 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(C)* FINAL EXAMS: All final exams MUST be written at BCIT during the last week of the course on the designated dates and times given at course start.
Status

Cancelled

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, 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 written, oral, and visual discourse conventions within and outside of specific disciplines.
  • Compose documents for audiences with different backgrounds and specializations.
  • Evaluate rhetorical strategies in a variety of written and digital media.
  • Develop and apply interpretative and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate the social and ethical implications of rhetoric in historical development and contemporary practice.
  • Propose, research, organize, and write a research paper that uses the rhetorical concepts and strategies discussed in the course.

Effective as of Fall 2018

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