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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

$520.66 - $521.74 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

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

CRN 73124

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Apr 20 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 20 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$520.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. International students must have a score of at least 7.0 on the Writing portion of the IELTS ***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. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR BCIT STUDENT NUMBER. Approval will not be considered without a BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis according to date and time of email. ***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.
  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 84369

Mon Jan 08 - Fri Apr 20 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 20 Online

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

Cost

$520.66

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. International students must have a score of at least 7.0 on the Writing portion of the IELTS ***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. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR BCIT STUDENT NUMBER. Approval will not be considered without a BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis according to date and time of email. ***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.
  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 84468

Mon Jan 08 - Mon Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 16 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SE12 Rm. 309

Instructor

Stuart Parker

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$520.66

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on Monday, February 12 (Family Day) or Monday, April 2 (Easter). Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. International students must have a score of at least 7.0 on the Writing portion of the IELTS ***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. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR BCIT STUDENT NUMBER. Approval will not be considered without a BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis according to date and time of email. 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 83404

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Apr 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 17 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 403

Instructor

Michael Bourne

Course Outline

Cost

$520.66

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. International students must have a score of at least 7.0 on the Writing portion of the IELTS. ***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. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR BCIT STUDENT NUMBER. Approval will not be considered without a BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis according to date and time of email. 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 70397

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 19 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

Nela Damjanovski

Course Outline

Cost

$520.66

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. International students must have a score of at least 7.0 on the Writing portion of the IELTS. ***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. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR BCIT STUDENT NUMBER. Approval will not be considered without a BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis according to date and time of email. 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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 82085

Sat Jan 13 - Sat Apr 21 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Apr 21 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 DTC Rm. 270

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$520.66

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on Saturday, March 31 (Easter). Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. International students must have a score of at least 7.0 on the Writing portion of the IELTS ***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. YOU MUST PROVIDE YOUR BCIT STUDENT NUMBER. Approval will not be considered without a BCIT student number. All approval is on a first-come, first-served basis according to date and time of email. 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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 57048

Mon May 07 - Fri Aug 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Aug 17 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

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 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

CRN 62105

Mon May 07 - Fri Aug 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Aug 17 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

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 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

CRN 64337

Mon May 07 - Fri Aug 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Aug 17 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

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 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

CRN 64365

Mon May 07 - Fri Aug 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Aug 17 Online

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

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 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

CRN 64330

Tue May 08 - Tue Aug 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 08 - Aug 14 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2024

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

CRN 62474

Wed May 09 - Wed Aug 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 09 - Aug 15 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 402

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

CRN 63409

Thu May 31 - Thu Aug 16 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 31 - Aug 16 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

CRN 64393

Sat Jun 02 - Sat Aug 18 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 02 - Aug 18 Sat 09:30 - 12:30 BBY SW01 Rm. 2590

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$521.74

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement of 67% in high school Grade 12 English (or equivalent). *(B)* EQUIVALENCIES: For general information regarding English 12 equivalences, refer to the Admissions web page at https://www.bcit.ca/admission/english.shtml. Students who obtained their education in other countries, and have an IELTS document, must have 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.

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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Winter 2018

Books for Winter 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
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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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The Brief Pearson Handbook, Fourth Canadian Edition (MLA Update) Plus MyLab Writing with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (4th Edition)
Author Lester Faigley, Roger Graves, Heather Graves
Publisher Pearson Canada
Copyright 2018
Binding Packaged & Collated
ISBN 978-0-13474-423-0
Price $79.95
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

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

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