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LIBS 7001 - Critical Reading and Writing

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

$662.17

Winter 2019

Below are 13 offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 43095

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 15 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 BBY SW01 Rm. 2010

Instructor

Sanja Garic-Komnenic

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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: 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: 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 43096

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 19 Online

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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.

Two seats remaining as of Dec 18, 2018 2:50 am PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 44988

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 19 Online

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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.

Four seats remaining as of Dec 18, 2018 2:50 am PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 47656

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 19 Online

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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.

CRN 49675

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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: 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 74102

Mon Jan 07 - Mon Apr 15 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 15 Mon 13:30 - 16:20 BBY SW05 Rm. 2895

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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: 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: 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 74103

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Mar 29 Online

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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: 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.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 74104

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 SW03 Rm. 2745

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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: 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: 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 44990

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 SW01 Rm. 3190

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to 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: 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 48227

Wed Jan 09 - Wed Apr 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 17 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 319

Instructor

Pierre Cassidy

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to 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: 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 49631

Fri Jan 11 - Fri Apr 12 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 12 Fri 13:30 - 16:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 406

Instructor

Pierre Cassidy

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. *(A)* PREREQUISITE: Department approval may be granted only if you have met the prerequisite requirement: BCIT ENGL 1177, OR 6 credits BCIT Communication at 1100-level or above. *(B)* EMAIL your transcript to 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: 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 80864

Wed Jan 02 - Tue Mar 19 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 02 - Mar 19 Online
Jan 08 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online SW01 Rm. 2024
Feb 05 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Distance SW01 Rm. 2024
Mar 19 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online SW01 Rm. 2024

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. THIS COURSE IS RESERVED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING DEGREE STUDENTS. Department approval is required. Please contact the Environmental Engineering Program Assistant at 604-432-8539 to get permission. This will be offered as a blended course comprised of on-line sessions and three classroom-based sessions: Tuesday, January 8, February 5 and March 19 (Final Exam) from 1830-2130. Dates may be subject to change. 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).
  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 full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 44505

Mon Jan 07 - Fri Apr 19 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 19 Online

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$662.17

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.

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

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  4. Computer Systems (Database Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Computer Systems (Human Computer Interface Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  6. Computer Systems (Network Security Administration Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  7. Computer Systems (Network Security Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  8. Computer Systems (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  9. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  10. Forensic Investigation (Computer Crime Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  11. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  12. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  13. Forensic Investigation (Forensic Science Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural Science
    Full-time   Bachelor of Architectural Science
  2. Construction Management
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Ecological Restoration
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Science
  4. Environmental Engineering Technology
    Full-time/Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology
  6. Geomatics
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science
  7. Interior Design
    Full-time   Diploma
  8. Interior Design
    Part-time   Diploma
  9. Mining and Mineral Resource Engineering
    Full-time   Bachelor of Engineering

School of Energy

  1. Electrical Engineering
    Full-time   Bachelor of Engineering
  2. Electronics
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Manufacturing
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  4. Mechanical Engineering
    Full-time   Bachelor of Engineering

School of Health Sciences

  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Health Science
  2. Environmental Health (Public Health Inspection)
    Full-time   Bachelor of Technology
  3. Food Technology and Operations Management
    Full-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science
  4. Honours in Biotechnology
    Full-time/Cooperative Education   Bachelor of Science
  5. Nursing
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  6. Radiation Therapy
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science
  7. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Combined Critical Care/Emergency Option)
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  8. Specialty Nursing (Critical Care - Standard Option)
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Science in Nursing
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  10. Specialty Nursing (Emergency - Standard Option)
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Libs 7001 Course Reader (Jun 2018)
Author Libs : Gracias
Publisher Acc/Roy
Binding Paperback
Price $54.95
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Libs 7001 Course Reader (Jun 2018)
Author Libs : Gracias
Publisher Acc/Roy
Binding Paperback
Price $54.95
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