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لغة انجليزية (لغويات) - كلية العلوم و الدراسات الانسانية بحوطة

توصيف مقرر ENG 121

    National Commission for Academic Accreditation & Assessment

Course Specification

Institution: Majmaah University                 

College/Department:     College of education , Department of English

A Course Identification and General Information

1.  Course title and code: ENG 113  Reading and Building Vocabulary - 1

2.  Credit hours : 3 hours

3.  Program(s) in which the course is offered.

(If general elective available in many programs indicate this rather than list programs)

B.A. English

4.  Name of faculty member responsible for the course

   

5.  Level/year at which this course is offered : Level 1 . 1st year .

6.  Pre-requisites for this course (if any)

     None.

7.  Co-requisites for this course (if any)

     None .

8.  Location if not on main campus


B  Objectives 

1.      Summary of the main learning outcomes for students enrolled in the course.

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

·         skim and scan a text and identify the topic sentences, supporting details and concluding sentences in a paragraph.

·         identify the purposes and types of text before reading, preview the text format (e.g. Title, heading, chapters and table of contents and use knowledge of phonics (e.g. root words, prefixes, suffixes) and to divide a multi- syllable word in parts

·         summarize the main ideas.

·         make inferences

·         use text clues such as italics and punctuation marks to maximize their understanding.

2.  Briefly describe any plans for developing and improving the course that are being implemented.  (e.g. increased use of IT or web based reference material,  changes in content as a result of new research in the field)

1.  Increased use of IT or web-based reference material

2.  Use Web-CT for uploading material

3.  Consistently doing practice of reading activities.

4. Include e-books such as those from Gutenberg

5. The students will be exposed and guided to use specific websites for reading comprehension available on the internet.

C.  Course Description  (Note:  General description in the form to be used for the Bulletin or Handbook should be attached)

This course is designed for undergraduate English majored students at the college of Education, Majmaah University. The aim of this course is to develop the abilities of the students to read and understand a simple text and guess the meanings of words , identify topic sentence, supporting details and concluding sentences effectively. And also the students can make inferences and summarize a passage.

1 Topics to be Covered

List of Topics

No of

Weeks

Contact hours

Orientation

Neighbourhoods, Cities and Towns

3

9

Shopping E-Commerce

3

9

Friends and Family

3

9

Health Care

3

9

Men and Women

3

9

2 Course components (total contact hours per semester):                        

 

Lecture:

15

Tutorial:

None   

Laboratory

None

Practical Reading

30

Other:

none

3. Additional private study/learning hours expected for students per week. (This should be an average :for the semester not a specific requirement in each week)

2-3 hours per week

4. Development of Learning Outcomes in Domains of Learning

·         reading the text

·         skimming and scanning a long passage

·         identifying main ideas topic sentence, supporting details and concluding sentences

·         making inferences

a.  Knowledge 

(i)  Description of the knowledge to be acquired

The students will be able to make inferences predict meanings, summarize passage, use context clues, identify components parts of a paragraph, and also to extract specific details.

(ii)  Teaching strategies to be used to develop that knowledge

1. Lectures

2. Class discussion

3. Communicative drills

4. Collaborative learning/Team work

5. Use predicting skills.

6. Regular homework

(iii)  Methods of assessment of knowledge acquired

1. Class participation

2. Quizzes

3. Class presentations based on outside reading about the grammar activities to be covered

4. Midterms 1,2 /objective & subjective type questions

5. Home Assignments

6. Final written exam

b.  Cognitive Skills

(i)  Description of cognitive skills to be developed

1. Ability to think critically and analytically

2. Ability to comprehend the reading materials

3. Ability to compare different types of reading passages.

4. Ability to apply different communicative approaches to the study of Reading

5. Ability to do reading assignments such as comprehension passages 

(ii)  Teaching strategies to be used to develop these cognitive skills

1. Lectures / teaching students how to useReadingmaterial

2. Class discussions / teaching students to think independently and engage in group discussions & practice 

3. Individual meetings with students/ encouragement of students to discuss paper topics  outside the class

    room with the instructor

4. Group / pair work will be encouraged

5. cultural orientation

(iii)  Methods of assessment of students cognitive skills

1.  Class participation

2.  Presentations

3.  Home Assignments

4.  Midterms and exams

5.  Group assignments

6.  Quizzes

c. Interpersonal Skills and Responsibility

(i)  Description of the interpersonal skills and capacity to carry responsibility to be developed

1. The text often uses the students' own life experiences as context and regularly introduces topics of interest to stimulate the free expression of ideas in structured as well as open discussion.

2. Students can participate in class discussion and could think independently

3. Students can act responsibly in carrying out individual as well as group assignments

4. Students have the important skills to communicate, listen, negotiate, and evaluate their strengths and weaknesses as members of a team.

