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Spring 2015

ACDV B50 - Advanced Reading

ACDV B77 - Basic Math

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ACDV B50: Advanced Reading and Critical Thinking (3 units)
This course fulfills the reading competency graduation requirement.

Joyce Kirst

Fall 2015
CRN 70809 Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 2:25 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70810 Tues & Thurs 2:35 - 4:00 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70811 Tues & Thurs 4:20 - 5:45 p.m. in SS 206
(Note: All B50 classes will periodically meet in SS3 computer lab - see course sequence and posted messages)

Supplemental Instruction with Rayven Webb - Second Floor, East Side of Student Services Bldg:
Mondays: 10:00 - 11:00  a.m. AND 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Question Room
Tuesdays: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in SS 136 (Writing Ctr)
Wednesdays: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in Strive Room


 Class Packet LinkChildren of the Dustbowl Cover PhotoChew on This Book ImageReading for Academic Success Book

- ACDV B50 Packet for Summer & Fall 2015  - by Kirst (Available only in BC Bookstore and Kirst web page) Required
- Children of the Dustbowl by Jerry Stanley (1993). ISBN-13: 978-0517880944 Required
- Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know about Fast Food by Charles Wilson and Eric Schlosser (2007).
ISBN-13: 978-0618593941. Required. Sample (book's intro) from publisher's website
Reading for Academic Success -- Not required. Copies will be available in class.

Keep track of your grade with Engrade:
- Engrade Enrollment at www.engrade.com/student - Obtain free code from Professor

- Turnitin class ID: 10206941
- Turnitin enrollment password: read

All class materials are available in alternate formats upon request to DSPS.

ACDV B50 - Fall 2015
Course Sequence

BC Information

BC Academic Calendar 2015-16

BC Final Exam Schedule
BC Library

BC Library Videos: Avoiding Plagiarism

         What is Plagiarism? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmRTcLHKN50

         Terms to Know - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sVenhKcLn_Y

         Avoiding Plagiarism - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CLmjAa8yH8

Free BC Resources
BC Tutoring - SS 203
BC Writing Center - SS 135
Supplemental Instruction
Habits of Mind: It's POSSIBLE!

CAS Workshops

Contemporary Issue Project
Contemporary Issue Intro
Contemporary Issue Topics
Contemporary Issue Decision Guide
Analyze an Argument Form
In-text citation samples
Transition Words to Connect Ideas
Supplemental Course Resources
Anna Agenjo Presentation
Anticipation Guide - How to Read a Book
"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime" Lyrics
Challenged Book Group Presentation 2015 Rubric
Challenged Book Summaries
Chew on This Response Questions
Chew on This Essay Rubric
Christina Chang Banning Books Article
Dustbowl Writing Activity
Email Etiquette Slideshow
Brief Email Etiquette Slideshow
"How to Read a Book"
Photo Essays
Poetry Analysis
Porcelain Unicorn Video
Presidential Inaugural Addresses
Screenplay: The Street Cleaner
The Street Cleaner Web Site
The Street Cleaner on Vimeo

Research Info

5 Ws of Web Evaluation
American Library Association - Challenged Books
Cite ALA and Marshall U
Database Search Guidelines (EBSCO)
EasyBib MLA Citation Guide
Marshall University Libraries - Challenged Books
MLA In-Text Citations
MLA Format  Extended
MLA PowerPoint
MLA PPT  Handouts

Scholarly Web Site Example

MLA Essay Format

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