Academic Study Skills II

Mersin University

ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM

ACADEMIC STUDY SKILLS COURSE OUTLINE

COURSE INFORMATION  
Year 2016-2017
Semester Spring
Course Code PREP Academic Study Skills
Course Title Academic Study Skills
Instructor Res. Asst. Gülsüm ATASOY KOLBAŞI

 

OBJECTIVE(S) OF THE COURSE  
This course aims to develop the academic thinking and working abilities of students and introduce the basic academic skills.

 

WEEKLY TOPICS    
DATE TOPIC ASSIGNMENT/READING
30.01.2017 Textbooks Congos, 112-131
06.02.2017 Test preparation, Test Taking Congos, 132-155
13.02.2017 Vocabulary, Research skills, Web search Congos, 156-168,169-180
20.02.2017 Presentation skills Congos, 181-198
27.02.2017 Presentation skills Congos, 181-198
06.03.2017 Student presentations  Evaluation form
13.03.2017  

Mid-term exam

20.03.2017 Student presentations Evaluation form
27.03.2017 Student presentations Evaluation form
03.04.2017 Student presentations Evaluation form
10.04.2017 Student presentations Evaluation form
17.04.2017 Student presentations Evaluation form
24.04.2017 Student presentations Evaluation form
01.05.2017 Student presentations Evaluation form
REFERENCES  
Textbook(s) Congos, D. H. 2011. Study Skills Handouts (University of Florida Student AcademicResource Center) Access Date: 30.08.2011, Web Address: http://www.sarc.sdes.ucf.edu/?id=studyskills_handouts
Supplementary Reading(s)
 Presentations  Presentation schedule

 

STUDENT REQUIREMENTS                                                 
  • It is the student’s responsibility to record and follow his own attendance (For the percentages, refer to the University’s Education Guide.).
  • Students should not enter the classroom after the class has been started.
  • Students who do not bring their course materials are not allowed to enter the class.
  • Cell phones should be turned off, or set to vibrate for emergency during the class. Camera, tape or video recording is not allowed if not stated otherwise.
  • Assignments should be prepared in accordance with the Department’s Assignment, Research Paper and Thesis (A.R.T.) Preparation Guide.(can be accessed from http://www.mersindilbilim.info)
  • It is the student’s responsibility to practice the highest standards of academic honesty. Cheating, plagiarism and any other form of academic dishonesty will not be tolerated.
  • Assignments submitted later than the indicated dates are not accepted. Deadlines should strictly be followed.
  • It is the student’s responsibility to obtain missed information from another student, not from the instructor.