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
4
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
Lecture / Presentation
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 Description 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
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 / Unıt I: Introduction to research
2 Unit I: Introduction to research
3 Unit I: Introduction to research -
4 Unit I: Introduction to research Blackboard 1
5 Unit II: Data collection methods -
6 Unit II: Data collection methods & Planning and cue cards for Optional Online Presentations
7 Unit II: Data collection methods & Planning and cue cards for Optional Online Presentations & Catch-up Review Blackboard 2
8 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals
9 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals / Planning and cue cards for Online Presentation 1 & Mock Midterm Blackboard 3
10 Online Presentation 1
11 Unit IV: Animal Testing
12 Unit IV: Animal Testing Blackboard 4
13 Unit IV: Animal Testing & Evidence of Learning & End of Unit Test
14 Planning and cue cards and visuals for Online Presentation 2
15 Online Presentation 2
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/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

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
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
1
15
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
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
6
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
8
Project
1
-
Seminar / Workshop
1
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
5
Final Exams
1
8
    Total
117

 

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