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 ENG 101 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 listening and speaking. In the listening and notetaking module, students learn how to listen and take notes effectively. In the speaking module, the focus is on equipping students with the necessarry skills needed to give an academic presentation and to Express themselves orally.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Will be able to use abbraviations while notetaking
  • Will be able to differentiate between important and unimportant information
  • Will be able to identify transitions and their functions while listening
  • Will be able to identify the structure of an academic presentation
  • Will be able to start and conclude an academic presentation
  • Will be able to put forward an idea and support it
  • Will be able to use acceptable body language during a presentation
Course Description This course aims at equipping students with skills related to two main aspects of Academic English, which are listening and notetaking and academic speaking.

 



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 Powerpoint slide
2 Competencies for EAP and the inputoutput relationship İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
3 Academic Listening and Notetaking İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
4 Academic Listening and Notetaking İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
5 Academic Listening and Notetaking İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
6 Academic Listening and Notetaking İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
7 Review İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
8 Midterm
9 Research skills and Plagiarism İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
10 Academic Speaking and Presentation Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
11 Academic Speaking and Presentation Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
12 Academic Speaking and Presentation Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
13 Academic Speaking and Presentation Skills İzmir University of Economics ENG 101 Academic Skills in English Faculty Book 2009
14 Student Presentations
15 Feedback on Student Presentations
16 Review of the Semester  
Course Notes/Textbooks Powerpoint presentations, course notes
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
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
23
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
27
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
73
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
27
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
10
Final Exams
1
10
    Total
99

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

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

Ability to apply theoretical and technical knowledge in architecture.

X
2

Ability to understand, interpret and evaluate architectural concepts and theories.

X
3

Ability to take on responsibility as an individual and as a team member to solve complex problems in the practice of architecture.

 

X
4

Critical evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to diagnose individual educational needs and to direct self-education.

X
5

Ability to communicate architectural ideas and proposals for solutions to architectural problems in visual, written and oral form.

X
6

Ability to support architectural thoughts and proposals for solutions to architectural problems with qualitative and quantitative data and to communicate these with specialists and non-specialists.

X
7

Ability to use a foreign language to follow developments in architecture and to communicate with colleagues.

X
8

Ability to use digital information and communication technologies at a level that is adequate to the discipline of architecture.

X
9

Being equipped with social, scientific and ethical values in the accumulation, interpretation and/or application of architectural data.

X
10

Ability to collaborate with other disciplines that are directly or indirectly related to architecture with basic knowledge in these disciplines.

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

 

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