BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

ENGL-227 - Canadian Literature 1960 to Present - 3.00 Credits

ENGL-227 - Canadian Literature 1960 to Present - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
This course surveys the major trends in fictional form and theme in Canadian literature up to today. Major and marginalized writers are studied in an attempt to understand the many voices of our exciting national literature.
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  • Prerequisites : ENGL 111, ENGL 110, or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 Per Week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students should demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:
  • demonstrate proficiency in integral research writing tasks such as the summary, abstract, proposal, review of research, formal outline, and critical research paper;

  • integrate a variety of documentary sources with the student’s own thinking;

  • demonstrate proficiency at critically reading, analyzing and evaluating both primary and secondary sources in order to interpret and responsibly manage facts, statistics, inferences, expert opinions, lay opinions, and value judgments related to select authors and readings; and

  • compose essays that demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Text and Materials:
  • Margaret Atwood’s The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories.

  • W.H. New’s Inside the Poem.

  • Margaret Laurence’s The Diviners.

  • Mordecai Richler’s Barney’s Vision.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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