EI 140 Beginning Integrated Skills II
SP 2013 HO
Adjunct Instuctor/English as an International Language
PhD Classical Art/Archaeology, Trinity College DublinTESOL/TESL Certification, Oxford SeminarsMA Library Science, University of Missouri, Columbia
January 14, 2012 to May 3, 2013
11:00 - 11:50 AM
Textbook: Materials will be provided by instructor.
McAfee Memorial Library - Online information, links, electronic databases and the Online catalog. Contact the library for further assistance via email or at 800-270-4347.Career Counseling - The Career Development Center (CDC) provides services for all stages of career development. The mission of the CDC is to provide the career planning tools to ensure a lifetime of career success.Park Helpdesk - If you have forgotten your OPEN ID or Password, or need assistance with your PirateMail account, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 800-927-3024Resources for Current Students - A great place to look for all kinds of information http://www.park.edu/Current/.
Educational Philosophy: The teacher's role is to help students become effective learners. Language acquisition should be an organic process that allows individuals to work at their own pace, and teachers must repect each learner's abilities and needs.
Instructor Learning Outcomes
Late Submission of Course Materials: Late submissions will not be accepted, except by prior arrangement or because of 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 others, and turn off cell phones.
Listen to speech, “I have a dream.”
Essay Choice: My Dream Job/Nightmare Job
Week 3: Jan. 28-Feb. 1
Film: Pay It Forward
Presentation: Public Service/Community Building
Week 4: Feb. 4-8
Essay Choice: Reasons to Save Money/If I were rich…
Week 5: Feb. 11-15
Film: Sense and Sensibility
Project: Create a Valentine poem/card for a friend or loved one
Week 6: Feb. 19-22
(Feb. 18, President’s Day, no class)
Week 7: Feb. 25-Mar. 1
Presentation Choice: International Agents of Change/Social Movements in my country
Week 8: Mar. 4-8
Film: My Fair Lady
Essay: The value of etiquette in your culture
Week 9: Mar. 11-15
Spring break—no class
Week 10: Mar. 18-22
Nutrition in America
Film: Super Size Me
Presentation: Food as a reflection of culture
Week 13: Apr. 8-12
Film: An Inconvenient Truth
Essay: Should we be concerned about climate change?
Week 16: Apr. 29-May 3
Final Presentation: Book Review (PowerPoint presentation)
Academic Honesty:Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life. Park University students and faculty members are encouraged to take advantage of the University resources available for learning about academic honesty (www.park.edu/current or http://www.park.edu/faculty/).from Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 95-96
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
Disability Guidelines:Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: http://www.park.edu/disability .
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