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Fall Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

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Courses in English Language Institute


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Fall Academic Term, 2003 (September 2 - December 19)



ELI 120. Academic Writing for International Undergraduates.

Section 001 — ELI 120 is a 10 week course.

Instructor(s): Judy A Dyer (jdyer@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (2).

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. Grades are based on regular attendance, satisfactory completion of specified writing assignments, and satisfactory performance on a final exam.

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ELI 120. Academic Writing for International Undergraduates.

Section 003 — ELI 120 is a 10 week course.

Instructor(s): Judy A Dyer (jdyer@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is designed to introduce undergraduate students to a variety of text types for academic purposes, including critique and argument. There is a 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. Grades are based on regular attendance, satisfactory completion of specified writing assignments, and satisfactory performance on a final exam.

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ELI 300. Writing and Grammar in Academic Contexts.

Section 001.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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 including paragraph writing, extended definitions, introductions, and data commentary; grammatical focus is on article usage, tense choice, transition works, and relative clauses.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Melinda Matice (mmatice @umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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. Grades are based on regular attendance, satisfactory completion and specified writing assignments, and satisfactory performance on a final exam.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 002.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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, for example, 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. Grades are based on regular attendance, satisfactory completion of specified writing assignments, and satisfactory performance on a final exam.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 003.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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, for example, 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. Grades are based on regular attendance, satisfactory completion of specified writing assignments, and satisfactory performance on a final exam.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 004.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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 provide cohesive and coherent academic writing. Grades are based on regular attendance, satisfactory completion of specified writing assignments, and satisfactory performance on a final exam.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 005.

Instructor(s): Pamela Susan Bogart (cfeak@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/fall/eli/320/005.nsf

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, 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.

Grades are based on regular attendance, satisfactory completion of specified writing assignments, and satisfactory performance on a final exam.

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ELI 321. Writing for Academic Purposes II.

Section 001, 003.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. Placement based upon performance in ELI 320 or the Academic English Evaluation (AEE). (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/fall/eli/321/001.nsf

Students may be assigned to the course based upon their performance in ELI 320 or the Academic English Evaluation (AEE). The course focuses on organization and coherence on longer pieces of writing, and includes practice in argumentation, transitions, conciseness, and patterns of organization. A 6-8 page paper is required.

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ELI 321. Writing for Academic Purposes II.

Section 002.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. Placement based upon performance in ELI 320 or the Academic English Evaluation (AEE). (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

Students may be assigned to the course based upon their performance in ELI 320 or the Academic English Evaluation (AEE). The course focuses on organization and coherence in longer pieces of writing, and includes practice in argumentation, transitions, conciseness, and patterns of organization. A 6-8 page paper is required.

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ELI 330. Language and Communication I.

Section 001 — ELI 330 is a 10-week course.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve their interpersonal communication skills in: two-way interactions, group interaction, student-professor consultations, and student-student negotiations. Evaluation will be on-going in terms of class participation, completion and quality of assignments, and a final assessment of proficiency.

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ELI 330. Language and Communication I.

Section 002 — ELI 330 is a 10-week course.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is designed to provide students with the opportunity to improve their interpersonal communication skills in: two-way interactions, group interaction, student professor consultations, and student-student negotiations. Evaluation will be on-going in terms of class participation, completion and quality of assignments, and a final assessment of proficiency.

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ELI 330. Language and Communication I.

Section 003 — ELI 330 is a 10-week course.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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. Evaluation will be on-going in terms of class participation, completion and quality of assignments, and full assessment of proficiency.

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ELI 330. Language and Communication I.

Section 004, 005 — ELI 330 is a 10-week course.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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. Evaluation will be on-going in terms of class participation, completion and quality of assignments, and full assessment of proficiency.

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ELI 332. Lecture Comprehension.

ELI 332 is a 10 week course.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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 interactions, and 3) cross-cultural differences. Grades are based upon regular attendance, successful completing of specified assignments, and satisfactory completion of a final examination.

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ELI 334. Speaking in Academic Contexts.

Section 001 — ELI 334 is a 10 week course.

Instructor(s): Susan M Reinhart (susanrei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (2).

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.

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ELI 336. Pronunciation I.

Section 001.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. 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 video filming and critiquing sessions. ELI 336 focuses on pronunciation as an integral part of oral communication, and emphasizes three elements of speech delivery and spoken language structure), and relationships between spoken and written English (with a focus on sound/spelling correspondences.) This course is intended as an introductory/intermediate course.

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ELI 336. Pronunciation I.

Section 002.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. 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 intonational patterns of English, and c)consonants and consonant combinations. The course work is basically group-oriented, but will allow focus on students' individual needs through self-study programming and small-group video filming and critiquing sessions. ELI 336 focuses on pronunciation as an integral part of oral communication, and emphasizes three interrelated components:

  1. speech production (with a focus on discrete elements of pronunciation),
  2. speech performance (with a focus on general elements of speech delivery and spoken language structure), and
  3. relationships between spoken and written English (with a focus on sound/spelling correspondences.)

This course is intended as an introductory/intermediate course.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 001, 002.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/fall/eli/338/002.nsf

A high-intermediate speech/pronunciation course designed to enable non-native speakers of English to enhance their accuracy and fluency through instruction in aspects of vocal control and articulatory phonetics, this course will include a focus on general elements of oral communication and communicability.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 003.

Instructor(s): Melinda Matice (mmatice@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A high-intermediate speech/pronunciation course designed to enable non-native speakers of English to enhance their accuracy and fluency through instruction in aspects of vocal control and articulatory phonetics, this course will include a focus on general elements of oral communication and communicability.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 004.

Instructor(s): Joan Morley (hjmorley@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A high-intermediate speech/pronunciation course designed to enable non-native speakers of English to enhance their accuracy and fluency through instruction in aspects of vocal control and articulatory phonetics, this course will include a focus on general elements of oral communication and communicability.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 005.

Instructor(s): Judy A Dyer (jdyer@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

A high-intermediate speech/pronunciation course designed to enable non-native speakers of English to enhance their accuracy and fluency through instruction in aspects of vocal control and articulatory phonetics, this course will include a focus on general elements of oral communication and communicability.

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ELI 380. Introduction to International Graduate Student Instructor Work.

Section 001 — ELI 380 is a 10 week course.

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor required. (2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. Offered mandatory credit/no credit.

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is designed for and restricted to international graduate students who are being considered for teaching assistantships at the University. The course will familiarize students with the role of GSI activities. Students will present topic introductions, definitions, definitions, explanations, responses to questions, and interactive presentations. The course is graded credit/non credit, and may be repeated for credit with the instructor's permission.

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ELI 381. ITA Communication Skills.

Instructor(s): Pamela Bogart (pbogart@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: ITA screening and permission of instructor. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. Offered mandatory credit/no credit.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: http://coursetools.ummu.umich.edu/2003/fall/eli/381/001.nsf

Designed for potential GSIs: Course provides an opportunity to develop a range of communication strategies, appropriate for the context of the classroom, lab and office hour. This course particularly focuses on the speaking and listening skills needed to interact with students effectively in an instructional environment.

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

Section 001 — Acad Speak & Writ for Arch Std. [2 credits].

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

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. (1-2). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.

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 sources and organization in longer pieces of writing. Various types of speaking skills will be emphasized including 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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