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Fall 2014 Courses

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 2014
CRN 70425 Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 2:25 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70426 Tues & Thurs 2:35 - 4:00 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 70427 Tues & Thurs 4:20 - 5:45 p.m. in SS 206

Supplemental Instruction in Library 130 with Rayven:
Mondays 11:00 am to noon
Wednesdays 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 am

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

- ACDV B50 Packet for Fall 2014  - 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

Additional Information
- Engrade Enrollment at www.engrade.com/student - Obtain free code from professor
Supplemental Instruction in Library 130 - Days/Times to be Announced (extra credit)

ACDV B50 - Fall 2014
Course Sequence
Course Sequence Revised Sept 2014

BC Information

BC Academic Calendar 2014-15

BC Final Exam Schedule Fall 2014
BC Library

Habits of Mind: It's POSSIBLE!
CAS Workshops

1st day -
Dustbowl Writing Activity

Chew on This Response Questions
Chew on This Essay Rubric

Porcelain Unicorn Video

Email Etiquette Slideshow

The Street Cleaner Movie

Anticipation Guide - How to Read a Book

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

Scholarly Web Site Example

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

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

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