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ENGL 1177 - Academic Writing

English Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

This course introduces students to the principles of university-level writing and critical reading. Academic writing focuses on the study and application of the principles of university-level discourse, with particular emphasis on exposition and persuasion. Students will read and analyze essays, and write their own compositions. In several language workshops, students will also learn fundamental strategies for developing an effective prose style.

Prerequisite(s)

C+ in Grade 12 English.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$523.22 - $531.08 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2018

Below are six offerings of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 33687

Tue Sep 04 - Tue Dec 11 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 11 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 3570

Instructor

Nela Damjanovski

Course Outline

Cost

$523.22

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 on the Writing portion. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(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.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 34908

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Dec 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

Lisa Allen

Course Outline

Cost

$523.22

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 on the Writing portion. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* 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). *(E)* 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.
  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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 42592

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Dec 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

Lisa Allen

Course Outline

Cost

$523.22

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 on the Writing portion. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* 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). *(E)* 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.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 43588

Tue Sep 04 - Fri Dec 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 04 - Dec 14 Online

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$523.22

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 on the Writing portion. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* 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). *(E)* 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.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 43663

Sat Sep 08 - Sat Dec 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 15 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 DTC Rm. 687

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$523.22

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class Saturday, October 6 (Thanksgiving) or November 10 (Remembrance Day). *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 on the Writing portion. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(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.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 43506

Mon Sep 10 - Mon Dec 10 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 10 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 325

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$523.22

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class Monday, October 8 (Thanksgiving) or Monday, November 12 (Remembrance Day). *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 on the Writing portion. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(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.

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

In Progress

Winter 2019

Below are six offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 73124

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 19 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.08

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* 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). *(E)* 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.
  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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 84369

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 19 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.08

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(D)* 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). *(E)* 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.
  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 section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 84468

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 15 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 309

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.08

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No Class Monday, February 18 (Family Day). *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 83404

Tue Jan 08 - Tue Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 16 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 403

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.08

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 70397

Thu Jan 10 - Thu Apr 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Apr 18 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.08

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

CRN 82085

Sat Jan 12 - Sat Apr 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Apr 13 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 DTC Rm. 270

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$531.08

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No Class Saturday, April 20 (Easter). *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of C+ in Grade 12 English (or equivalent) from a Canadian High School. *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: Students who obtained their education in other countries must provide an IELTS document with a minimum score of 7.0 in Writing and 6.5 in Reading. *(C)* EMAIL your proof of Grade 12 English (or equivalent) to lscott@bcit.ca. You must indicate in your email that you are requesting approval for the ENGL 1177 course and provide your BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis. *(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.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Sneak Preview

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Identify and compose a variety of sentence types to achieve a given aim
  • Analyze and compose paragraphs of different structures
  • Identify and compose thesis statements suited to a given purpose
  • Analyze the stylistic qualities of essays having a variety of rhetorical purposes
  • Critically read and compose expository essays
  • Critically read and compose persuasive essays
  • Compose essays that present a critical analysis of an essay or article or part of one
  • Write effective summaries of an essay or article or part of one

Effective as of Fall 2004

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ENGL 1177 is offered as a part of the following programs:

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Fall 2018

Books for Fall 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Engl 1177 Readings (Aug 2013)
Author Engl
Publisher Acc
Binding Paperback
Price $30.50
Required

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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Engl 1177 Readings (Aug 2013)
Author Engl
Publisher Acc
Binding Paperback
Price $30.50
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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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Engl 1177 Readings (Aug 2013)
Author Engl
Publisher Acc
Binding Paperback
Price $30.50
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Brief Pearson Handbook With Mla Update Plus Mywritinglab Pkg
Author Faigley
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2018
Binding Packaged & Collated
ISBN 978-0-13474-423-0
Price $79.95
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Winter 2019

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