FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

Department of Industrial Engineering

ENG 101 | Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Name
Academic Skills in English I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
ENG 101
Fall
2
2
3
3

Course Objectives English 101 is a compulsory course for freshman students. English 101 focuses on the cognitive skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course uses current reading and listening texts and focuses on how to understand relevant parts of a text, how to read quickly and effectively, how to relate different ideas from multiple texts and how to use texts as sources for an output task. In speaking and writing, the course focuses on using sources, paraphrasing, quoting, summarising and synthesizing. The students will learn how to write coherent, concise informative or persuasive responses to writing questions supporting their point of view.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • recognise the relationship between ideas in academic texts
  • research an academic topic using a variety of sources
  • summarise information in an academic text
  • paraphrase information in an academic text
  • quote information in an academic text
  • synthesize information in an academic text.
  • write texts on an academic topic presenting their own view point
Course Description This course aims at preparing students to use academic skills in English.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Management Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses
X

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction: Course objectives and assessment - Unit 1: Communication at University (Part A) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 15-16
2 Unit 1:Communication at University (Part B-C) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 16-25
3 Unit 1:Communication at University (Part D-E)- Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part A) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 26-32
4 Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part B-C) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 39-48
5 Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part D-E) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 49-58
6 Unit 2: Colour and Design (Part F) - Assignment Planning - Written Assignment Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 59-63
7 Catch up and Review Test 1 - End of Unit Tests - Mock Midterm Exam Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 33-36,64-70 -Blackboard
8 Unit 3: Production Planning (Part A- B) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 71-84 - Midterm Exam
9 Unit 3: Production Planning (Part C-D) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 85-93
10 Unit 3: Production Planning (Part E) - Assignment Planning - Written Assignment Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 94-95
11 Unit 4: Social Networking (Part A-B-C) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 105-109
12 Unit 4: Social Networking (Part D-E) Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 109-124
13 Unit 4: Social Networking (Part E) - Assignment Planning - Written Assignment Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 119-124
14 Mock Exam - Review Test 2 Blackboard
15 Review of the semester - End of Unit Tests Afacan,A. & Akpınar Wilsing,N. (2022). Anchor1: Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context. (A. Yürekli, Ed.). Izmir: Izmir University of Economics. pp: 96-103, 125-130 - Blackboard
16 Final Exam

 

Course Notes/Textbooks

Anchor 1 - Reinforcing English Language Skills in an Academic Context by Anita Afacan, Nil Akpınar Wilsing / Editor: Aynur Yürekli

Suggested Readings/Materials

Supplementary material to be prepared when necessary by the course instructors

 

 

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
3
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exams
Midterm
1
20
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
5
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Theoretical Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
2
32
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: '.16.' x total hours)
16
2
32
Study Hours Out of Class
16
1
16
Field Work
0
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
0
Portfolio
0
Homework / Assignments
3
4
12
Presentation / Jury
0
Project
0
Seminar / Workshop
0
Oral Exam
0
Midterms
1
6
6
Final Exam
1
8
8
    Total
106

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To have adequate knowledge in Mathematics, Science and Industrial Engineering; to be able to use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve Industrial Engineering problems.

2

To be able to identify, formulate and solve complex Industrial Engineering problems by using state-of-the-art methods, techniques and equipment; to be able to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.

3

To be able to analyze a complex system, process, device or product, and to design with realistic limitations to meet the requirements using modern design techniques.

4

To be able to choose and use the required modern techniques and tools for Industrial Engineering applications; to be able to use information technologies efficiently.

5

To be able to design and do simulation and/or experiment, collect and analyze data and interpret the results for investigating Industrial Engineering problems and Industrial Engineering related research areas.

6

To be able to work efficiently in Industrial Engineering disciplinary and multidisciplinary teams; to be able to work individually.

7

To be able to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; to be able to author and comprehend written reports, to be able to prepare design and implementation reports, to present effectively; to be able to give and receive clear and comprehensible instructions

8

To have knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of Industrial Engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; to be aware of the legal consequences of Industrial Engineering solutions.

9

To be aware of professional and ethical responsibility; to have knowledge of the standards used in Industrial Engineering practice.

10

To have knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; to be aware of entrepreneurship and innovation; to have knowledge about sustainable development.

11

To be able to collect data in the area of Industrial Engineering; to be able to communicate with colleagues in a foreign language.

X
12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To recognize the need for lifelong learning; to be able to access information, to be able to stay current with developments in science and technology; to be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout the human history to Industrial Engineering.

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest

 


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