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ACDV B50 - Advanced Reading

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

Fall 2016
CRN 70027 Mon & Wed 1:00 - 2:25 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70028 Mon & Wed 2:35 - 4:00 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70033 Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 2:25 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70034 Tues & Thurs 2:35 - 4:00 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70035 Tues & Thurs 4:20 - 5:45 p.m. in SS 206

(Note: All B50 classes will periodically meet in SS3 computer lab - see posted messages near classroom)

Supplemental Instruction
Rayven Webb - Sign up for REMIND Messages:
Text # 81010, Message:

Kaitlyn Kirkland Sign up for REMIND Messages:
Text # 81010, Message:

 Class Packet LinkChildren of the Dustbowl Cover PhotoNickel & Dimed Cover     Reading for Academic Success Book         

- ACDV B50 Packet for Fall 2016 - by Kirst (Available in BC Bookstore) Required.
- Children of the Dustbowl by Jerry Stanley (1993). ISBN-13: 978-0517880944 Required.
- Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America by Barbara Ehrenreich (2001). ISBN:
978-0312626686 Required.
Reading for Academic Success -- Not required. Copies will be available in class.

Check your essay's originality at Turnitin.com:
- Turnitin class ID: 10206941
- Turnitin enrollment password: read

You can download a free copy of Microsoft Office for Windows or Mac:
Free Microsoft Office 360

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

ACDV B50 - Fall 2016
Mon/Wed Course Sequence

Tues/Thurs Course Sequence

Week 1 Homework
Read: Challenged Book Summaries 2016
Write: Dustbowl Writing Activity
Bring class packet to class every day
Pick up your challenged book - BC Library
Read: 1st ten pages of challenged book
Bring Children of the Dustbowl week 2
BC Information

BC Academic Calendar 2016-17

BC Final Exam Schedule Fall 2016
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 Posters 2016
Contemporary Issue Decision Guide 2016
Analyze an Argument Form
In-text citation samples
Transition Words to Connect Ideas

Quote, Paraphrase, or Summarize?
4-Step Summary Paragraph
Using Evidence to Support Claims
Supplemental Course Resources & Handouts
Anna Agenjo Presentation against Banning Books
Annotation Powerpoint
Annotate Work Addiction Article
Anticipation Guide - How to Read a Book
"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime" Lyrics
Challenged Book Summaries
Christina Chang Banning Books Article
Critical Thinking Video
Dustbowl Writing Activity
Email Etiquette Slideshow
Email Etiquette Brief Slideshow
Nickel & Dimed: Article on Rent in Each State
Nickel & Dimed FAQ Handout
Nickel & Dimed Summary
Nickel Article: How Govt & Biz Use the Poor as Piggy Banks
Poetry Analysis Extended
Porcelain Unicorn Video
Screenplay: The Street Cleaner
The Street Cleaner on Vimeo
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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
In-text Citations Video
Marshall University Libraries - Challenged Books
Plagiarism Video
Scholarly Web Site Example

8th Edition MLA Info
411 from MLA.org
MLA Guide from Purdue Univ OWL
MLA Guide from Professor Gloria Dumler
MLA Guide from Prof. Dumler - Large Print

7th Edition MLA Info
MLA In-Text Citations
MLA Format  Extended
MLA Essay Format
MLA PowerPoint

MLA PPT  Handouts

MLA Set-up YouTube Videos

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