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Course Description

This course is designed to prepare students for university entrance. The course focuses on the study of literature and non-print media with the writing of longer essays. Students will learn research and documentation methods needed for academic essays.

Course Details

Course Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Express yourself in a clear, grammatically correct, persuasive and audience-appropriate manner
  • Review and master elements of grammar, punctuation and sentence structure
  • Develop strategies for reading difficult material
  • Practice critical thinking skills through questioning (in class activities, discussions, presentations and compositions)
  • Explore thoughts, ideas, feelings, and experiences
  • Comprehend literature and other texts in oral, print, visual, and multimedia forms, and respond personally, critically, and creatively
  • Manage ideas and information
  • Create a variety of texts to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication
  • Respect, support, and collaborate with others
  • Summarize the main ideas of passages to be incorporated into research essays (summarize, paraphrase, and quote from selected sources)
  • Use MLA documentation for citation and preparation of references in research papers
  • Plan original essays; prepare the topic, thesis, and supporting content
  • Prepare an outline of a proposed essay
  • Plan and gather resources to research a specified topic
  • Identify and utilize writing techniques relating to introductions, transitions, organizational patterns, (exposition, comparison, contrast), and conclusions
  • Non-print media and critical reflection
  • Summarize the plot of a novel
  • Identify aspects of setting, plot, characterization, theme
  • Identify the writer’s point of view and show how it affects the story
  • Analyze how setting, plot, mood and climate influence the development of the plot
  • Select details in order to make references
  • Develop the theme(s) of a selection
  • Read, write about, discuss, and critique a novel
  • Identify musical elements in poetry such as rhyme, rhythm and alliteration
  • Read poetry that makes social commentary

Prerequisites

Successful completion of English 20-1 or equivalent course. Questions about placement?  Call: 403.220.2866 or E-mail: conted@ucalgary.ca  
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Type
Online
Dates
Jan 14, 2020 to Mar 23, 2020
Hours
60.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $545.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Indian Horse
Author: Richard Wagamese
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
Edition: Canadian First Edition 
ISBN-10: 1553654021
ISBN-13: 978-1553654025

Title: The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing 
Author: Babington, Doug; LePan, Don; Okun, Maureen; Ruddock, Nora
Broadview Press
Revised Canadian Fourth Edition
ISBN: 978-1554813360 / 1554813360 

Title: The Broadview Introduction to Literature 
Edited by: Chalykoff, Lisa; Gordon, Neta; Lumsden, Paul   
Broadview Press
Concise Edition - Second Edition 
ISBN: 978-1554814756 / 1554814758

Section Notes

Prerequisite: English 20-1 or an equivalent course. Questions? Call: 403.220.2866 or e-mail conted@ucalgary.ca

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources. Contact Continuing Education (403.220.2866) with any login issues, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Jan 15, 2020 to Mar 25, 2020
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Jan 18, 2020 to Mar 21, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
60.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $545.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Indian Horse
Author: Richard Wagamese
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
Edition: Canadian First Edition 
ISBN-10: 1553654021
ISBN-13: 978-1553654025

Title: The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing 
Author: Babington, Doug; LePan, Don; Okun, Maureen; Ruddock, Nora
Broadview Press
Revised Canadian Fourth Edition
ISBN: 9781554813360 / 1554813360 

Title: The Broadview Introduction to Literature 
Edited by: Chalykoff, Lisa; Gordon, Neta; Lumsden, Paul   
Broadview Press
Concise Edition - Second Edition 
ISBN: 9781554814756 / 1554814758

Section Notes

This course will run TWICE a week: Wednesdays (5:30 - 8:30 pm) and Saturdays (9:30 am - 12:30 pm). 

First class: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
No class: Saturday, February 15, 2020
Final exam: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (in class)

Prerequisite: English 20-1, or an equivalent course. Questions? Call: 403.220.2866 or e-mail conted@ucalgary.ca

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Apr 01, 2020 to Jun 10, 2020
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Apr 04, 2020 to Jun 13, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
60.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $545.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Indian Horse
Author: Richard Wagamese
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
Edition: Canadian First Edition 
ISBN-10: 1553654021
ISBN-13: 978-1553654025

Title: The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing 
Author: Babington, Doug; LePan, Don; Okun, Maureen; Ruddock, Nora
Broadview Press
Revised Canadian Fourth Edition
ISBN: 978-1554813360 / 1554813360 

Title: The Broadview Introduction to Literature 
Edited by: Chalykoff, Lisa; Gordon, Neta; Lumsden, Paul   
Broadview Press
Concise Edition - Second Edition 
ISBN: 978-1554814756 / 1554814758

Section Notes

This course will run twice a week: Wednesdays & Saturdays.  (Originally scheduled as Mondays & Thursdays)   

First class: Wednesday, April 1, 2020
No classes: Saturday, April 11 and Saturday, May 16, 2020
Final exam: Saturday, June 13, 2020 (in class)

Prerequisite: English 20-1 or an equivalent course. Questions? Call: 403.220.2866 or e-mail conted@ucalgary.ca

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Online
Dates
Jun 16, 2020 to Aug 24, 2020
Hours
60.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $545.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Indian Horse
Author: Richard Wagamese
Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre
Edition: Canadian First Edition 
ISBN-10: 1553654021
ISBN-13: 978-1553654025

Title: The Broadview Pocket Guide to Writing 
Author: Babington, Doug; LePan, Don; Okun, Maureen; Ruddock, Nora
Broadview Press
Revised Canadian Fourth Edition
ISBN: 978-1554813360 / 1554813360 

Title: The Broadview Introduction to Literature 
Edited by: Chalykoff, Lisa; Gordon, Neta; Lumsden, Paul   
Broadview Press
Concise Edition - Second Edition 
ISBN: 978-1554814756 / 1554814758

Section Notes

Prerequisite: English 20-1 or an equivalent course. Questions? Call: 403.220.2866 or e-mail conted@ucalgary.ca

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources. Contact Continuing Education (403.220.2866) with any login issues, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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