EI 322 Academic Reading II
SP 2010 HO
Instructor, English as an International Language
Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages
Herr House 19
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00-11:00 am; Monday, Friday 2:00-5:00 pm
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The instructor believes that students are best able to achieve their learning goals in a secure environment. Mutual respect and cooperation are therefore essential at all times in the classroom. By working closely with both the instructor and classmates, students will become more aware and independent language learners. The instructor’s ultimate goal is to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge so that they may take control of and direct their own learning.
Sustained Silent Reading 10%
Google Reader Summaries and Reflection 15%
Ender's Game and Vocabulary Quizzes 20%
Vocabulary Lists 15%
Final paper 20%
Active participation and attendance 20%
Below 55%: F
Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late work will be accepted up to one week after the assignment is due. Note that assignments submitted late will lose one letter grade; for example, an 'A' becomes a 'B', etc. If a student is ill (with a doctor's note) or there are other extraordinary circumstances, no grade deduction will take place.
Classroom Rules of Conduct:
for Today (TfT): Hop, Skip…and Software?
Program to Bring Laptop Computers to Rural Schools
Game (EG) chapters 1-2 due
a library card!
EG quiz 1
My Husband the Outsider
chapters 3-4 due
Bring library books Friday: Chapters 1-3 vocabulary list
Unwelcome in Chinatown
chapter 5 due
Google Reader summary 1
Who Lives Longer?
chapter 6 due
EG quiz 2
More Senior Citizens, Fewer Kids
chapter 7 due
Chapters 4-6 vocabulary list
The Mindset of Health
chapter 8 due
Google Reader summary 2
How to Behave in a Hospital
chapter 9 due
EG quiz 3
Assisted Suicide: Multiple Perspectives
chapter 10 due
Chapters 7-10 vocabulary list
Should Doctors Be Allowed to Help Terminally Ill Patients Commit Suicide?
chapter 11 due
Trading Flesh around the Globe
chapter 12 due
EG quiz 4
Sale of Kidneys Prompt New Laws and Debate
chapter 13 due
Google Reader summary 3
Playing with Fire
chapter 14 due
Chapters 12-15 vocabulary list
Taking Two Steps Back
chapter 15 due
topic for final paper
EG quiz 5
work on final paper
due Thursday, May 6 at 5:00 pm
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