İleri İngilizce

İleri İngilizce dersleri, öğrencilerin, akademik çalışmaların temeli olan araştırma yapma, güvenilir kaynağa ulaşma, bilgiyi organize edip akademik ortama uygun şekilde sunabilme yetisi kazandıkları derslerdir. Fakültelerin belirlediği ihtiyaçlar doğrultusunda, öğrenciler, akademik metinler üzerinden bilgi tasnifi, organizasyon ve analiz becerilerini geliştirmektedirler.

Öğrencilerin güncel metinler üzerinde çalışmalarını sağlamak için kullanılan ders materyalleri ve ders kitaplarının yenilenmesi ofisin sorumluluğundadır. Öğrenciler, dönem boyunca kendilerine verilen yazım projelerini gerçekleştirerek çalışmalarına katkı sağlayacak geribildirimleri ofisten almaktadırlar.

I. COURSE RULES

a- According to ITU regulations, students must attend 75% of classes. This means that students cannot miss more than 12 hours maximum. Students who are more than ten minutes late for a lesson are marked absent for that hour.

b- Assignments must be turned in on the day they are due, during class time. Failing to present an assignment on the due date, at the specified time, will result in a ZERO for that assignment.

c- Plagiarism, whether from the net or from a previously written paper, will get a zero.

II. GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSE

English 103-201 are courses designed to utilize the writing and grammar skills learned in 112 course and to teach the organizational and critical thinking skills necessary for logical written expression.

The 103 courses are investigative classes and are designed to broaden the intellectual background of the students. On the whole, student curriculum focuses on reading comprehension and written expression, organizational writing as well as verbal communication skills, depending on the 103 course. These courses are taught by teachers specialized in their field of study.

ING 103 courses encourage students to be involved in academic discussions. They also improve students’ research skills and teach them presentation techniques.

For the ING 103 course the students will achieve these skills:

  1. Having an understanding of certain literary genres.
  2. Making an analysis on visual materials.
  3. Supporting their ideas in a verbal way.
  4. Preparing a professional presentation with the help of visual aids.
  5. Expressing themselves in a confident way.
  6. Researching in different topics.
  7. Improve students’ note-taking ability

The end product of the ING 201 course is a correctly-documented research paper based on at least five sources of information and written on a subject relevant to students’ particular faculties. ING 201 teaches skills including library research, choice of topic, construction and defense of a thesis statement, citing sources, outlining, organizing a “References” page and note taking. Critical elements of the course are: instruction in paraphrasing and summarizing techniques, use of quotations and the avoidance of plagiarism.

When students have successfully completed ING 201 course, they will have greatly enhanced English writing and research skills and will also have a professional document, a final paper, which is a valuable credential for further academic or professional work.

Through the study of research, the undergraduate program of Advanced English 201 helps students to write and present a thesis by gaining skills in areas of time management, organization, and production of original ideas, critical thinking, and defense with evidence and clear writing. In addition to giving a solid foundation in research, the curriculum emphasizes the recognition of a variety of different sources and access to any kind of reliable information through the use of libraries and the internet. Moreover, the course enables students to conform to international writing standards when incorporating source information into their writing.

At the end of ING 201 course students should be able to improve their:

  1. reading and writing skills as well as evaluating and interpreting written information
  2. technical vocabulary
  3. awareness of sound, scholarly sources
  4. knowledge about a specific subject related to their department
  5. awareness and application of the research process by conforming to the conventions of academic life and adhering to the norms of research ethics.

III. LIST OF TOPICS

3-D PRINTING

ACOUSTIC DESIGN in CONCERT HALLS

ASTEROID MINING

BIOMIMICRY

BITCOIN: ELECTRONIC CURRENCY

CAUSES & EFFECTS of the CHALLENGER ACCIDENT

CITY SQUARES of DIFFERENT ERAS

COURTYARDS

DRONES: USAGE AREAS, POSSIBLE RISKS

ELECTRONIC WARFARE

GALATAPORT

GM BABIES

HISTORICS WALLS of ISTANBUL

HYDROGELS

IMMIGRATION

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE: POSTWAR APPROACHES

INTERNET of DNA

MIND CONTROL through MUSIC

MUSTANG3: DESIGN and TECHNICAL PROPERTIES

NANO-ARCHITECTURE

NORTH FOREST of ISTANBUL, the 3rd BRIDGE and RELEVANT SOCIAL MOVEMENTS

PLANE CRASHES

ROTATING SKYSCRAPERS

The SCIENCE of SLEEP

SICK BUILDING SYNDROME

SOCIAL MEDIA: POLITICAL USES and EFFECTS

SOLAR SAILS

SPACE ELEVATOR PROJECT

STADIUM DESIGN

TITANIUM ALLOY GAS TURBINE BLADES

WOMEN FRIENDLY CITY PLANNING

IV. COURSE PLAN

 

Weeks

 

Topics

Course Outcomes
1 General information about the course (process, rules, grading, format), definition of a research paper, examples from the book, finding a topic I
2 Narrowing down a general topic, developing an argument, sources, writing a thesis statement I
3 Source selection, different types of sources II
4 Preparing an outline based on research findings II
5 Writing citations APA style III
6 Writing references APA style III
7 Usage of sources and Note taking techniques IV
8 Note taking and paragraph writing using paraphrases, summaries and quotations IV-V-VIII
9 Note taking and paragraph writing using paraphrases, summaries and quotations IV-V-VIII
10 Note taking and paragraph writing using paraphrases, summaries and quotations IV-V-VIII
11 Revising all the paragraphs, making comments, adding information where necessary VI
12 Writing the introduction, conclusion VI
13 Preparing the final paper, the paper format, preparing the database documents, oral exam/presentation study VII-VIII
14 Final paper submission and oral exam/presentation VII-VIII

V. MARKING TABLE

ENG 201 GRADE SHEET RESEARCH PLANNING (20 POINTS) DRAFTING

(30 POINTS)

REVISED FINAL PAPER & ASSIGNMENTS         (10 POINTS ) FINAL EXAMS        (40 POINTS) TOTAL GRADE LETTER GRADE

VI. GRADING CRITERIA

AA: 90-100
BA: 83-89
BB: 76-82
CB: 69-75
CC: 62-68
DC: 56-61
DD: 50-55
F: 0-49

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ING102 English II Course Catalogue Form

ING 103 Film Studies Course Catalogue Form

ING 103O Pschology Course Catalogue Form

ING 103C Great Moments In Science Course Catalogue Form

ING 103A Creative Writing Course Catalogue Form

ING103I Short Stories Course Catalogue Form

ING 103 ERS Intercultural Citizenship in International Education Course Catalogue Form

ING 103 SC Science Communication: Theory and Practice for Engineers Course Catalogue Form

ING201 Research Paper Writing Course Catalogue Form


İletişim

İleri İngilizce Ofisi: 0212 232 47 27 / 121

İleri İngilizce Koordinatörü: F. Şehkar Fayda Kınık, kinik@itu.edu.tr