sap course 1434119718

Course Code & Number:

ENG 102

Course Title:

Expository Writing

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+0+2) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Writing a term paper by following a process approach; doing library and internet research, formulating a thesis and researching supporting ideas; one-on-one tutorials with instructors for feedback during the stages; oral presentation with the aim of defending written work; emphasis on the importance of avoiding plagiarism.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: ENG 101
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Portfolio - 45% 
Speaking - 10% 
Mid-term Exam - 20% 
Final Exam - 25%

Year of Study: 
Freshman
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsary
Required Reading: 
1. Materials compiled by TEDU ELS.
Course Objective: 

The overall aim of the course is to further improve the students’ four skills in an integrated manner and to develop and improve higher order thinking skills in the students.

Computer Usage: 
Web searching
Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Reading At the end of the course, the students will be able to make good use of pre-reading strategies such as predicting, skimming, scanning, etc., identify reference signals and understand what they stand for understand and use academic vocabulary, guess the meanings of words they do not know by using appropriate clues, make inferences from a reading text, identify major and minor ideas within a text, distinguish between facts and opinions, understand the relationship between ideas within a text, evaluate the ideas in a text and reflect on them, identify the writer’s attitude and style, understand the tone of the text, respond to the ideas in a text.
2. Listening At the end of the course the students will be able to understand the main ideas in a text, differentiate between major and minor ideas, further improve their notetaking skills, understand implied ideas, identify the speaker’s attitude and style, understand the tone of a listening text, respond to the ideas in listening texts.
3. Speaking At the end of the course the students will be able to express their opinions, justify their opinions by giving reasons, ask for clarification, handle questions effectively, present information and data related to the topic, describe visual aids.
4. Writing At the end of the course the students will be able to do research (library and internet), evaluate the relevance and reliability of a source, write notecards, write expository essays, write a term paper, use appropriate methods of organization, use appropriate language structures and discourse markers, follow the stages in a process writing approach, follow the appropriate citation techniques, summarize, synthesize, quote, and paraphrase information from different sources.

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Scaffolding/Coaching
Inquiry
Collaborating
Think-Pair-Share
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Brainstorming
Hands-on Activities
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Portfolio
Presentation (Oral/Poster)
Others

Student Workload:

Debate
2
hrs
Hands-on Work
15
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
10
hrs
Final Exam
10
hrs
Field Trips/Visits
6
hrs
Resource Review
10
hrs
Oral Presentation
4
hrs

Prepared By:

Revised By:

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