Schedules - Syllabus for GCP

General Description

This class, which is only open to students in the Global Citizenship Program, is designed to help students prepare for fully participating in western-style English-only classes in their academic field.

Goals and Objectives

This course follows the Curriculum for General Academic Skills

Objectives are same for both semesters, but more is expected in semester two.

Required Materials

Evaluation/Assessment

Name % Instructions
Project 1 20% Given in class
Project 2 20% Given in class
Mini presentations 20% Three presentations, one graded (10% video, 10% slides)
Participation 10% make a participation plan
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% Minimum 375 words
See learn vocabulary
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 10% See do a quickwrite
Speed Reading (SR) 5% See do a speed reading

Read this: grading system

Evaluation/Assessment for FALL DRAFT

Name % Instructions
Essay 1 20% Given in class
Essay 2 20% Given in class
Essay 2 presentation 10% Given in class
Participation 10% make a participation plan
Mini presentations 20% Three presentations, one graded (10% video, 10% slides)
Vocabulary Project (V) 10% Minimum 375 words
See learn vocabulary
Quickwrite Activities (QW) 10% See do a quickwrite
SR 0% For participation only (max 1 book, 5 points)

Projects Overview

Essay Topic Style
Spring A write an essay about ethical consumption 5 paragraph problem-solution essay
Spring B write an essay about endangered animals 5 paragraph problem-solution essay
Spring C write an essay about voluntourism criteria-analysis poster presentation
Fall A write an essay about refugees and asylum seekers 7 paragraph problem-solution essay
Fall B write a country case study 9 paragraph case study essay
Fall C Survey research research powerpoint presentation

Weekly Schedule

See Google Drive (soka-u.jp only) for your weekly schedule: (link)