> Semi (2020)-page (as of 16/4/2020)

4th year writing (国際英語キァリア演習V),Thursday 3h, room 444 (English Wing)  

Course Goal: Improving the students skills in academic English and writing a final thesis (4500 words minimum).

Course Outline: This course will help the students to find and reflect on their final exam topic. After finding a working title for the final thesis, we will
(collaborative) improve the written texts and create appealing texts for our readers.

Course procedure:Written drafts will be presented and commented on by other students and by teachers, which leads to gradual improvements of the texts.

Grading 1.  Each week whatever we do in class will be described on the homepage, and you should complete the assignment within the allotted time period.
2. T
he activities which are done in class each week will be rewarded and reflected in your grade for the semester. 

Please consult the document I handed out in class, about key dates and deliverables this, and next, semester. ­
4. The grading is taking place mainly on basis of the (written) assignments, for the spring term week 13./14. assignment is the major delieverable

Teacher: James D´Angelo (Chukyo-University), Researcher: Alexander Imig 

office hour (Jim): ????

Lesson contents: spring 2020 (Semi 2019Semi 2018 as reference) 
No. date planned lesson content  taught lesson content
1 7/5/2020 1. assignment (MaNaBo, until 11/5/2020) <<<<<<<<<<<
2 14/5/2020 Zoom-Session > VUCA World: Text (Blog) & Power Point Presentation 1. Zoom Session
3 21/5/2020 about writing experiences, comments on writing samples (3 Persons) <<<<<<<<<
4 28/5/2020 comments on writing samples (teacher, researcher), topic for final thesis 2. Zoom session: about CEFR (ppt)
5 4/6/2020 Mindmaping (link) and from there Diskussions in groups (Zoom)  3. Zoom session:
6 11/6/2020 more Input in Mindmapping, Discussion of Mindmaps in Groups 4. Zoom session:
7 18/6/2020 Intro. Research Questions (RQs): Jim ppt 5. Zoom session: write RQs and upload
8 25/6/2020 Discussion of Research Questions in thematic groups (breakout) 6. Zoom session: rewrite RQs
9 2/7/2020 RQs: Example UX: Interaction Desgn Foundation, Student shall upload modified ppt   7.Zoom session
10 9/7/2020 ppt Presentations (1) 8. Zoom session, recorded interaction (& Transkription?)
11 16/7/2020 ppt Presentations (2) 9. Zoom session upload in advance
12 23/7/2020 upload of sources
13 30/7/2020 use of Google scholar, last Zoom, ppt: Research concepts   <<< (uploaded 12 week), last Zoom session
14 Introduction: explanation & discussion
15 Introduction: upload of draft