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/Spring
2
2432423
3
3
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course Group Work
Q&A
Critical feedback
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;
  • recognise the relationship between ideas in academic texts
  • research an academic topic using a variety of sources
  • summarise information in an academic text
  • paraphrase information in an academic text
  • quote information in an academic text
  • synthesize information in an academic text.
  • write texts on an academic topic presenting their own view point
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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction: Course objectives and assessment - Unit 1: Communication at University (Part A) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 15-16
2 Unit 1:Communication at University (Part B-C) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 16-25
3 Unit 1:Communication at University (Part D-E)- Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part A) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 26-32
4 Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part B-C) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 39-48
5 Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part D-E) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 49-58
6 Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part F) - Assignment Planning - Written Assignment Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 59-63
7 Catch up and Review Test 1 - End of Unit Tests - Mock Midterm Exam Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 33-36,64-70 -Blackboard
8 Unit 3: Production Planning (Part A- B) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 71-84 - Midterm Exam
9 Unit 3: Production Planning (Part C-D) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 85-93
10 Unit 3: Production Planning (Part E) - Assignment Planning - Written Assignment Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 94-95
11 Unit 4: Social Networking (Part A-B-C) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 105-109
12 Unit 4: Social Networking (Part D-E) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 109-124
13 Unit 4: Social Networking (Part E) - Assignment Planning - Written Assignment Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 119-124
14 Mock Exam - Review Test 2 Blackboard
15 Review of the semester - End of Unit Tests Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 96-103, 125-130 - Blackboard
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Anchor 1 - Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context by Anita Afacan, Nil Akpınar Wilsing / Editor: Aynur Yürekli

Suggested Readings/Materials

Supplementary material to be prepared when necessary by the course instructors

 

 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
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
4
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
6
Final Exams
1
8
    Total
106

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

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