[01:356:152 Discussion and Presentation Skills]
This is a 1.5-credit elective course that focuses on academic communication skills within the classroom. It is a 13-week course that does not meet in the first and last week of classes. In this course, students will have the opportunity to develop and practice discussion and presentation skills about topics across the disciplines in both individual and collaborative projects. Students will also learn how to create and use a PowerPoint presentation, delegate roles for class presentations, research content for a panel discussion, answer audience questions, and project confidence in front of a group.
[01:356:155 EAP I - Writing Across Cultures]
Writing Across Cultures is a 4-credit first-year writing course for learners of English as an additional language. In this class, students will read, respond to, and critically analyze texts from a range of perspectives and fields addressing the relationship between culture and communication including cultural studies, sociology and sociolinguistics, language studies, fiction, poetry, and personal narrative. Students will expand on these analyses to compose a detailed multimodal portrait of the ways an author’s cultural identity relates to communication. Students successfully completing EAP I continue to EAP II.
[01:356:156 EAP II - Academic Writing in the U.S.]
Academic Writing in the US is a 4-credit first-year writing course for learners of English as an additional language. In this class, students will compose narrative, analytical, and synthetic writing assignments, a discipline specific research project, and a final digital project showcasing their development in critical thinking and composition. Course sessions will include discussion of trans-disciplinary and multimodal texts, practice assignments to develop writing and reading strategies, peer review, and student presentations on topics relevant to their disciplinary interest. Students successfully completing EAP II continue to Expository Writing.