SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentSelective courses of undergraduate level,College of Commerce
Course NameWriting and Oral Training II
InstructorYang Chien-Wei
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule






















































































































Session



Topics and Skills



Assignment/Progress of the Project



Time Investment (hours)



Including class time



1



Orientation & Warmer




  1. Photo story preparation

  2. Research: MOOCs



4



 



2



1. Education Revolution in the 21st Century



2. Introduction of mini-presentation on global issues/events



1. Photo story preparation



2. Research: On-line course offering



4.5



3



1. Oral Presentation: Three Photos about Me



2. Paragraph Writing I



1. Writing Assignment 1



2. Pv. The handouts



4



4




  1. People Who Change the World

  2. Pronunciation Drills I



 



Research: AI and post-humans



4.5



5




  1. Panel on Global Issues I: The Rise of Machines

  2. Pronunciation Drills II




  1. Research: your seniors’ résumé

  2. Register your Most Influential People presentation topic



4



6




  1. Money Talk

  2. College Track Compass: Using résumé




  1. Preparation for the oral presentation

  2. Submit the slide file



6



7



Oral Presentation: 2015 100 Most Influential



Note-taking and peer-feedback



4.5



8



Oral Presentation: 2015 100 Most Influential



Note-taking and peer-feedback2



4.5



9



Film screening and discussion:



Cultural literacy



1. Learn to summarize



2. Pv. Handouts



 



3.5



10



Cultural Literacy I:



American culture




  1. Preparation for group report



And quiz



2. Pv. the handout



4.5



 



11



Cultural Literacy I:



American culture: group report



British culture



1. Pv. The handout



2. Research on British English



4.5



12



Cultural Literacy II: Englishes or English?



Research: examples of British and Australian accents



4.5



 



13




  1. Cultural Literacy II:



Speak with accents




  1. Mini-debate: uniform or unicorn?



Preparation for Exploring Taiwanese culture



5



 



14




  1. A glimpse of



Taiwan: Living and culture




  1. *Start of the Final Project:



My Taiwan Craze




  1. Final project: introduction



 



Final Project preparation:



Brainstorming, script preparation, production plan discussion, and submission and revision of production plan



*Start the fb fanpage



5 or more



 



15



To Exchange or Not to: That's the Question



On-site Shooting: Visit the chosen sites and report the progress with shooting on fanpage



 



 



5 or more



16




  1. Shooting experience sharing

  2. To exchange or not to: Mini-debate



Video production



 



5



17



Shooting Week



(no class)



Post-produccion and Upload the videos



4.5



18



Work Presentation: 



Interactive presentation and video screening



*Attendancen is strictly required. Each team member must share the presentation



*The work presentation may be held on a different day; confirmation will be made as the project starts.



4.5



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

To be confirmed


Requirement/Grading

Course Requirements:

1. Preview assigned chapters and materials.

2. Hand in the final draft and the aids file one week ahead of the presentation. No delay is acceptable without the

instructor being informed.

3. Each student will have to make TWO oral presentations on topics assigned and self-selected. The attendants will

need to propose questions and give feedback in written form.

4. Active participation in class is expected and closely observed.

5. Full attendance is strictly required. Absences without justifications will affect the final grades and absences of

2 times or above will result in failure to pass.

6. A meeting with the instructor will be scheduled by the second session.



Course Evaluation:

Attendance: 20%

Class Participation: 20%

Oral Presentation: 50%

Assignment: 10%

* Any changes to the grading policy will be announced in class


Textbook & Reference

Teaching materials are deigned by the instructor and will be distributed in class.


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