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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

Notes

Withdrawal Policy

For a full refund to be issued, notice of withdrawal must be received ten calendar days or more prior to the start date of the course.

If notice of a student's withdrawal from a course is received less than ten calendar days prior to the start date or up to five days after the start date of the course, an administration fee of $100 will be applied to the refund amount.

Withdrawal notices received more than five days after the start date will not be issued a refund.

Formerly: Basic English UPG 102 (50 hours) and English 2 UPG 220 - English 2 (39 hours)

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
Class
Days
M, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 09, 2019 to Nov 21, 2019
Schedule and Location
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
ISBN: 978-1554812554 / 1554812550

Section Notes

First class: Monday, September 9, 2019
No classes: Monday, October 14 and Monday, November 11, 2019
Final exam: Thursday, November 21, 2019 (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
Sep 10, 2019 to Nov 18, 2019
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: 9781554813360 / 1554813360 

Title: The Broadview Introduction to Literature 
Edited by: Chalykoff, Lisa; Gordon, Neta; Lumsden, Paul   
Broadview Press
Concise Edition
ISBN: 9781554812554 / 1554812550

Section Notes

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 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.

Questions? Call: 403.220.2866 or e-mail conted@ucalgary.ca

Type
Class
Days
W
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 11, 2019 to Nov 20, 2019
Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Sep 14, 2019 to Nov 23, 2019
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
ISBN: 9781554812554 / 1554812550

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, September 11, 2019
No classes: Saturday, October 12 and Saturday, November 9, 2019
Final exam: Saturday, November 23, 2019 (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
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
Th, M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Apr 02, 2020 to Jun 15, 2020
Schedule and Location
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

This course will run twice a week (Thursdays & Mondays). 

First class: Thursday, April 2, 2020
No classes: Monday, April 13 and Monday, May 18, 2020
Final exam: Monday, June 15, 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.

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