EI 302 Academic Writing II
FA 2012 HO
Instructor, English as an International Language
Master of Arts in Teaching Foreign Languages, Monterey Institute of International Studies
Herr House 208
MW 12:00-3:00pm, 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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Introduction and course
Ø Determining audience and purpose
-Review syllabus and
Essay 1: The expository
Ø Introduction to using citations
HW: Choose an amendment to write about and complete
Quiz 1 9/6
HW: Complete essay map
HW: Complete first draft
of essay for peer review
Essay 2: The analytical
Ø Quotations and paraphrases
Quiz 2 9/20
Prepare final draft of Essay 1 (due 9/27)
diseases and epidemics
HW: Choose disease to
write about and complete information chart
HW: Complete essay map
and first draft of essay
Quiz 3 10/10
HW: Prepare final draft of Essay 2 (due 10/25)
Essay 3: The objective
variety to keep your writing interesting
Ø Portfolio guidelines
-Identify and discuss
-Determine writing topic
HW: Complete information
Quiz 4 11/8
HW: Prepare final draft of Essay 3 (due 11/15)
Essay 4: The argumentative
information with a survey
and reporting survey information
arguments and counterarguments
Ø Refuting what others state
-Identify appropriate writing
HW: Complete information
chart and draft survey
NO CLASS 11/22
HW: Conduct survey and
tabulate results, complete first draft of essay for peer review
HW: Prepare final draft of Essay 4 and Portfolio
and Essay 4 due no later than Thursday, December 13 at 5:00 pm
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