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Spring 2016

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.

Joyce Kirst

Spring 2016
CRN 30423 Monday only 1:00 - 4:10 p.m. in SS 3A
CRN 30429 Tues & Thurs 1:00 - 2:25 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 30430 Tues & Thurs 2:35 - 4:00 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 30431 Tues & Thurs 4:20 - 5:45 p.m. in SS 206
CRN 30434 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: @acdvb501 for 1 pm or @acdvb502 for 2:35 pm

Monday: 1:00 - 2:00 pm Grow Room
Monday: 4:00 - 5:00 pm Grow Room
Wednesday: 2:00 - 3:00 pm Strive Room

Kaitlyn Kirkland Sign up for REMIND Messages:
Text # 81010, Message: @acdvb504 for 4:20 pm, or @acdvb506 for 6 pm, or @acdvb50m for Monday class

Monday: 12:00 - 1:00 pm SS 136
Tuesday: 2:00 - 3:00 AND 3:00 - 4:00 pm SS 136
Wednesday: 4:00 - 5:00 pm SS 136
Thursday: 3:00 - 4:00 pm SS 136

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

- ACDV B50 Packet for Spring 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.
- 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

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

Free Microsoft Office 360:

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

ACDV B50 - Spring 2016
Monday Only Course Sequence

Tues/Thurs 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 Topics 2015
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
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 Group Presentation Rubric
Challenged Book Summaries
Chew on This Handout Kirst Classes Spring 2016
Chew on This Response Questions
Chew on This Socratic Discussion
Chew on This Essay Rubric
Christina Chang Banning Books Article
Critical Thinking Video
Dustbowl Writing Activity
Email Etiquette Slideshow
Email Etiquette Brief Slideshow
"How to Read a Book"
Photo Essays
Poetry Analysis
Porcelain Unicorn Video
Presidential Inaugural Addresses
Screenplay: The Street Cleaner
The Street Cleaner on Vimeo
(Use Chrome  or Safari browser if Internet Explorer does not work)
Work Addiction Article

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
MLA In-Text Citations
MLA Format  Extended
MLA Essay Format
MLA PowerPoint

MLA PPT  Handouts

MLA Set-up YouTube Video
Plagiarism Video
Scholarly Web Site Example

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