ENG 102 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Academic Skills in English II
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ENG 102
Spring
2
2
3
4

Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives This course aims at preparing students to use academic skills in English.
Course Description The students who succeeded in this course;
  • to identify clearly stated and implied points of view in academic texts
  • to recognize the relationship between ideas in academic texts
  • to research an academic topic using a variety of sources
  • to summarise information in an academic text
  • to paraphrase information in an academic text
  • to quote information in an academic text
  • to synthesize information in an academic text
  • to give presentations on an academic text
  • to write texts on an academic topic presenting their own view point
Course Content ENG 102 is a compulsory course for first year students. ENG 102 focuses on the cognitive skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students' academic listening skills will be improved by listening to important / relevant information from lectures or discussions and reading skills by reading recent academic texts and then using this information to create an output task. Speaking focuses on giving presentations and students get prepared to express their ideas and opinions by speaking persuasively and coherently. The writing component is a consolidation of the speaking activities.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction: Course objectives and assessment
2 Unit I: Introduction to research
3 Unit I: Introduction to research / Unit II: Data collection methods Blackboard 1
4 Unit II: Data collection methods
5 Unit II: Data collection methods Blackboard 2
6 Catch-up and review
7 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals
8 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals
9 Unit III: Phony pharmaceuticals Blackboard 3
10 Unit IV: Animal Testing
11 Unit IV: Animal Testing
12 Unit IV: Animal Testing Blackboard 4
13 Presentations
14 Presentations
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Anchor 2 - Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context by Anita Afacan, Nil Akpınar Wising and Stefan O'grady / Editor: Aynur Yürekli Kaynardağ

Suggested Readings/Materials Supplementary material to be prepared when necessary by the course instructors

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
20
Laboratory / Application
1
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
10
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
15
Project
-
-
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
25
Final Exam
1
25
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
75
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
25
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
Study Hours Out of Class
16
2
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
1
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
6
Project
-
-
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
3
Final Exam
1
3
    Total
108

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science, Computer Science and Software Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas on complex engineering problems.

2

To be able to identify, define, formulate, and solve complex Software Engineering problems; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

3

To be able to design, implement, verify, validate, document, measure and maintain a complex software system, process, or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the requirements; ability to apply modern methods for this purpose.

4

To be able to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analysis and solution of complex problems in software engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies effectively.

5

To be able to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex Software Engineering problems.

6

To be able to work effectively in Software Engineering disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to be able to present effectively, to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions.

8

To have knowledge about global and social impact of engineering practices and software applications on health, environment, and safety; to have knowledge about contemporary issues as they pertain to engineering; to be aware of the legal ramifications of Engineering and Software Engineering solutions.

9

To be aware of ethical behavior, professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge about standards utilized in engineering applications.

10

To have knowledge about industrial practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to have awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of Software Engineering, and to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign language at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Software Engineering.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest