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LIBS 7001 - Critical Reading and Writing

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. All PTS classes are being delivered in an online format unless you are notified otherwise.

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

$641.47 - $676.60 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2020

Below are 10 offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 32298

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  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 32303

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  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 32757

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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In Progress

CRN 33226

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  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 34090

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  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 36509

Tue Sep 08 - Tue Dec 08 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 08 Tue 13:00 - 16:00 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Vasco Seixas Castela Viegas

Course Outline

Cost

$676.60

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No class on Oct 16th. 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 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 38552

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  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 45255

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 11 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 11 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. < THIS SECTION IS FOR CURRENT FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not enrolled in the BCIT Nursing Program will be withdrawn. *(A)* 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). *(B)* FINAL EXAMS: Final exams will be held online. Your instructor will provide further information.
  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 this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 45256

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  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 47544

Tue Sep 08 - Fri Dec 18 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Dec 18 Online Online Delivery

Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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.
  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

Winter 2021

Below are 10 offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 43095

Mon Jan 04 - Mon Apr 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 12 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$676.60

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No Class Monday, February 15 (Family Day) or Monday, April 5 (Easter). IMPORTANT UPDATE: Scheduled classes will be online until BCIT deems it safe to return to on-campus classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(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 lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 43096

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 16 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 44505

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 16 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 44988

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 16 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 47656

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Apr 16 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 16 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$641.47

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: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 49675

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$641.47

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. THIS SECTION IS FOR CURRENT FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not 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 lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 74102

Mon Jan 04 - Mon Apr 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 12 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$676.60

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. No Class Monday, February 15 (Family Day) or Monday, April 5 (Easter). IMPORTANT UPDATE: Scheduled classes will be online until BCIT deems it safe to return to on-campus classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(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 lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 74103

Mon Jan 04 - Fri Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 26 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$641.47

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. THIS SECTION IS FOR CURRENT FULL-TIME NURSING STUDENTS ONLY. Students who register for this section and are not 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 lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  4. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 44990

Tue Jan 05 - Tue Apr 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 05 - Apr 13 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$676.60

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Scheduled classes will be online until BCIT deems it safe to return to on-campus classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(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 lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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CRN 48227

Wed Jan 06 - Wed Apr 14 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Apr 14 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$676.60

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT UPDATE: Scheduled classes will be online until BCIT deems it safe to return to on-campus classes. On the start date of the course, you will have access to the course link in the Learning Hub. Students should expect to be available for virtual class meetings during the specified day and times listed for this course. *(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 lscott@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: Your instructor will provide further information regarding format and date of all exams.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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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

Related Programs

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

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Accounting
  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Business Administration

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Computer Systems (Games Development Option)
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  2. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development)
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Computer Systems (Database Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Computer Systems (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  6. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
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Libs 7001 Course Reader (June 2018)
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Libs 7001 Course Reader (June 2018)
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