|科目の目的・到達目標||The aim is to help you become a better writer by practicing and collaborating with others. The objective is for you to learn about writing strategies and how to proofread your writing and the writing of others.
|授業の概要||This class is a writing workshop. Students work in pairs and small groups to learn about the writing process. The writing process includes the skills of brainstorming, discussing, interviewing, researching, collecting a higher level vocabulary, improving the accuracy of description, proofreading and sharing writing with others. Students build a portfolio of work, and produce 5 written products during the semester.
|授業計画||Week 1: Introduction to the class & self-introduction (1) writing
Week 2: Personal essay (2) workshop
Week 3:Sharing self-introduction (1) and conferences
Week 4: 30 Day Challenge (3) workshop
Week 5: Sharing personal essay (2) and conferences
Week 6: Review & recommendation / Compare & contrast (4) workshop
Week 7: Peer-review, editing & mid-term reflection
Week 8 : Sharing R&R / C&C (4) & conferences
Week 9: Current Events (5) workshop
Week 10: Peer-review & editing
Week 11: Sharing Current Events (5) & conferences
Week 12: Peer-review & editing
Week 13: Sharing 30 Day Challenge (3) & conferences
Week 14: Final reflection
|評価方法||Evaluation is based on: 50% for portfolio projects, and 50% for portfolio sharing & participating actively in class.|
|テキスト・参考文献等||There is no textbook. Students use resources from the internet, the university library, and those provided to them in class.
|授業外の学習活動||Writing takes a lot of time. Students would plan to write, and review their writing every day for approximately 30 to 60 minutes.
Students should bring their own laptop or borrow one from the university.