Schedules - ECS Fall reorganisation

Malc Prentice

This is for the MONDAY WEDNESDAY ECS class (code EMW).

General Description

Goals and Objectives

This course follows the Curriculum for General Academic Skills

Required Materials

A4 40 pocket plastic folder

No text in C level Engineering course. Materials supplied by teacher

Evaluation/Assessment

Required items and points for doing extra

Item % Minimum OK points for extra? Instructions
Paragraphs 30% 3 paragraphs (ABC) (10% each) No see weekly schedule
Homework (RR) 30% 3 outlines (RR2,4,6) No, but see learning logs see weekly schedule
Participation 20% =NG-Attendance+OK Participation is OK/NG points see below
see do well in class
Self Access (EF) 5% 5% for 5 visits max 5 OK points for 5 extra (total 10) see use the Self Access Centre
Quickwrite Activities (QW) OK/NG only 28 minimum max 5 OK points for 15 extra (total 43) see do a quickwrite
Logs (Reading/Listening activities) OK/NG only 6 minimum (matching RR1-6) max 5 OK points for 5 extra (total 11) see log input
Speed Reading (SR) OK/NG only 1 book (20 readings) minimum max 5 OK points for 20 extra (total 40) see do a speed reading
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% (test) 10 words per class (280 total) No see learn vocabulary

Optional: points for trying new things

Do what? How to prove INstructions
Try Speaking Test Prep Centre SAC stamp card use the Self Access Centre
Try Writing Centre SAC stamp card see use the Self Access Centre
Try Global Village SAC stamp card use the Self Access Centre
Try ECR SAC stamp card use the Self Access Centre
ALC Net Academy Print a full/half test results sheet use ALC NetAcademy
Attend the GLS lecture Sign the attendance sheet I will explain in class
Attend another lecture group photo at event - send by email with name list I will explain in class
WLC Festival team photo at event - send by email with name list I will show a video in class
Bug Bounty (spot a mistake) Speak up in class Spot a problem in my materials
Take a TOEIC,TOEFL test Print your results sheet See Resources for tips
Only December is free.

Ways to get NG points

Be absent / late NG points only -1 point for absent, -0.5 for late no max. Also, 7 = fail! See do well in class
Forget homework/textbook NG points only -1 per incident no max See do well in class
Not paying attention NG points only -1 per incident no max See do well in class

Grading system

Grade Small classes (<20 students) C/D level classes B level classes
S Anyone 90-100% Top 10% of class AND >90% Top 5% of class AND >90%
A Anyone 80-89% Top 40% of class AND >80% Top 30% of class AND >80%
B 70-79%
C 60-69%
D 50-59%
ignoring feedback
E 0-49%
plagiarism
N too many absences
most assignments missing

Essay content

Report Content

Report List Spring

RR1 = outline an easy book

RR2 = outline a news article

RR3 = outline a lecture

RR4 = Outline two websitesthat are NOT news websites (one English, one Japanese)

RR5 = Combined (lecture+related news article OR website)

RR6 = Government report or academic article

From Fall 2018, You will do one of these per week in class. I will give feedback in class, and you will submit the corrected version the next week.

Writing Class 3 (30 Apr: Mon)

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Writing Class 4 (07 May: Mon)

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Writing Class 5 (14 May: Mon)

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Writing Class 6 (21 May: Mon)

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Writing Class 7 (28 May: Mon)

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Writing Class 8 (04 Jun: Mon)

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Writing Class 9 (11 Jun: Mon)

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Writing Class 10 (18 Jun: Mon)

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Writing Class 11 (25 Jun: Mon)

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Writing Class 12 (02 Jul: Mon)

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Writing Class 13 (09 Jul: Mon)

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Report Class 1 (18 Apr: Wed)

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Report Class 2 (25 Apr: Wed)

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Report Class 3 (02 May: Wed)

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Report Class 4 (09 May: Wed)

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Report Class 5 (16 May: Wed)

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Report Class 6 (23 May: Wed)

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Report Class 7 (30 May: Wed)

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Report Class 8 (06 Jun: Wed)

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Report Class 9 (13 Jun: Wed)

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Report Class 10 (20 Jun: Wed)

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Report Class 11 (27 Jun: Wed)

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Report Class 12 (04 Jul: Wed)

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Report Class 13 (11 Jul: Wed)

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Class 29 - Penultimate class (16 Jul: Mon)

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Class 30 - Last Class (18 Jul: Wed)

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HW for the future!

Follow your holiday homework plan.