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LIBS 7001 - Critical Reading and Writing

Liberal Studies Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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

$654.19 - $691.02 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Fall 2021

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

CRN 32298

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 32303

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 32757

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 33226

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Robin Dahling

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 34090

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 38552

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Stephen Ogden

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 45255

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Chris-Anne Stumpf

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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. Departmental approval needed: *(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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 45256

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Nov 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Nov 26 Online

Instructor

Jaime Denike

Course Outline

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 47544

Tue Sep 07 - Fri Dec 17 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 07 - Dec 17 Online

Instructor

Ashton Howley

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$654.19

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 echienchu@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 back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 36509

Fri Sep 10 - Fri Dec 10 14 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 10 - Dec 10 Fri 13:00 - 16:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 402

Instructor

Michael Bourne

Course Outline

Cost

$691.02

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. 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. No class on Oct 15
  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 and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and 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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  2. Bachelor of Business Administration
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School of Computing and Academic Studies

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  3. Computer Systems (Database Option)
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  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
  7. Computer Systems (Wireless and Mobile Applications Development Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  8. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Advanced Certificate
  9. Forensic Investigation (Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity Option)
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  10. Forensic Investigation (Crime and Intelligence Analysis Option)
    Part-time   Bachelor of Technology
  11. 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. Geographic Information Systems
    Full-time/Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology
  5. Geomatics
    Full-time   Bachelor of Science
  6. Interior Design
    Full-time   Diploma
  7. Interior Design
    Part-time   Diploma
  8. Mining and Mineral Resource Engineering
    Full-time   Bachelor of Engineering

School of Energy

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

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  1. Bachelor of Health Science (Magnetic Resonance Imaging Option)
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    Full-time   Bachelor of Science

School of Transportation

  1. Technology Management
    Part-time/Distance & Online Learning   Bachelor of Technology

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