EI 302 Academic Writing II
FA 2011 HO
Instructor, English as an International Language
Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Herr House 208
MWF 1:00-3:00pm and TR 5:00-6:00pm
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%
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and course overview
Ø Determining audience and
syllabus and course expectations
an amendment to write about
Essay 1: The expository
Ø Introduction to using
introduction and body paragraphs
HW: Prepare final draft of Essay 1 (due 9/15)
disease and epidemics
disease to write about
Essay 2: The
Ø Quotations and paraphrases
HW: Prepare final draft of Essay 2 (due 10/20)
Essay 3: The objective
variety to keep your writing interesting
Ø Portfolio guidelines
and discuss controversial issues
HW: Prepare final draft of Essay 3 (due 11/10)
Essay 4: The
information with a survey
and reporting survey information
arguments and counterarguments
Ø Refuting what others state
appropriate writing topic
and conduct opinion survey
HW: Prepare final draft of Essay 4 and Portfolio
and Essay 4 due no later than Thursday, December 8 at 5:00 pm
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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 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 93
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