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Code ENG 102
Term 201603
Title Freshman English II
Faculty School of Languages
Subject English(ENG)
SU Credit 3
ECTS Credit 4.00 / 4.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Instructor(s) Ekrem Sabit Simsek,
Language of Instruction English
Level of Course Undergraduate
Type of Course Click here to view.
(only for SU students)
Mode of Delivery Interactive lecture,Workshop,Seminar,On-line task/distance,Recitation,One-to-one tutorial,Group tutorial
Planned Learning Activities Interactive,Learner centered,Communicative,Discussion based learning,Task based learning

The aim of the ENG 102 course is to provide more specific preparation to students for their sophomore year.The course continues to build upon and expand the communicative, critical analysis and study skills developed over the first semester.In addition to the oral presentation and written exposition components ,a greater emphasis is placed on the need to effectively and efficiently approach and analyze lengthy academic texts.The latest information technology is utilized in and out of the classroom in all phases of the learning process.Completing this course enhances students ability to succeed in their academic careers and to become proficient English language communicators in general. Successful completion of this course rounds out the language skills students will need for sustained academic achievement in their undergraduate studies.


Refer to the course content

Learning Outcome

1. To form an initial appreciation of literature through reading short stories
and exploring its literary elements.
2. To lead seminar presentations by utilizing Socratic questioning
techniques, turn-taking skills, and appropriate delivery skills
(fluency, pronunciation, intonation, body language, eye contact,
3. To select and analyze sources, plan and organize information, and
work together to formulate their own perspective in order to
prepare for a seminar presentation.
4. To employ effective research skills in order to locate academic
sources and assess their relevance to the task
5. To analyze, synthesize and utilize academic texts in order to
formulate their own arguments in their term paper.
6. To integrate sources effectively into their course work by using the
APA referencing system.

Programme Outcomes
Common Outcomes For All Programs
1 Understand the world, their country, their society, as well as themselves and have awareness of ethical problems, social rights, values and responsibility to the self and to others. 5
2 Understand different disciplines from natural and social sciences to mathematics and art, and develop interdisciplinary approaches in thinking and practice. 3
3 Think critically, follow innovations and developments in science and technology, demonstrate personal and organizational entrepreneurship and engage in life-long learning in various subjects. 4
4 Communicate effectively in Turkish and English by oral, written, graphical and technological means. 5
5 Take individual and team responsibility, function effectively and respectively as an individual and a member or a leader of a team; and have the skills to work effectively in multi-disciplinary teams. 5
Common Outcomes ForFaculty of Arts & Social Sci.
1 Develop a thorough knowledge of theories, concepts, and research methods in the field and apply them in research design and data analysis. 3
2 Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level. 3
3 Know how to access written and visual, primary and secondary sources of information, interpret concepts and data from a variety of sources in developing disciplinary and interdisciplinary analyses. 5
Common Outcomes ForFaculty of Eng. & Natural Sci.
1 Possess sufficient knowledge of mathematics, science and program-specific engineering topics; use theoretical and applied knowledge of these areas in complex engineering problems. 1
2 Identify, define, formulate and solve complex engineering problems; choose and apply suitable analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. 1
3 Develop, choose and use modern techniques and tools that are needed for analysis and solution of complex problems faced in engineering applications; possess knowledge of standards used in engineering applications; use information technologies effectively. 1
4 Ability to design a complex system, process, instrument or a product under realistic constraints and conditions, with the goal of fulfilling specified needs; apply modern design techniques for this purpose. 1
5 Design and conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret the results to investigate complex engineering problems or program-specific research areas. 1
6 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management and change management; awareness on innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. 1
7 Knowledge of impact of engineering solutions in a global, economic, environmental, health and societal context; knowledge of contemporary issues; awareness on legal outcomes of engineering solutions; understanding of professional and ethical responsibility. 1
Common Outcomes ForSchool of Management
1 Demonstrate an understanding of economics, and main functional areas of management. 1
2 Assess the impact of the economic, social, and political environment from a global, national and regional level. 2
Assessment Methods and Criteria
  Percentage (%)
Assignment 20
Term-Paper 30
Participation 20
Presentation 30
Recommended or Required Reading

Course book Media Gender and Identity by David Gauntlett(2008)

A selective use of short stories

There is also films, video clips, documentaries, commercials, etc. students have to watch, as well as articles, films reviews, etc students need to read for their term papers and seminar presentations.