ENGLISH LINGUISTICS PROGRAM
|Course Code||İDB 201|
|Course Title||Composition III|
|Instructor||Asst. Prof. Dr. Özlem KURTOĞLU|
|Office Hours||Friday 14:50 – 16:30|
|OBJECTIVE(S) OF THE COURSE|
|The aim of the course is to enable students to follow prewriting, drafting and revising steps; write different types of introductions; outline an essay; divide an essay into its parts as introduction, body and conclusion, and write classification type of essays.|
|– 18.09.2014||1st step in the writing process: Prewriting||Meriwether (5-7)|
|– 25.09.2014||Brainstorming, Clustering, Freewriting||Meriwether (7-13)|
|– 02.10.2014||Journal Writing, Listing, Synthesizing||Meriwether (13-18)|
|– 09.10.2014||2nd step in the writing process: Drafting||Quiz Meriwether (19-24)|
|– 16.10.2014||Creating a thesis statement, the essay form||Smalley & R. (139-142)|
|– 23.10.2014||Introduction types
Writing an introduction.
| Quiz Meriwether (24-29)
Smalley & R. (142-145)
|– 30.10.2014||Writing the body paragraphs and the conclusion paragraph|| Quiz Meriwether (29-34)
Smalley & Ruetten (145-157)
|– 06.11.2014||3rd step in the writing process: Revising Checking for content, organization, clarity, grammar, sentence structure, and parallelism||Meriwether (35-40)|
|– 20.11.2014||Checking for spelling, punctuation, and capitalization||Quiz Meriwether (40-43)|
|– 27.11.2014||The Classification Essay||Smalley & Ruetten (221-228)|
|– 04.12.2014||The Classification Essay||Smalley & Ruetten (228-237)|
|– 11.12.2014||The Classification Essay||Smalley & Ruetten (244-247)|
|– 18.12.2014||The Classification Essay||Smalley & Ruetten (248-249)|
|Textbook(s)||Meriwether, N. W. 1998. Strategies for Writing Successful Essays. Lincolnwood. NTC Pub. Group|
|Supplementary Reading(s)||Smalley, R.L. & Ruetten, M. K. 2000. Refining Composition Skills.New York: Heinle &Heinle|
|Mid-Term (Quiz 1,2,3,4)||4×10=40|
- 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 the department’s site; 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.