COURSE UNIT TITLE

: DEVELOPMENT OF READING & WRITING SKILLS

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type Of Course D U L ECTS
EED 1007 DEVELOPMENT OF READING & WRITING SKILLS COMPULSORY 2 0 0 4

Offered By

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Level of Course Unit

First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)

Course Coordinator

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OLCAY AKAY

Offered to

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Course Objective

The purpose of this course is to give the required skills for successful academic writing and reading in engineering. Development of research documentation techniques will be enabled via technical writing and oral presentation assignments. Technical research papers will be reviewed for faster reading and new vocabulary.

Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit

1   To be able to follow a research document
2   To be able to prepare a technical document in English
3   To be able to give a technical presentation in English
4   To be able to listen to and understand a presentation in English
5   To be able to use English fluently in technical communication

Mode of Delivery

Face -to- Face

Prerequisites and Co-requisites

None

Recomended Optional Programme Components

None

Course Contents

Week Subject Description
1 Course Introduction
2 Basic Grammar Review
3 Basic Grammar Review
4 Terminology in Electrical Engineering
5 Terminology in Electrical Engineering
6 How to Write a Laboratory Report
7 Midterm Exam
8 Reading and Understanding Technical Research Papers
9 How to Prepare/Organize a Formal Presentation
10 How to write a Project Report
11 Group Presentations
12 Group Presentations
13 Group Presentations
14 Group Presentations

Recomended or Required Reading

Cambridge English for Engineering, M. Ibbotson, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Oxford English for Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, E. H. Glendinning and N. Glendinning, Oxford University Press, 1995.

Technical articles

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures, exam, presentation

Assessment Methods

SORTING NUMBER SHORT CODE LONG CODE FORMULA
1 MTE MIDTERM EXAM
2 FIN FINAL EXAM
3 FCG FINAL COURSE GRADE MTE * 0.50 + FIN * 0.50
4 RST RESIT
5 FCGR FINAL COURSE GRADE (RESIT) MTE * 0.50 + RST * 0.50


*** Resit Exam is Not Administered in Institutions Where Resit is not Applicable.

Further Notes About Assessment Methods

None

Assessment Criteria

Exam
Oral Presentation
Written Report

Language of Instruction

English

Course Policies and Rules

To be announced.

Contact Details for the Lecturer(s)

olcay.akay@deu.edu.tr
emre.cek@deu.edu.tr

Office Hours

To be announced.

Work Placement(s)

None

Workload Calculation

Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Lectures 14 2 28
Preparation for midterm exam 2 4 8
Preparations before/after weekly lectures 14 3 42
Preparation for final exam 1 4 4
Midterm 2 4 8
Final 1 4 4
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours) 94

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

PO/LOPO.1PO.2PO.3PO.4PO.5PO.6PO.7PO.8PO.9PO.10PO.11PO.12PO.13
LO.14253
LO.24253
LO.34253
LO.44253
LO.54253