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COMM 161 Class-by-Class Topical OutlineCourse OutlineFor a class-by-class breakdown of course topics, weekly learning outcomes, instructional strategies, and evaluations,refer to the information below.Class 1: Getting Started and Orientation to the CourseLearning OutcomesIdentify the goals and content of College Communications 1 (COMM 161)Connect with the professorDescribe the course expectationsExplain academic honesty policy.Explain the academic honesty policyReadingsCOMM 161 Course OutlineUsing e-centennial and any other technologyExpectations and ResponsibilitiesAcademic Honesty PolicyInstructional StrategiesOverviewIntroduce YourselfPre-course Writing Sample (PWS) AssignmentAssessmentsIntroduce Yourself videoDue: Class 1 - Sunday @ 11:30 PMWorth:RequiredPre-course Writing Sample AssignmentDue:Class 1 - TBAWorth:RequiredClass 2: Reading StrategiesLearning OutcomesUse skimming, scanning, and previewing techniques to process the reading contentIdentify and explain the stated main idea of a readingIdentify the subordinate ideas that support the main idea in a readingIdentify the types of supports that are usedReadingsThe Canadian Writer’s Workplace (8th Edition) with MindTapoChapter 14 – Understanding What You Reado"How to Get Happily Married"(McKinnell) p. 381-383Instructional StrategiesOverviewSkimming, Scanning, and Previewing - Practice Reading Comprehension AssignmentStated and Implied Main IdeaSupporting PointsIntroduction to CultureAssessments
Course activitiesDue:Class 2 - Sunday @ 11:30 PMWorth:RequiredDiscussion Board activity on CultureDue:Class 2 - Sunday @ 11:30 PMWorth:RequiredClass 3: Responding to Comprehension Questions and Parts of SpeechLearning OutcomesIdentify steps to answer an assignment questionAnswer comprehension questions clearly and correctlyExpress answers in your own words while maintaining the original ideasExplain the author's intended meaning in the readingDistinguish between facts and opinionsApply the steps for paraphrasing on a piece of writing while keeping the original ideasIdentify and distinguish between features of Individualism and CollectivismSelf-identify features of personal cultural behaviourReadingsThe Canadian Writer’s Workplace (8th Edition) with MindTapo"I Lost My Talk"(Joe)oChapter 1 - Parts of SpeechoChapter 15 - Paraphrasing and Summarizing (pp. 165-167)oThe Concept of Self – Individualism & Collectivism (p. 31)Instructional StrategiesOverviewAnswering Reading Comprehension QuestionsTone, Audience, and PurposeFact or OpinionCulture: Individualism Vs CollectivismAssessmentsCourse activitiesDue:Class 3 - Sunday @ 11:30 PMWorth:RequiredMindTap#1Due:Class 3 - Sunday @ 11:30 PMWorth:0%Discussion Board activity: Explaining and ParaphrasingDue:Class 3 - Sunday @ 11:30 PMWorth:RequiredClass 4: Reading SkillsLearning OutcomesResearch both sides of an issueProduce an argument for one side of a debate or an issueAnswer comprehension questions clearly and correctly.

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