SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentFreshman Class A, Department of English Freshman Class B, Department of English
Course NameWriting and Reading (I)
InstructorHSU LI-YUAN
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

I. General Requirements





  1. To preview and review the assigned readings




  2. To check the MOODLE course website on a regular basis for announcements and supplementary materials




  3. To participate actively in classroom discussions




  4. To complete various in-class writing assignments




  5. To contribute constructive comments on peer’s drafts




  6. To turn in writing assignments on time




  7. To give an oral presentation




  8. To turn in a final writing portfolio



     





II. Course Schedule

























































































































週次



課程內容與指定閱讀



教學活動與課前、課後作業



學生學習投入時間



(含課堂教學時數)




  1.  



Course intro



 




  1. In-class reading, discussion & writing

  2. Online writing resources

  3. Prev.: Unit 1



6 h.s




  1.  



Unit 1: Paragraphs




  1. Free writing 1

  2. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  



Unit 2: Essential features of effective writing




  1. Free writing 2

  2. In-class reading, discussion & writing

  3. Writing assignment # 1



6 h.s




  1.  



Unit 2: Essential features of effective writing




  1. Free writing 3

  2. Peer-editing

  3. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  



Unit 3: Descriptive paragraphs




  1. Free writing 4

  2. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  



Unit 3: Descriptive paragraphs




  1. Free writing 5

  2. In-class reading, discussion & writing

  3. Writing assignment # 2



6 h.s




  1.  



Library workshop




  1. Peer-editing 9:10-10:00

  2. Library workshop 10:10-12:00



6 h.s




  1.  



Unit 4: Definition paragraphs




  1. Free writing 6

  2. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  



Unit 4: Definition paragraphs+



Expository paragraphs



(photocopied materials)




  1. Free writing 7




  1. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  



Expository paragraphs



(photocopied materials)




  1. Free writing 8




  1. In-class reading, discussion & writing

  2. Writing assignment #3



6 h.s




  1.  



Summary essays (photocopied materials)




  1. Free writing 9




  1. Peer-editing

  2. In-class reading, discussion & writing



 



6 h.s




  1.  



Summary essays (photocopied materials)




  1. Free writing 10




  1. In-class reading, discussion & writing



 



6 h.s




  1.  



Academic writing: Describing graphs and charts



(photocopied materials)




  1. Free writing 11




  1. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  



Academic writing: Integrated writing tasks



(photocopied materials)




  1. Free writing 12




  1. In-class reading, discussion & writing

  2. Writing assignment # 4



6 h.s




  1.  



Students Presentations



 




  1. Peer-editing

  2. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  


Students Presentations

 



 




  1. In-class reading, discussion & writing



6 h.s




  1.  



Writing portfolio assignments



 




  1. In-class writing

  2. Preparing for the final portfolio



6 h.s




  1.  



Individual conferences (presenting the final writing portfolio)




  1. Final writing portfolio submitted

  2. Individual conferences with the instructor



6 h.s



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Not available


Requirement/Grading

 












  1. Writing assignments 48% (12%*4)

  2. Attendance, participation, in-class writing exercises, and other assignments 20%

  3. One presentation plus 4 reading reflections 20%

  4. Final writing portfolio 12%





 


Textbook & Reference








I. The main textbook



Final Draft 2 Cambridge University Press 華泰文化代理



II. References (photocopied materials)




  1. Refining Composition Skills (RCS), Heinle CENGAGE Learning

  2. Final Draft 3 Cambridge University Press



III. Other supplementary materials (TBA)




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