ESL_501_SP11_Tentative_schedule

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ESL 501: Spring 2011 Syllabus (for Tuesday/Thursday Classes) Da y Date Taught Topic Tentative due date 1 Jan. 18 Attendance, course overview, Dropbox set-up, ice-breaker 2 Jan. 20 Attendance, Diagnostic exam (50 minutes only) 3 Jan. 25 Writing Process (brainstorming); Important parts of essay (intro, body, conclusion, thesis statement); Review of organization 4 Jan. 27 Thesis statements; introductions and conclusions Reflection 1 due 5 Feb. 1 Purpose (types, examples, i.d. exercise); Audience (who, examples, i.d. exercise, necessary vocabulary) 6 Feb. 3 Style and flow (including unity and coherence) 7 Feb. 8 Argumentative structure ; details and support 8 Feb. 10 How to peer review 9 Feb. 15 Peer Review Paper 1 due (Fri., Sat. or Sun.) 10 Feb. 17 Avoiding Plagiarism (Part 1); Summary 11 Feb. 22 Paraphrase 12 Feb. 24 Quotations; common grammar errors from P1 13 Mar. 1 Critique (of a research article) Reflection 2 due 14 Mar. 3 Practice Critiquing skills and summary / paraphrase skills 15 Mar. 8 Research topic selection, research questions, proposal of, reminder of general
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Unformatted text preview: audience 16 Mar. 10 Library Day 1 17 Mar. 15 Mini-presentations how-to and Peer Review Paper2 due (Fri., Sat., or Sun.) 18 Mar. 17 Library Day 2 19 Mar. 29 Lit. Review (overview, how it fits in a longer R.P, purposes of, i.d. exercise); Mini-Presentations Day 2 20 Mar. 31 Synthesis; Mini-Presentations Day 3 21 Apr. 5 Avoiding Plagiarism (Part 2); Mini-Presentations Day 4; Common grammar errors from P2 22 Apr. 7 Lit Review Introductory paragraphs (CARS) 23 Apr. 12 Citation styles 24 Apr. 14 Peer Review Paper 3 due (Fri., Sat., or Sun.) 25 Apr. 19 Research Paper (overview, problem/solution vs. argumentative) 26 Apr. 21 Research Paper (how to blend with literature review; problem / solution vs. argumentative cont’d) 27 Apr. 26 Abstract; formatting of a research paper; Common grammar errors from P3 28 Apr. 28 Wrap-up; ICES Reflection 3 due 29 May 3 No class for conferences (only 1 allowed for cancelation) Paper 4 due (TBA)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course ESL 501 taught by Professor Spear,a during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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