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. Umut DEMİRHAN

 

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 Introduction
06.02.2017 Note-taking Congos, 85-110
13.02.2017 Textbooks Congos, 111-131
20.02.2017 Test preparation Congos, 132-146
27.02.2017 Test preparation

Research Skills / Web Search

Congos, 146-155

Congos, 169-180

06.03.2017 Presentation Skills  Congos, 181-198
13.03.2017 Mid-term exam
20.03.2017 Student Presentations
27.03.2017 Student Presentations
03.04.2017 Student Presentations
10.04.2017 Student Presentations
17.04.2017 Student Presentations
24.04.2017 Student Presentations
 

REFERENCES

 
Textbook(s) Congos, D. H. (2011). Study Skills Handouts (University of Florida Student Academic Resource Center) Access Date: 30.08.2011, Web Address: http://www.sarc.sdes.ucf.edu/?id=studyskills_handouts
Supplementary Reading(s)
 
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.