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Winter Academic Term 2003 Course Guide

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Winter Academic Term, 2003 (January 6 - April 25)

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ELI 300. Writing and Grammar in Academic Contexts.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Susan M Reinhart (susanrei@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). May not be repeated for credit.

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, introductions, and data commentary; grammatical focus is on article usage, tense choice, transition words, and relative clauses. In-class work comprises individual and small group writing exercises. Students also meet in small groups several times during the semester for self and peer correcting; individual conferences with the instructor are also scheduled.

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ELI 312. Spoken and Written Grammar in Academic Contexts.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Diane Larsen-Freeman (dianelf@umich.edu)

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

Credits: (1).

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. Short text-types introduced and practiced include paragraph writing, extended definitions, introduction and data commentary; grammatical structures such as tense and voice usage, articles, relative clauses, and patterns of cohesion. Focus will be on accurate use of grammar in both written and spoken contexts.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 001.

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

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

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.

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 semester.

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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. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl). May not be repeated for credit.

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

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 003.

Instructor(s): Susan M Reinhart

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

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 instrutor throughout the semester.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 004.

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

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

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 semester.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 005.

Instructor(s): Melinda S Matice

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

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

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ELI 321. Writing for Academic Purposes II.

Section 001.

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

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

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

This course is designed to improve students' organization and coherence in longer pieces of writing, such as term papers. 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 individual and small group exercises, as well as critiqueing and editing drafts and writing assignments.

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ELI 333. Interactive Listening and Communication.

Section 001 ELI 333 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). May not be repeated for credit.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

With a focus on academic English as a Second Language, this course will emphasize the development of effective listening strategies. It will feature communicative exchanges in classroom, seminar, discussion session, and laboratory reporting settings. Work will follow a format which uses interactive task activities involving all class members as either a speaker/responder or a listener/responder in a variety of presentations and follow-up question-and-answer interactions. Class members are expected to be active participants and fully involved as listener and speaker. Careful listening to the viewpoints of others and respect for the opinions of others is stressed. Students study aspects of speech organization and discourse markers, and effective speech presentation skills through small group analysis of video segments.

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ELI 333. Interactive Listening and Communication.

Section 002 ELI 333 is a 10-week course.

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

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

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

With a focus on academic English as a Second Language, this course will emphasize the development of effective listening strategies. It will feature communicative exchanges in classroom, seminar, discussion session, and laboratory reporting settings. Work will follow a format which uses interactive task activities involving all class members as either a speaker/responder or a listener/responder in a variety of presentations and follow-up question-and-answer interactions. Class members are expected to be active participants and fully involved as listener and speaker. Careful listening to the viewpoints of others and respect for the opinions of others is stressed. Students study aspects of speech organization and discourse markers, and effective speech presentation skills through small group analysis of video segments.

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ELI 333. Interactive Listening and Communication.

Section 003 ELI 333 is a 10-week course.

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

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

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

With a focus on academic English as a Second Language, this course will emphasize the development of effective listening strategies. It will feature communicative exchanges in classroom, seminar, discussion session, and laboratory reporting settings. Work will follow a format which uses interactive task activities involving all class members as either a speaker/responder or a listener/responder in a variety of presentations and follow-up question-and-answer interactions. Class members are expected to be active participants and fully involved as listener and speaker. Careful listening to the viewpoints of others and respect for the opinions of others is stressed. Students study aspects of speech organization and discourse markers, and effective speech presentation skills through small group analysis of video segments.

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ELI 333. Interactive Listening and Communication.

Section 004 ELI 333 is a 10-week course.

Instructor(s): Staff

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

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No homepage submitted.

With a focus on academic English as a Second Language, this course will emphasize the development of effective listening strategies. It will feature communicative exchanges in classroom, seminar, discussion session, and laboratory reporting settings. Work will follow a format which uses interactive task activities involving all class members as either a speaker/responder or a listener/responder in a variety of presentations and follow-up question-and-answer interactions. Class members are expected to be active participants and fully involved as listener and speaker. Careful listening to the viewpoints of others and respect for the opinions of others is stressed. Students study aspects of speech organization and discourse markers, and effective speech presentation skills through small group analysis of video segments.

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ELI 334. Speaking in Academic Contexts.

Section 001 ELI 334 is a 10-week course.

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

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

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. In-class work will include admits for students to critque and understand the style and form of academic presentation. Videotaped presentations will be critiqued in small groups and on an individual basis with the instructor.

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ELI 334. Speaking in Academic Contexts.

Section 002 ELI 334 is a 10-week course.

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

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

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. In-class work will include admits for students to critique and understand the style and form of academic presentation. Videotaped presentations will be critiqued in small groups and on an individual basis with the instructor.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 001.

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

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

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 momologues) and interactive report and discussion dialogues. Work includes both pre-planned speaking styles and extemporaneous speaking styles. The goal is 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.

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

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

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 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 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). May not be repeated for credit.

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 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 380. Introduction to International Graduate Student Instructor Work.

Section 001 10-week course.

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

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

Credits: (2).

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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