Syllabuse
(updated 2010/4/9)

No. Date Activities Readings / Assignments
1a 2/23

Introduction; E-Resume & JoinNet (20 minutes)

Read handouts
1b 2/26 Mode: Resume & Application letters & autobiography or SOP;
Conducting research; survey design;

Handout on survey;
Job description due;

RP new outline due;

2a 3/2

Format of a research paper;

About Plagiarism

MLA chapter. 1, 2, and 4;

Start your personal journal blog

2b 3/5

More about Plagiarism;

Handouts;
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3a 3/9 Know yourself: Multiple Intelligences Resume draft 1 due;
Start the group-based writing tasks;
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3b 3/12 About Job Interview & practice; Watch video Think of Tips; Handouts
4a 3/16

Bibliography;

Quotations & Citing sources
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Read MLA Chpt. 5 & p. 109-117;
Journal blog 1
4b 3/19 Quotations & Citing sources; Survey Design sample

Handouts

5a 3/23 Job interview (cross section) @
5b 3/26 Job interview (cross section) Journal blog 2
6a 3/30

Mode: Problem-Solving;
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RP draft 1 due (abstract & questionnaire)
6b 4/2 No class in the afternoon V Good Friday @
7a 4/6 No class V Spring Break Problem Solving 1 due via email
7b 4/9 Sample research papers;

Unsolvable problems;

Boomdeahdah

Journal blog 3
8a 4/13 Film: emotional education;
TESOL writings
Handouts
8b 4/16 Individual Conferences @
9a 4/20
1:40~3:30
Midterm: Composition @
9b 4/23 Midterm: Conversation @
10a 4/27 Individual Conferences @
10b 4/30 Mixed strategies RP draft 2 due (full draft);
Journal blog 4;
Read Tibbetts chpt. 10
11a 5/4

Mode: Explanation;

Communications models

Research abstract due (print & digital file)
11b 5/7 Watch student speeches; discussion: what is good speech presentation? @
12a 5/11 Rehearsal on research paper presentation; Language review 1 @
12b 5/14 Rehearsal on research paper presentation; Language review 2 Journal blog 5
13a 5/18 Rehearsal on research paper presentation; Language review 3 Explanation paper (communication model) due
13b 5/21 Rehearsal on research paper presentation; Language review 4 @
14a 5/25 Individual Conferences (About your RP PPT file) (RP convention schedule poster will be up 5/26)
14b 5/28 Individual Conferences (About your RP PPT file) Journal blog 6
15a 6/1 Research paper convention 1 Ready for presentation
15b 6/4 Research paper convention 2 Ready for presentation
16a 6/8 Research paper convention 3 Ready for presentation
16b 6/11 Research paper convention 4 Ready for presentation
17a 6/15

Reviews and discussions;

Game: U.S. president game

Journal blog 7
17b 6/18 Final exam week Final Research Paper Due
18a 6/22 Final exam week @

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1. 2nd draft of the papers due in to me within two weeks after I give feedback on your papers

2. The instructor will return the research paper back to you at different

     times. Turn in your revised version as soon as you completed the

     revision (within 2 weeks after you get the feedback from me).

3. Please give me a folder to keep your papers.

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