EI 302 Academic Writing II
SP 2011 HOA
Instructor, English as an International Language
Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Herr House 19
Textbook: Tunceren, L & Cavusgil, S. (2006) College Writing 4. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. (ISBN 0-618-23031-9)
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Attendance and active participation 20%
Essay assignments 50%
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late work will only be accepted for excused absences and if prior arrangements have been made with the instructor.
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Respect for others is essential in the classroom.
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EI302: Academic Writing II
and course overview
The writing process
-Review syllabus and
-Determining audience and
Review essay organization
Coherence and cohesion
Review using citations
-Discuss the US
-Choose an amendment to
Quiz 1 1/20
-Develop thesis statement
-Draft body paragraphs
Quiz 2 2/6
Active reading strategies
Using quotations and
-Discuss disease and
-Choose disease to write
Quiz 3 2/27
Using variety to keep
your writing interesting
-Identify and discuss
-Create topic chart
Quiz 4 3/29
Final draft due 3/31
with a survey
Analyzing and reporting
Developing arguments and
Refuting what others
and conduct opinion survey
and Portfolio due: 4/28
No Final Exam
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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. from Park University 2010-2011 Undergraduate Catalog Page 92-93
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
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