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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

Spring 2015
CRN 30398 Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 2:25 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 30399 Tues & Thurs 2:35 - 4:00 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 30400 Tues & Thurs 4:20 - 5:45 p.m. in SS 206

Supplemental Instruction in with Rayven Webb (Extra Credit!):
Mondays: 12:30 - 1:30 (Library 224 Upstairs!)
Tuesdays: NO SI
Wednesdays: 12:30 - 1:30 (Library 129)
Thursdays: 12:00 - 1:00 (Library 129)
Fridays: 12:00 - 1:00 (Library 129)
Saturdays: TBA


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

- ACDV B50 Packet for Spring 2015  - 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 by Primis (Available only in BC Bookstore) Recommended

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

All class materials are available in alternate formats upon request.

ACDV B50 - Spring 2015
Course Sequence

BC Information

BC Academic Calendar 2014-15

BC Final Exam Schedule Spring 2015
BC Library

CAS Workshops
Habits of Mind: It's POSSIBLE!

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

Supplemental Resources

Anna Agenjo Presentation
Anticipation Guide - How to Read a Book
"Brother, Can You Spare a Dime" Lyrics
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

Contemporary Issue Project
Contemporary Issue Intro
Contemporary Issue Topics
Contemporary Issue Decision Guide
Contemporary Issue All-in-one Presentation Rubric
Contemporary Issue Essay Rubric
Analyze an Article Form
In-text citation samples
Transition Words to Connect Ideas

Free Resources:
BC Tutoring - SS 203
Supplemental Instruction - Library 130. See above.
Habits of Mind: It's POSSIBLE!

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