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Fall '00 Course Guide

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Courses in English Language Institute (Division 363)

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Fall Term, 2000 (September 6 December 22)

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ELI 112. Integrated Academic Skills II.

Section 001 E L I 112 is a 10 Week Course.

Instructor(s): Christine Feak (cfeak@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (2). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit.

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: https://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2000/fall/lsa/eli/112/001.nsf

This course is designated for undergraduate students who need to develop their writing, reading and discussion skills in order to perform successfully in academic work. The focus of this course is on integrating reading and discussion skills with the development of the organization, structure and style of academic writing.

In class work consists of small group work in writing and reading activities. Students are introduced to varied text types and rhetorical structure.

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ELI 120. Academic Writing for Undergraduates.

Section 001, 002.

Instructor(s): Judy Dyer

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designated to introduce undergraduate students who need to a variety of text-types such as including summary, critique and argument. There is special emphasis on 1)the organization, style, and accuracy in academic writing; 2) editing and correcting one's own writing; and 30 using, integrating and documenting academic sources in their writing.

In-class work comprises individual and small group writing activities. Students will be instructed in editing and correcting their own writing.

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ELI 120. Academic Writing for Undergraduates.

Section 003.

Instructor(s): Theresa Rohlck (trohlck@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to introduce undergraduate students to a variety of text-types such as including summary, critique and argument. There is special emphasis on (1) the organization, style, and accuracy of academic writing; (2) editing and correcting one's own writing; and (3) using, integrating and documenting academic sources in their writing.

In-class work comprises individual and small group writing activities. Students will be instructed in editing and correcting their own writing.

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ELI 300. Writing and Grammar in Academic Contexts.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Brenda Imber (prousimb@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ELI 100. (2). (Excl).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for students who need improvement in both writing skills and grammatical accuracy to perform successfully in academic work. There is instruction and practice including short text-types, paragraph writing, extended definitions, introduction and data commentary; grammatical focus is on article usage, tense choice, transition works, and relative clauses.

In-class work comprises individual and small group writing exercises. Students also meet in small groups several times during the academic term for self- and peer correcting; individual conferences with the instructor are also scheduled.

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ELI 310. Reading and Vocabulary Development.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Sue Reinhart (susanrei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

The purpose of this course is to improve students' ability to analyze and respond to texts effectively. In class and for homework, students learn and practice reading development strategies. These strategies may include developing pre-reading skill; recognizing the author's thesis and supporting arguments: building awareness of text type and organizational pattern; annotating a text; critiquing; skimming and scanning a text for important information; predicting; and expanding academic vocabulary. In addition, students have the opportunity to respond both orally and in writing to the contents of texts.

Students participate in both individual, small group, and teacher directed activities. Homework involves further practice of skills learned in class.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 001, 002.

Instructor(s): Sue Reinhart (susanrei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for students who need to improve their writing skills to perform successfully in academic work. There is instruction and practice in the writing of a range of texts for academic purposes, e.g., extended definitions, introductions, descriptions of processes, and data commentaries. Emphasis is placed on raising awareness of text-types and style related to particular disciplines and developing skills and strategies to produce cohesive and coherent academic writing.

In class activities include individual and small group writing tasks. Short text types are assigned each week and students are expected to rewrite in response to editing comments. Students meet individually with instructor throughout the academic term.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 003.

Instructor(s): Merle Brenner (brennerm@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

No Description Provided

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 004.

Instructor(s): Christine Feak (cfeak@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

No Description Provided

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 005.

Instructor(s): Wayne Tappio

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

No Description Provided

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ELI 321. Writing for Academic Purposes II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Roann Altman (roann@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to improve students' organization and coherence in longer pieces of writing. Specifically, students learn to recognize and employ in their own writing patterns of organization such as comparison/contrast and cause/effect; appropriate academic argumentation; conciseness; and other features that contribute to a smooth flow of ideas in formal academic writing.

In class work includes individuals and small group exercises and shorter pieces of writing. A longer paper (6-8 pages) revised through several drafts is the major out-of-class assignment; shorter pieces are also done as homework.

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ELI 321. Writing for Academic Purposes II.

Section 002.

Instructor(s): Debbie Barks (dbarks@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://www-personal.umich.edu/~dbarks/ELI321.html

No Description Provided

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ELI 330. Language and Communication I.

Section 001 E L I 330 is a 10 Week Course.

Instructor(s): Carolyn Madden (cagm@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve their international communication skills in: two-way interactions, group interaction, student-professor consultations, and student-student negotiations.

In class work includes work on a variety of tasks to challenge students ability to give and get opinions, provide feedback, and lead discussions.

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ELI 330. Language and Communication I.

Section 002 E L I 330 is a 10 Week Course.

Instructor(s): Sue Reinhart (susanrei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve their international communication skills in: two-way interactions, group interaction, student-professor consultations, and student-student negotiations.

In-class work includes work on a variety of tasks to challenge each student's ability to give and get opinions, provide feedback, and lead discussions.

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ELI 330. Language and Communication I.

Section 003 E L I 330 is a 10 Week Course.

Instructor(s): Theresa Rohlck (trohlck@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve their international communication skills in: two-way interactions, group interaction, student-professor consultations, and student-student negotiations.

In class work includes work on a variety of tasks to challenge students ability to give and get opinions, provide feedback, and lead discussions.

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ELI 332. Lecture Comprehension.

Section 001 E L I 332 is a 7 Week Course.

Instructor(s): Julia Salehzadeh (juliasal@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for students who need to improve their listening and note-taking skills in order to perform successfully in their academic work. Instruction focuses on listening skills within an academic context: 1) subject matter comprehension, 2) paralinguistic cues in academic interaction, and 3) cross-cultural differences.

In class, teachers use a variety of lectures to focus on specific listening and note-taking skills. Students focus on the discourse and organization of the lecture to improve the strategies for listening effectively in an academic classroom.

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ELI 334. Speaking in Academic Contexts.

Section 001 E L I 334 is a 10 Week Course.

Instructor(s): Sue Reinhart (susanrei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for students who need to improve their presenting and discussion skills in order to perform successfully in their academic work. Course material includes: academic discussion, summarizing, paraphrasing, and organizing and giving oral presentations.

In-class work will include presenting definitions, organizing presentations, and paraphrasing and summarizing in small groups. Videotaped presentations will be critiqued in small groups and on an individual basis with the instructor.

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ELI 336. Pronunciation I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Sheryl Leicher (leicher@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl). Laboratory fee ($11) required.

Credits: (1).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($11) required.

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with basic work in the fundamentals of spoken English (i.e., English phonetics and phonology) through intense study of:

  1. vowels of English,
  2. selected features of stress, rhythm, and international patterns of English, and
  3. consonants and consonant combinations.

The course work is basically group-oriented, but includes attention to individual needs through self-study programming and small-group sessions and the use of video filming and critiquing. The emphasis is on speech production, speech performance, sound/spelling correspondences, and discriminating listening skills.

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ELI 336. Pronunciation I.

Section 002.

Instructor(s): Roann Altman (roann@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl). Laboratory fee ($11) required.

Credits: (1).

Lab Fee: Laboratory fee ($11) required.

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with basic work in the fundamentals of spoken English (i.e., English phonetics and phonology) through intense study of: a) vowels of English, b) selected features of stress, rhythm and international patterns of English, and c) consonants and consonant combinations.

This course work is basically group-oriented, but includes attention to individual needs through self-study programming and small-group sessions and the use of video filming and critiquing. The emphasis is on speech production, speech performance, sound/spelling correspondences, and discriminating listening skills.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Judy Dyer

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This intermediate/advanced pronunciation and public speaking course works on both specific sounds and features of voice and articulation. Students work on global "pronunciation elements" of public speaking (i.e. short monologues) and interactive report and discussion dialogues. Work includes both pre-planned speaking styles and extemporaneous speaking styles. The goal is see to enhance non-native speaker accuracy. Rapid overview of the English vowel and consonant sound systems and selected features of phrasing, stress, rhythm, and intonation. Speaking activity tasks that feature a variety of language functions: personal-topic "conversational" talks; "story-telling" narrative talks; "how to..." description, informational and persuasive talks; small group panel presentations in issues and answers, problems and solutions; etc. One-on-one tutorials and individual self-study home and laboratory work supplement class sessions and half class sessions.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 002, 003.

Instructor(s): Brenda Imber (prousimb@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This intermediate/advanced pronunciation and public speaking course works on both specific sounds and features of voice and articulation. Students work on global "pronunciation elements" of public speaking (i.e. short monologues) and interactive report and discussion dialogues. Work includes both pre-planned speaking styles and extemporaneous speaking styles. The goal is see to enhance non-native speaker accuracy. Rapid overview of the English vowel and consonant sound systems and selective features of phrasing, stress, rhythm, and intonation. Speaking activity tasks that feature a variety of language functions: personal-topic "conversational" talks; "story-telling" narrative talks; "how to..." description, informational, and persuasive talks; small group panel presentations in issues and answers, problems and solutions; etc. One-on-one tutorials and individual self-study home and laboratory work supplement class sessions and half class sessions.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 004.

Instructor(s): Mary Brennan (maryfb@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This intermediate/advanced pronunciation and public speaking course works on both specific sounds and features of voice and articulation. Students work on global "pronunciation elements" of public speaking (i.e. short monologues) and interactive report and discussion dialogues. Work includes both pre-planned speaking styles and extemporaneous speaking styles. The goal is see to enhance non-native speaker accuracy.

Rapid overview of the English vowel system and consonant sound systems and selected features of phrasing, stress, rhythm, and intonation. Speaking activity tasks that feature a variety of language functions: personal-topic "conversational" talks; "story-telling" narrative talks; "how to..." description, informational, and persuasive talks; small group panel presentations in issues and answers, problems and solutions; etc. One-on-one tutorials and individual self-study home and laboratory work supplement class sessions and half class sessions.

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ELI 380. Introduction to International Teaching Assistants Instruction.

Section 001 E L I 380 is a 10 Week Course.

Instructor(s): Elizabeth Axelson (eaxelson@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: ITA screening exam and permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for graduate students who are being considered for teaching assistantships at the University. The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the role of the IGSI in this university, to develop and practice effective teaching strategies and style, and to strengthen English skills for classroom teaching purposes.

Students discuss issues such as the desirable characteristics of a teacher, how to teach students with diverse backgrounds and learning styles, and the applicability of interactive teaching methods to their fields. They give short classroom presentations, focusing on effective introductions, using examples, providing organized explanations, managing a task or small group activity, and teaching through questions. Sessions are videotaped, with feedback in small groups or in individual consultations.

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ELI 392. Topics in English for Non-native Speakers.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): John Swales (jmswales@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1-2). (Excl).

Credits: (1-2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for non-native speakers of English in the Architecture Masters program. The course includes instruction in a variety of tasks such as definition, description, argumentation, and basic reading. There is also a focus on using written presentation, discussion, in informal interaction. Students will receive extensive practice in relating their speaking and writing tasks to the visual aspects of their design work in architecture.

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