大学英语过程写作
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spContent=No one is born to be a writer. Writing can be trained.
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课程概述

   The College English Process Writing MOOC course is taught to anyone who feels English writing is a mystery. In this course, students will understand the writing process, learn to write effective argumentation/arguments, and think critically. The course also teaches effective strategies targeting students’ common writing problems in the writing process, so that you can tailor this course to your individual needs. Moreover, this MOOC course, as an upgrade of a popular writing course taught in Jilin University ever since 2008, provides a variety of engaging writing activities, rich leaning resources, and in-depth analysis of writing samples from our previous and current students. Here you will engage yourself in an adventure of shaping your ideas, an interactive writing environment, and a fun learning process. The course will equip you with the fundamental writing skills so that you will be prepared to pursue your educational goals in whatever field you so choose. 

授课目标

The students will be able to:

have a clear understanding of the writing process

employ appropriate writing strategies

write more fluently and logically

become a better learner of English


课程大纲

Week 1 Brainstorming Process

Troubleshooting 1: I don't know what to write about

Week 2 Planning & Outlining Process

Troubleshooting 2#: I don't know how to put my ideas together!

Troubleshooting 3#: What is thesis statement? the soul of a paper

Week 3 Drafting Process

Troubleshooting 4: What is effective argumentation? 

Week 4 Drafting Process

Troubleshooting 5#: how to introduce a topic?

Troubleshooting 6#: how to structure the body of your essay?

Week 5 Drafting Process

Troubleshooting 7#: how to incorporate evidence in writing?

Week 6 Drafting Process

Troubleshooting 8#: I feel my writing is boring!

Week 7 Drafting Process

Troubleshooting 9#: I don't know how to write formally!

Week 8 Drafting Process

Troubleshooting 10#: I don't know how to end my paper!

Week 9 Revision Process

Troubleshooting 11#: I don't know how to revise my essay!

Week 10 How can I become a better reader and writer?

How to become a better reader and writer?

预备知识

   All you need is a willingness to become a better writer.

证书要求

The format of this course includes interactive lecturing videos (average 6 minutes length), discussions with faculty and students, writing exercises and quizs, directed metacognition activity, forum participation, peer review, polls and surveys. 



参考资料

Leki, I. 2002. Academic writing: Exploring processes and strategies. Cambridge University Press.

Spack, R. 1999. Guidelines: a cross-cultural reading/writing text. Cambridge University Press.

Reid, M. J. & M. Lindstrom. 1985. The proces of paragraph writing. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.


常见问题

英语写作学习无关你的学历,年龄,专业背景。 All you need is a willingness to become a better writer.