EI 230 Integrated Skills I
FA 2008 HOA
August 18 -- December 12, 2008
12:25 - 1:40 PM
Textbook: None required. Materials will be provided by the instructor.
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Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
In this course your core assessment will consist of three projects, each of which is worth 20% of your grade. Each project will be centered around a theme; for each, there is a required oral presentation, body of written work, vocabulary workbook, and visual creation (please see course outline for details). Students will be given a checklist and complete list of expectations at the start of each unit.
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Late Submission of Course Materials: Students will be required to deliver oral presentations on the day assigned unless they have an excused absence. Absent students must arrange with the instructor to give their presentation as soon as possible. Written assignments may be submitted up to a week late; all late assignments will be assessed a grading penalty to be determined by the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students must attend class regularly and on time. Group participation is a core component of the class; respect for each individual student and his/her contribution to the class will be paramount. Students should be prepared to spend time outside of class meeting with group partners and preparing presentations/projects. Oral presentations must be prepared and practiced before presented in class. Oral presentations will not be written presentations simply read aloud from a text. Presenters may use previously prepared note cards or outlines when required. Students should listen carefully to their fellow presenters and respect their efforts. Quizzes may be compiled from student-presented presentations.
August 18 – August 29
Project: Oral presentation about your country’s (or an individual competitor from your country) participation in the Olympic Games. (5 minutes) Due: 8/29
LABOR DAY: No Class
September 5 – November 14
Life in the United States
9/5 – 9/12
Mini-project: Write a week’s journal in the style of Frederick Douglas. Due: 9/12
9/15 – 9/22
Mini-project: Due: 9/22
Customs, Traditions, Holidays
Mini-project: Poster collage of a holiday. Due 10/3
Diversity, Social Issues
Mini-project: Survey. Due 10/20
FALL BREAK: No Class
Mini-project: Debate. Due 11/3
Mini-project: Due: 11/10
November 14 – December 5
Project: public awareness campaign. Due 12/1
Final Paper. Due 12/5
THANKSGIVING : No Class
Last Day of Class
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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 87
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 2008-2009 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 2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89-90
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
Additional Information:The course outline and assignments listed above are a guideline only and may be changed at the instructor's discretion.
Last Updated:8/17/2008 11:50:01 AM