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Department of Political Science and International Relations

ENG 102 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Academic Skills in English II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ENG 102
Spring
2
2
3
4

Course Objectives This course aims at preparing students to use academic skills in English.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to identify clearly stated and implied points of view in academic texts
  • to recognize the relationship between ideas in academic texts
  • to research an academic topic using a variety of sources
  • to summarise information in an academic text
  • to paraphrase information in an academic text
  • to quote information in an academic text
  • to synthesize information in an academic text
  • to give presentations on an academic text
  • to write texts on an academic topic presenting their own view point
Course Description ENG 102 is a compulsory course for first year students. ENG 102 focuses on the cognitive skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students' academic listening skills will be improved by listening to important / relevant information from lectures or discussions and reading skills by reading recent academic texts and then using this information to create an output task. Speaking focuses on giving presentations and students get prepared to express their ideas and opinions by speaking persuasively and coherently. The writing component is a consolidation of the speaking activities.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction: Course objectives and assessment / Unit I: Introduction to Research - Part A-B Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 15-16
2 Unit I: Introduction to Research - Part C-D Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 17-25
3 Unit I: Introduction to Research - Part E Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 26-34
4 Unit I: Introduction to Research - Part F - End of unit test Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 35-42
5 Unit II: Computer Security - Part A-B-C Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 43-50
6 Unit II: Computer Security - Part D-E-F Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 51-55
7 Unit II: Computer Security - End of unit test - Presentation 1 Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 56-62-Review Test 1 - Mock Midterm Exam
8 Unit III: Phony Pharmaceuticals - Part A-B-C Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 63-70
9 Unit III: Phony Pharmaceuticals - Part D-E Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 70-80
10 Unit III: Phony Pharmaceuticals - End of unit test - Presentation 2 Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 81-87
11 Unit IV: Animal Testing - Part A-B-C Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 88-95
12 Unit IV: Animal Testing - Part D-E Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 96-100
13 Unit IV: Animal Testing - Part F Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 101-108
14 Presentation 3
15 Semester Review - End of Unit Test Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. Pp: 109-113-Review Test 2 - Mock Final Exam
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Afacan,A. , Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2023). Anchor 2: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. ISBN: 9786057025791

Suggested Readings/Materials Supplementary material to be prepared when necessary by the course instructors

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
5
Project
1
10
Seminar / Workshop
1
15
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
32
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
0
Presentation / Jury
1
2
2
Project
1
3
3
Seminar / Workshop
1
3
3
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
5
5
Final Exam
1
8
8
    Total
117

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to use the theoretical and practical knowledge acquired in the areas of Political Science and International Relations.

2

To be able to have the basic knowledge of, and make use of other disciplines which contribute to the areas of Political Science and International Relations.

3

To be able to distinguish the differences between classical and contemporary theories and to assess their relationship.

X
4

To be able to recognize regional and global issues, and develop solutions based on research.

5

To be able to assess the acquired knowledge and skills in the areas of Political Science and International Relations critically.

6

To be able to transfer ideas and proposals on issues in the areas of Political Science and International Relations to other people and institutions verbally and in writing.

7

To be able to identify the historical continuity and changes observed in the relations between the actors and institutions of national and international politics.

8

To be able to examine concepts, theories, and developments with scientific methods in the areas of Political Science and International Relations.

9

To be able to take responsibility as an individual and as a team member.

10

To be able to act in accordance with the scientific and ethical values in studies related to Political Science and International Relations.

X
11

To be able to collect data in the areas of Political Science and International Relations and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1).

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout human history to their field of experience.

X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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