EI 102 Beginning Reading and Writing II
SP 2013 HO
Adjunct Instuctor/English as an International Language
PhD Classical Art/Archaeology, Trinity College Dublin TESOL/TESL Certification, Oxford SeminarsMA Library Science, University of Missouri, Columbia
January 14, 2012 to May 3, 2013
8:00 - 8:50 AM
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
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Educational Philosophy: The teacher's role is to help students become effective learners. Language aquisition should be an organic process that allows individuals to work at their own pace, and the teacher must respect each learner's abilities and needs.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
Your core assessment in this course consists of a portfolio containing the drafts and final versions of five different types of paragraph. This portfolio, due at the end of the semester, should comprise what you consider to be your best work. It should be presented in a binder, neatly organized. (The specifications for each type of paragraph will be given as they are taught, throughout the term: please see course outline for details).
Link to Class RubricClass Assessment:
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late assignments will not be accepted, except by prearrangement and for extenuating circumstances.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Please come to class on time with a positive attitude and willingness to participate. Respect the opinions and contributions of your classmates. No cell phones!
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1: Jan. 14-18
Exercises provided by instructor
First Journal entry: Equality
Unit 1, text
Week 3: Jan. 28-Feb. 1
Country Life vs. City Life
Unit 2, text
Week 4: Feb. 4-8
Unit 3, text
Week 5: Feb. 11-15
Week 6: Feb. 19-22
(Feb. 18, President’s Day, no class)
Path to Justice
Unit 4, text
Week 7: Feb. 25-Mar.1
Week 8: Mar. 4-8
Unit 5, text
Week 9: Mar. 11-15
Spring break—no class
Week 10: Mar. 18-22
Unit 6, text
Unit 7, text
Week 12: Apr. 1-5
(Apr. 6, Good Friday, no class)
Week 13: Apr. 8-12
Unit 8, text
Week 14: Apr. 15-19
Unit 9, text
Week 15: Apr.22-26
Unit 10, text
Week 16: Apr. 29-May 3
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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 95
Attendance Policy:Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.
Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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