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
Spring
2
2
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives ENG 102 is a compulsory course for first year students. It follows an integrated approach in terms of language skills and it is modular in nature. The teaching methodology is based on input (readinglistening) to output (speakşngwriting). By the end of the semester, students finish two main modules, which are reading and writing. In the reading module, students learn how to read effectively to determine relevant and required information. In the writing module, the focus is on equipping students with the necessarry skills needed to write different academic essay styles.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to scan a text
  • Will be able to write a quote/paraphrase/summary using different texts
  • Will be able identify the main idea of a text
  • Will be able to guess the meaning of unknown words
  • Will be able to make inferences
  • Will be able to write definitions and classifications
  • Will be able to write cause-effect essay
  • Will be able to write an argumentative essay
Course Content This course aims at equipping students with skills related to two main aspects of Academic English, which are reading and academic writing.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction: Course objectives and assessment Powerpoint slide
2 Academic Reading İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
3 Academic Reading İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
4 Academic Reading İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
5 Academic Reading İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
6 Review İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
7 Review İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
8 Midterm
9 Research skills and Plagiarism İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
10 Academic Writing Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
11 Academic Writing Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
12 Academic Writing Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
13 Academic Writing Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 102 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
14 Student Essay Project
15 Feedback on Student Projects
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Textbooks Powerpoint presentations, course notes
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
1
10
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
20
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
25
Final / Oral Exam
1
25
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
4
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
4
64
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
1
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
1
15
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
10
Final / Oral Exam
1
10
    Total
100

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to assess psychological concepts and perspectives, interpret and evaluate data using scientific methods X
2 To be able to develop a curiosity and interest towards the mind and its phenomena, to possess a sense of critical and scientific reflexion and ability to analyze new information. X
3 Ability to make use of theoretical and applied knowledge in local and global levels. X
4 To have a basic knowledge of other disciplines that can contribute to psychology and to be able to make use of this knowledge X
5 To possess and value societal, scientific and ethical principles in collecting, interpreting and publishing psychological data X
6 To have knowledge of how psychology is positioned as a scientific discipline from a historical perspective, and to know with what methods it views behavioural and mental processes X
7 To be able to distinguish between the emphases of fundamental theories and perspectives of psychology (behavioural, biological, cognitive, evolutionary, social, developmental, humanistic, psychodynamic and sociocultural) and compare and express their differences and similarities, contributions and limitations X
8 The competence to share psychological knowledge based and qualitative and quantitative data with experts and lay people, using effective communication skills X
9 To have the awareness of interpersonal and societal problems and phenomena and adopt this awareness in psychological problems and researches. X
10 Competence to make use of applied and theoretical psychological knowledge to make contributions to industrial development and provide solutions to problems X
11 To possess essential knowledge of techniques and instrumentation for psychological measurement and evaluation X

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

 

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