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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

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

Formerly UPG 222 English 2. Students who have taken UPG 222 should not enrol in this course.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of English 20-1 or equivalent course.

Questions about placement? Please contact us.

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Type
Class
Days
Th, M
Time
5:30PM to 8:30PM
Dates
Sep 05, 2024 to Dec 05, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
70.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
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; Frost, Cory, LePan, Don; Okun, Maureen; Ruddock, Nora; Weingarten, Karen
Broadview Press
Revised Canadian Fifth Edition
ISBN: 9781554815425 / 1554815428

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 the 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.

It is the student’s responsibility to confirm transcript deadlines with UCalgary Admissions.

 

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
W
Time
5:30PM to 6:30PM
Dates
Sep 11, 2024 to Nov 27, 2024
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 11, 2024 to Dec 03, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
70.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
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; Frost, Cory, LePan, Don; Okun, Maureen; Ruddock, Nora; Weingarten, Karen
Broadview Press
Revised Canadian Fifth Edition
ISBN: 9781554815425 / 1554815428

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 the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, a reliable headset with microphone, and a webcam.

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

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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.

It is the student’s responsibility to confirm transcript deadlines with UCalgary Admissions.

 

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Sa
Time
9:30AM to 10:30AM
Dates
Sep 14, 2024 to Nov 30, 2024
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 14, 2024 to Dec 06, 2024
Schedule and Location
Hours
70.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $599.00
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; Frost, Cory, LePan, Don; Okun, Maureen; Ruddock, Nora; Weingarten, Karen
Broadview Press
Revised Canadian Fifth Edition
ISBN: 9781554815425 / 1554815428

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

No classes on:
Sat, 12 Oct 2024, Thanksgiving
Sat, 09 Nov 2024, Remembrance Day

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

To fully participate in the live sessions, students will need: an internet connection, a reliable headset with microphone, and a webcam.

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

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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.

It is the student’s responsibility to confirm transcript deadlines with UCalgary Admissions.

 

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