EI 101 Beginning Reading and Writing I
FA 2006 HOZ
Coordinator of EIL at Park University
Herr House 8
TR 8 - 10
Aug. 21 - Dec. 15
8:00 - 8:50
Beamont, John. NorthStar Focus on Reading and Writing, Introductory. Longman, 2002.
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The role of a teacher is to help students develop the skills they need in order to be active and involved learners. Language learning must proceed at the learner's pace, with respect and attention paid to each individual's strengths and weaknesses.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
1. Writing portfolio: Students will collect a selection of 10 writing assignments, according to their choice, and submit it at the end of the semester. The portfolio should reflect a variety of types of writing and should show progress and improvement (i.e. include drafts as well as final versions). 30% of mark
2. Quizzes: Students will write frequent vocabulary and reading comprehension quizzes. 20% of mark
3. Journal: Students will write weekly journal entries on subjects provided. 20% of mark
4. Essay test: during the last class period students will write an essay on a pre-arranged subject. 10% of mark
5. Homework: Weekly homework assignments will be given. 10% of mark
6. Participation: Students are expected to attend class, participate in all activities and discussions, and prepare as requested. 10% of mark.
Late Submission of Course Materials:
The instructor will not accept assignments submitted late, except by pre-arrangement, or due to extenuating circumstances.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Please come to class with a positive attitude. For courtesy's sake, turn off your cell phone while in class. It is expected that you will listen to the opinions and contributions of others with the same respect that you would like to receive yourself.
1: Aug. 21 - 25
Exercises (provided by instructor)
First journal entry: Me
2: Aug. 28 – Sept. 1
Unit 1, text
3. Sept. 4 - 8
No class Sept 4 (Labor Day)
Unit 2, text
4. Sept. 11 - 15
5. Sept. 18 - 22
Unit 3, text
6.Sept. 25 – 29
No class Sept. 29
7. Oct. 2 - 6
Strength in numbers
Unit 4, text
8.Oct. 9 – 13
No class Oct. 13
Unit 5, text
9. Oct. 16 - 20
10. Oct. 23 – 26
11. Oct. 30 – Nov. 3
No class Nov. 3
Unit 6, text
12. Nov. 6 – 10
No class Nov. 10 (Veteran's Day)
13. Nov. 13 - 17
Unit 7, text
14. Nov. 20 – 24
No class Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving)
Unit 8, text
15. Nov. 27 – Dec. 1
Unit 9, text
16. Dec. 4 - 8
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87-89
Plagiarism:Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2006-2007 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
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Last Updated:9/1/2006 2:32:56 PM