COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Academic Skills in English II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ENG 102
Fall/Spring
2
2
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims at preparing students to use academic skills in English.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to identify clearly stated and implied points of view in academic texts
  • to recognize the relationship between ideas in academic texts
  • to research an academic topic using a variety of sources
  • to summarise information in an academic text
  • to paraphrase information in an academic text
  • to quote information in an academic text
  • to synthesize information in an academic text
  • to give presentations on an academic text
  • to write texts on an academic topic presenting their own view point
Course Content ENG 102 is a compulsory course for first year students. ENG 102 focuses on the cognitive skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students' academic listening skills will be improved by listening to important / relevant information from lectures or discussions and reading skills by reading recent academic texts and then using this information to create an output task. Speaking focuses on giving presentations and students get prepared to express their ideas and opinions by speaking persuasively and coherently. The writing component is a consolidation of the speaking activities.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction: Course objectives and assessment
2 Unit I: Introduction to research
3 Unit I: Introduction to research / Unit II: Data collection methods Blackboard 1
4 Unit II: Data collection methods
5 Unit II: Data collection methods Blackboard 2
6 Catch-up and review
7 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals
8 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals
9 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals Blackboard 3
10 Unit IV: Animal Testing
11 Unit IV: Animal Testing
12 Unit IV: Animal Testing Blackboard 4
13 Presentations
14 Presentations
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Textbooks

Anchor 2 - Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context by Anita Afacan, Nil Akpınar Wising and Stefan O'grady / Editor: Aynur Yürekli Kaynardağ

References Supplementary material to be prepared when necessary by the course instructors

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
3
30
Project
-
-
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
5
75
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
1
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
3
6
Project
-
-
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
3
Final / Oral Exam
1
3
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 Able to have basic theoretical and practical knowledges in line with scientific developments in the field of nursing and health sciences for family and community health and well-being X
2 Able to use the basic theoretical and practical knowledges to meet the health care requirements of family and community with holistik approach X
3 Able to follow the evidence-based practices and new approaches by performing nursing practices X
4 Able to maintain responsibility of improving by itself while adopting the importance of lifelong learning and following scientific, technological and current practices X
5 Contribute to the development of professional nursing X
6 Able to communicate effectively with individuals, families, communities and healthcare team in applications X
7 Able to occur on the national and international professional platforms having the individual study skills and ability to decide independently X
8 Able to plan and manage the activities for the development of employees under working his responsibility X
9 Able to organize the projects and events for the living social environment with social responsibility and to apply them X
10 Able to evaluate the applicability of research results, use in nursing practices, identify new problem areas for their survival and think critically X
11 In period of data collection, interpretation and evaluation of results, able to teach and control the social, scientific and ethical values by observing these values X
12 Able to follow innovations and communicate with colleague using at least a foreign language X
13 Ability for disciplinary and inter-disciplinary team working X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest