ECTS - English for Academic Purposes III

English for Academic Purposes III (ENG201) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
English for Academic Purposes III ENG201 3. Semester 3 0 0 3 3
Pre-requisite Course(s)
ENG101 & ENG102
Course Language English
Course Type Compulsory Departmental Courses
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice, Problem Solving, Team/Group, Brain Storming, Project Design/Management.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor MDB Öğretim Görevlileri / DML Instructors
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to help the students to further improve their academic reading and writing skills. The students who have successfully completed this course are expected to be Independent Users at level B2* according to Common European Framework of Reference.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Reading: • identify and apply different reading strategies, • find out the purpose and spot the main idea(s) of a text, • find the details that support the main idea(s), • make connections between ideas, • infer information given in a text, • evaluate the author’s thesis in a critical way to develop arguments for and against it,
  • Listening: • follow lecture videos on Moodle effectively in order to fulfill the requirements of the course, • watch unit videos of their course books.
  • Speaking: • exchange opinions in classroom discussions and state their ideas clearly and strongly with sufficient support and appropriate language.
  • Writing: • write a well-organized argumentative essay with; • an introductory paragraph, • body paragraphs, • a concluding paragraph, • clear and logical transitions between the ideas/paragraphs, • structural and lexical variety and level-appropriate word choice.
Course Content Advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author?s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Orientation & Meeting New Students / Introduction to the Course Material and Syllabus
2 Unit 1– Text Analysis and Discussion (“Changing Eating Habits in Italy”) Coursebook: 14, 22-31
3 Unit 2– Text Analysis and Discussion (“Distance vs. Face-to-Face Learning”) Coursebook pp. 32, 40-49 Coursebook pp. 32, 40-49
4 Unit 3– Text Analysis and Discussion (“The Homeopathy Debate”) Coursebook pp. 50-57, 64-67
5 Unit 4– Text Analysis and Discussion (“Combatting Drought in Rural Africa”) Coursebook pp. 68, 76-85
6 Unit 5– Text Analysis and Discussion (“Form, Function, or Both?”) Coursebook pp. 86, 94-103
7 Video 1 – Introduction to Argumentative Essay and Outline / Video 2 – Argumentative Essay: Introductory Paragraph Supp. Pack
8 Video 3 – Argumentative Essay: Body Paragraphs / Video 4 – Argumentative Essay: Concluding Paragraph / Supp. Pack
9 Writing Practice (Full Essay)
10 Writing Quiz
11 Unit 6 – Text Analysis and Discussion (“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”) Coursebook pp. 104, 112 & 118-121
12 Unit 7 - Text Analysis and Discussion (“Photography as Art”) Coursebook pp. 122, 130-139
13 Unit 8 - Text Analysis and Discussion (“The Social and Economic Impact of Aging”) Coursebook pp. 140-147 & 154-157
14 Extra Reading & Revision
15 Revision
16 FINAL EXAM

Sources

Course Book 1. Prism Reading 3 by Alan S. Kennedy, Chris Sowton – Cambridge University Press, 2018.
Other Sources 2. ENG201 Supplementary Pack prepared by the DML instructors / Lecture Videos on Moodle shot by the DML instructors

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application 1 10
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 15
Homework Assignments 1 10
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 35
Toplam 5 100
Percentage of Semester Work 100
Percentage of Final Work 0
Total 100

Course Category

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

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Students obtain fundamental knowledge about the theoretical approaches, concepts, research methods and techniques of public relations, advertising, media, marketing and integrated marketing.
2 Students obtain interdisciplinary knowledge about political, cultural, economic and social process within local, national and international levels. X
3 Students obtain knowledge about the effective use of digital media intended for public relations, advertising, marketing and integrated marketing. X
4 Students obtain knowledge about the use of new media tools both theoretically and practically.
5 Students obtain knowledge about the design and development of any public relations and advertising campaign based on the target group and strategic objectives.
6 Students obtain knowledge about the organizational communications structures.
7 Students obtain knowledge about various strategies of crisis management.
8 Students obtain knowledge about required research, planning, methods and techniques within public relations and advertising fields.
9 Students obtain knowledge about ethical principles and values of public relations and advertising
10 Students obtain knowledge about legal regulations of both communication law and advertising.
11 Students learn how to communicate with both local and foreign, academic and non-academic stakeholders in order to conduct PR and advertising researches or practices.
12 Students learn how to work in teamwork for PR and advertising researches and practices. X
13 Students learn how to prepare and conduct various communicational activities of various organizations. X
14 Students learn how to collect information, analyze and present the findings of PR, advertising, marketing and consumer researches.
15 Students learn how to plan and conduct media and advertising campaigns.
16 Students learn how to use digital communication tools effectively and design a product.
17 Students have the capacity of using theoretical background and conducting methodologies in order to gather information, analyze and interpret within PR and advertising fields.
18 Students have the capacity of understanding the social-cultural context of PR and advertising practices for the related organizations.
19 Students have the capacity of following the latest developments at national and global levels.
20 Students have the capacity of taking the responsibilities for the possible problems in any PR program or campaign and develop creative solutions.
21 Students have the capacity of using various applications and technological tools to conduct PR and advertising programs and advertising campaigns.
22 Students have the capacity of exercising the ethical codes based on national and international professional standards in PR and advertising activities.
23 Students have the capacity of forming and practicing brand management strategies.
24 Students have the capacity of dealing with the possible risks in organizations.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application 1 2 2
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 1 16
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 1 4 4
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 4 4
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 3 3
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 4 4
Total Workload 81