SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentSophomore Class A, Department of English Sophomore Class B, Department of English
Course NameWriting and Reading (II)
InstructorHUANG YI-PING
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
PrerequisiteAcademic Writing、American Language and Culture、English Reading & Discussion、Writing and Reading、Writing and Reading (I)
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule










Course Schedule & Requirements (Subject to change according to learners’ needs)












































































































































Week



Date



Course Content &



Assigned Reading



Assignments



Learning Hours



 



1



09/18



Introduction to the course



-Diagnostic exam



 



0+3



2



09/25



Summary & Response



-Research skills (1): Avoiding plagiarism, quoting and paraphrasing (SWWAR 14: 383-392)



-Research skills (2): Summarizing (SWWAR 8: 175-176)



The Decline of Neatness



 



6+3



3



10/02



Summary & Response (Peer review)



-Research skills (3): Responding



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Essay#1 Summary



6+3



4



10/09



Summary & Response (Peer review)



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Essay#1 Draft



6+3



5



10/16



Cause & Effect (RSC11: 219-252)



“Surfing’s up and grades are down”



Essay #1 Final



0



6



10/23



Cause & Effect (Peer review)



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Essay#2 Outline



(+Introduction)



 



7



10/30



Cause & Effect (Peer review)



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Effective sentences (SWWAR6: 117-126)



Essay #2 Draft



6+3



8



11/06



Individual Conference



Essay #2 Final



6+3



9



11/13



Comparison & Contrast (RCS 8: 146-171)



“Conversational ballgames”



 



6+3



10



11/20



Comparison & Contrast (Peer review)



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Essay#3 Outline (+Introduction & A Table)



 



11



11/27



Comparison & Contrast (Peer review)



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Effective sentences (SWWAR6: 127-132)



Essay #3 Draft



6+3



12



12/04



Mid-term Exam



Essay #3 Final



6+3



13



12/11



Definition (LAWS: 86-108)



“What’s language?



魯蛇 vs.溫拿



 



6+3



14



12/18



Definition (Peer review)



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Essay#4 Outline (+Introduction)



6+3



15



12/25



Definition (Peer review)



-Exemplary work & structure analysis



Effective sentences (SWWAR6: 117-126)



Essay #4 Draft



6+3



16



01/01



No Class



Essay #4 Final



 



17



01/08



Cover Letter & CV



Wrap-up



 



 



18



01/15



Individual Conference



Cover Letter & CV



 




 



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant
Requirement/Grading


Grading




  1. Participation & attendance (& various kinds of practice): 15%

  2. Four essays: 65% [Draft 30%; Final 70%]+ Cover letter & CV: 5%

  3. Mid-term exam: 15%





Grading categories (Length: 700-1000 words) 






  1. Content (originality & depth of thinking) 







  1. Organization / Unity and Coherence (logic) 







  1. Grammar 







  1. Diction (word choice, style of writing) / Details 







  1. Mechanics (spelling, capitalization, punctuation, format)





Textbook & Reference



  1. Smalley, R. L., Ruetten, M. K., & Kozyrev, J. (2012). Refining composition skills: Academic writing and grammar (6th edition). Boston, MA: Cengage. (RCS) 







  1. Wyrick, J. (2008). Steps to writing well: With additional readings (6th edition). Boston, MA: Wadsworth. (SWWAR) 







  1. Goshgarian, G. (2008). The contemporary reader. New York: Pearson Longman. (CR) 







  1. Muller, G. H., & Wiener, H. S. (2009). The short prose reader (12th edition). Taipei: McGraw-Hill Higher Education. 







  1. Meyers, A. (2014). Longman academic writing series: 5, essays to research papers. White Plains, NY: Pearson Education. (LAWS) 







  1. Supplementary Handouts  






*All of the materials will be retrievable from the E-learning platform. You must print out the assigned readings and bring them to class. 




Urls about Course
1. On-line Language Learning, Purdue University 2. Self-Access Language Center, National Chengchi University 3. Writing tutorial service, National Chengchi University
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