|科目の目的・到達目標||By the end of this course, students should be able to:
1. Make a good argument with relevant supporting data.
2. Read critically and respond in their own words.
3. Write an academic essay with a few references.
|授業の概要||The students will work on exercises in the textbook to understand basic concepts. In addition, they will write their opinions on the topics of their interest on the internet classroom assistant homepage, and later they will be debated both in writing and speaking in classroom. Finally, integrating ideas and insights through such interaction with peers, they will write reaction essays with a few references to support their arguments.|
2 Responding to Reading
3 Opinion Essay (1): Outline
4 Opinion Essay (2): First Draft
5 Opinion Essay (3): Editing
6 Persuasive Essay (1): Arguments & Supporting Facts
7 Persuasive Essay (2): Outline
8 Persuasive Essay (3): First Draft
9 Persuasive Essay (4): Editing
10 Two-Sided Arguments (1): Debate by Writing
11 Two-Sided Arguments (2): Outline
12 Two-Sided Arguments (3): First Draft
13 Two-Sided Arguments (4): Editing
|評価方法||Online interaction with peers 10%
|テキスト・参考文献等||To be announced in the first class meeting.|
|授業外の学習活動||The students will be required to read the texts and work on the exercises in the textbook and the worksheets. After in-class activities, they will post their opinions and reactions on the interactive web site to exchange ideas with their classmates.|