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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
Mondays 4:00 - 5:00 pm in STRIVE Room.

Kaitlyn Kirkland
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:00 - 1:00 pm in STRIVE Room.

 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: 13631637
- 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

For Week 9 - Oct. 17-20
1. Read Intro to Nickel & Dimed & do response #1 on handout Nickel & Dimed Responses
2. Read your section in Nickel & Dimed for response #2 due Oct. 26/27.
3. Continue researching your Contemporary Issue topic. The first assignment related to your research is page 94, due Oct. 31/Nov. 1.
4. Note: The last day to withdraw from a semester length class is Friday Oct. 21!
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
Cite from Gale Opposing Viewpoints MLA8
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
Challenged Book Library Assignment pgs. 36-37
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 and Dimed Homework Questions (replace p. 60)
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 & ALA Citations - Challenged Books
Plagiarism Video
Scholarly Web Site Example

8th Edition MLA Info
MLA 8 Brief Guide
MLA 8 Brief Guide Large Print
Cite Marshall Univ & ALA Web
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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