(ii)  Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills and abilities

1. Students are made aware of the significance of time management in teaching learning process

2. Discussions with students on reading techniques and tips

3. Individual counselling on reading activities and writing difficulties

4. Group work and pair work that encourage the student to explain, discuss and defend his own ideas with his peers.

   

(iii)  Methods of assessment of students interpersonal skills and capacity to carry responsibility

1. Active class participation reflects the students ability to keep up with the reading schedule effectively

2. The habit of doing homework will certify to the student’s ability to fulfil assignments and respect deadlines

3. Performance on midterms and final exams are evidence of the student’s ability to recollect and synthesize information 

4. Evaluation of pair and group projects.

d.   Communication, Information Technology and Numerical Skills

(i)  Description of the skills to be developed in this domain.

1.  Use of electronic journals and data basis

2.  Use of PowerPoint and laptop – projector systems

3.  Use of communicative drills

4.  Experience predicting skills

(ii)  Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills

1. Encourage students to make extensive use of material on the web

2. Encourage students to consult the specialist in the computer lab for help on web-based material

3. Demand the use of PowerPoint when giving presentations

4. Demonstrate and give blog  and  module assignments and coach students in how to carry them out

5. Encourages growth in all areas of language use, and to be interesting, useful, and fun for student and teacher    alike. 

(iii)  Methods of assessment of students numerical and communication skills

1. Distribute rubric at beginning of assignment so students know what they will be evaluated on

2. Appreciate the responsive students and encourage the slow learners to come forward and participate.

e.  Psychomotor Skills (if applicable)

(i)  Description of the psychomotor skills to be developed and the level of performance required

Not Applicable

(ii)  Teaching strategies to be used to develop these skills

Not Applicable

(iii)  Methods of assessment of students psychomotor skills

Not Applicable

5. Schedule of Assessment Tasks for Students During the Semester

Assessment

Assessment task  (e.g. essay, test, group project, examination etc.)

Week due

Proportion of Final Assessment

1

1st midterm

Middle of  term

15 %

2

 

Participation

All along

5 %

3

Attendance

At the end

5 %

4

2nd midterm

Week 13

15 %

5

Final

Week 14

60 %

6

7

8

D. Student Support

1. Arrangements  for availability of teaching staff for individual student consultations and academic advice. (include amount of time teaching staff are expected to be available each week)

1 hour per course per week

E Learning Resources

1.      Required Text(s)

Interactions access by Pamela Hartmann & Elaine Kirn

2. Essential References

·         Electronic dictionaries and encyclopaedias

3- Recommended Books and Reference Material (Journals, Reports, etc) (Attach List)

·         Online newspapers

·         VOA (Voice of America)

4-.Electronic Materials, Web Sites etc

www.geocities.com/soho/atrium

www.better.english.com

www.eviews.net/references.html

5- Other learning material such as computer-based programs/CD, professional standards/regulations

Download reading materials and activities from:

www.mhhe.com/interactionmosaic

F. Facilities Required

Indicate requirements for the course including size of classrooms and laboratories (i.e. number of seats in classrooms and laboratories, extent of computer access etc.)

1.  Accommodation (Lecture rooms, laboratories, etc.)

  • Lecture rooms well equipped with teaching aids
  • Language labs
  • Library
  • Conference hall

2. Computing resources

  • Laptop computer
  • Multimedia projector system
  • Computer lab

3. Other resources (specify –e.g. If specific laboratory equipment is required, list requirements or attach list)

N/A

G   Course Evaluation and Improvement Processes

1 Strategies for Obtaining Student Feedback on Effectiveness of Teaching

1.  Midterm evaluation feed-back form to increase instructor’s awareness of the weak and strong points of     the class

2.  End of term college evaluation of course by students ( to be collected by the department)

3.  End-of-term debriefing in class of students and teacher regarding what went well and what could have gone better

    

2  Other Strategies for Evaluation of Teaching by the Instructor or by the Department

1. Peer evaluation to asses ability of faculty members to work with their colleagues

2. Class observations by supervisors

3  Processes for Improvement of Teaching

1. Training sessions

2. Workshops to facilitate the exchange of experiences amongst faculty members

3. Regular meetings where problems are discussed and solutions are given

4. Discussion of challenges in the classroom with colleagues and supervisors

5. Encouragement of faculty members to attend professional development conferences

6. Keep up to date with pedagogical theory and practice

7. Set goals  for achieving excellence in teaching at the  beginning of each new semester after reviewing

    last semester’s teaching strategies and results

4. Processes for Verifying Standards of Student Achievement (e.g. check marking by an independent  member teaching staff of a sample of student work, periodic exchange and remarking of tests or a sample of assignments with staff at another institution)

1. Check marking of a sample of examination papers either by a resident or visiting faculty member

2. Arrange with another institution to have two common test items included on an exam and compare marks given

3. Students who believe they are  under graded can have their papers checked by a second reader

5  Describe the  planning arrangements for periodically reviewing course effectiveness and planning for improvement.

1. Compare syllabi and course description with other universities (including those on the net)

2. Bi-annual meetings of faculty members to discuss improvement

3. Have a curriculum review committee to review the curriculum periodically and suggest  improvements


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