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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: 12:00 - 1:00 (Library 130)


 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!

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

"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

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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