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LIBS 7001 - Critical Reading and Writing

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are 10 offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 50866

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 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.

CRN 58585

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 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.

CRN 51736

Mon May 24 - Fri Aug 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 24 - Aug 13 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.

1 seat remaining as of Apr 11, 2021 5:43 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 57899

Mon May 24 - Fri Aug 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 24 - Aug 13 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.

CRN 58584

Mon May 24 - Fri Aug 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 24 - Aug 13 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.

CRN 61303

Mon May 24 - Fri Aug 13 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 24 - Aug 13 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.

CRN 58580

Mon Apr 12 - Fri Jul 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jul 02 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

Cost

$641.47

Notes

  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 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.

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

Full

CRN 29695

Mon May 03 - Fri Aug 13 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 13 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.

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

Full

CRN 58583

Mon May 10 - Fri Jul 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 10 - Jul 30 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.

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

Full

CRN 61418

Mon May 10 - Fri Jul 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 10 - Jul 30 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.

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

Full

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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    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
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    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

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  1. Architectural Science
    Full-time   Bachelor of Architectural Science
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    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
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Books & Supplies

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Spring/Summer 2021

Books for Spring/Summer 2021 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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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.

Libs 7001 Course Reader (June 2018)
Author Libs : Gracias
Publisher Acc/Roy
Binding Paperback
Price $48.95
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