COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Academic Skills in English I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ENG 101
Fall
2
2
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives English 101 is a compulsory course for freshman students. English 101 focuses on the cognitive skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course uses current reading and listening texts and focuses on how to understand relevant parts of a text, how to read quickly and effectively, how to relate different ideas from multiple texts and how to use texts as sources for an output task. In speaking and writing, the course focuses on using sources, paraphrasing, quoting, summarising and synthesizing. The students will learn how to write coherent, concise informative or persuasive responses to writing questions supporting their point of view.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • recognize levels of formality in e-mails and announcements
  • identify main and supporting ideas in academic texts
  • paraphrase information from academic texts in an academically acceptable way
  • synthesise information from a variety of academic sources
  • write texts on academic topics using a variety of sources and their own viewpoint
Course Description This course aims at preparing students to use academic skills in English.

 



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 Required Materials
1 Introduction: Course objectives and assessment -
2 Communication at university Pages 1-10 (up to Part D. E-mail writing) -
3 Communication at university Pages 10-16 Colour and design pages 20-23 (up to Part C: Listening) Blackboard 1
4 Colour and design Pages 23-34 (up to the 2nd exercise) -
5 Colour and design P ages 34-42 Blackboard 2
6 Oral reports Pages 43-45 -
7 Catch up and Review End of Unit Tests pages 17-19 and 46-52 -
8 Production planning Pages 53-62 (up to Part B: Reading II) -
9 Production planning Pages 62-69 -
10 Production planning Pages 70-77 Blackboard 3
11 Social networking Pages 85-93 (up to exercise 3) -
12 Social networking Pages 93-96 -
13 Social networking Pages 97-99 Blackboard 4
14 Mock Exam
15 Review of the semester End of Unit Tests pages 78-84 and 100-104
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Anchor 1 - Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context by Anita Afacan, Nil Akpınar Wising and Stefan O'grady / Editor: Aynur Yürekli Kaynardağ

Suggested Readings/Materials

Supplementary material to be prepared when necessary by the course instructors

 

 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
1
5
Field Work
1
10
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
15
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
25
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
75
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
1
16
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
-
-
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
2
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
2
Final Exams
1
2
    Total
90

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to equipped with theoretical and practical knowledge of industrial design, and to apply it to a variety of products, services and systems from conventional industries to urban scale with innovative and sustainable approaches

2

To be able to communicate design concepts and proposals for solutions, which are supported with quantitative and qualitative data, to specialists and non-specialists through visual, written, and oral means

X
3

To be able to equipped with the related theoretical and methodological knowledge of engineering, management, and visual communication that is required for interdisciplinary characteristic of industrial design; and to collaborate with other disciplines, organizations, or companies

4

To be able to equipped with the knowledge of history and theory of design, arts and crafts; and culture of industrial design

X
5

To be able to equipped with social, cultural, economic, environmental, legal, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of disciplinary information and to employ these values regarding different needs

6

To be able to develop contemporary approaches individually and as a team member to solve today’s problems in the practice of industrial design

X
7

To be able to define design problems within their contexts and circumstances, and to propose solutions for them within the discipline of industrial design considering materials, production technologies and ergonomics

X
8

To be able to use digital information and communication technologies, physical model making techniques and machinery, at an adequate level to the discipline of industrial design

9

To be able to employ design research and methods within the theory and practice of industrial design

10

To be able to recognize the need and importance of a personal lifelong learning attitude towards their chosen specialization area within the industrial design field

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of industrial design and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently

X
13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to their field of expertise

X

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