|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, using a notebook to collect information, new vocabulary, research and writing drafts.
|授業計画||Week 1: Introduction to notebooks, portfolios and procedures
Week 2: Interview workshop
Week 3: Sharing interviews
Week 4: Evaluation of interviews and notebooks in conferences
Week 5: Resume writing workshop
Week 6: Sharing resumes
Week 7: Evaluation of resumes and notebooks in conferences
Week 8: Mass media project workshop
Week 9: Sharing mass media projects
Week 10: Evaluation of mass media projecst and notebooks in conferences
Week 11: Research writing workshop 1
Week 12: Research writing workshop 2
Week 13: Sharing research writing
Week 14: Assessment of research projects, portfolios, notebooks, and performance in conferences
Evaluation is based on your contribution to all class proceedings, 50% for the quality of your notebook, 50% for successful completion of a portfolio of completed writing. Attendance is important in achieving a good grade.
|テキスト・参考文献等||There is no textbook. Students use resources from the internet and the university library.
|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.