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 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 -
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
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