英語セミナー (2014)



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Purpose and aim of this course

本授業は、英語という言語、その言語が培ってきた文化、および現代社会における英語文化についての深い教養を身につけることをその目的とする。英語・英語文化にかかわる様々な主題についての文献・資料調査、調査に基づく英語による口頭発表など、少人数授業の利点を生かした学習活動を行い、研究拠点大学である名古屋大学の学生にふさわしい学術英語の運用能力をさらに高めることを目指す。


Course contents

The language of instruction is, as a rule, English. Students are expected to complete assigned readings and participate actively during the classes. Throughout the semester, Covey (2004) will motivate students to think about how to become a highly effective mature individual (i.e., development from dependence to independence and then to interdependence in a maturity continuum) according to the following schedule:


Week 1 (Oct 2): Introduction to the 7 Habits and Academic English Seminar

Week 2 (Oct 9): Paradigms and Principles (Inside-Out)

Week 3 (Oct 16): Paradigms and Principles (The Seven Habits – On Overview)`

Week 4 (Oct 23): Habit 1 – Be Proactive 

Week 5 (Oct 30): Habit 2 – Begin with the End in Mind 

Week 6 (Nov 6): Habit 2 – Begin with the End in Mind 

Week 7 (Nov 13): Habit 3 – Put First Things First 

Week 8 (Nov 20): Habit 3 – Put First Things First 

Week 9 (Nov 27): Interim Review (E-learning Test: Unit 1 & 2)

Week 10 (Dec 4): Paradigms of Independence 

Week 11 (Dec 11): Habit 4 – Think Win/Win 

Week 12 (Dec 18): Habit 5 – Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood 

Week 13 (Jan 15): Habit 6 – Synergize

Week 14 (Jan 22): Habit 7 – Sharpen the Saw 

Week 15 (Jan 29): Course Review (E-learning Test: Unit 3 & 4)

Term paper due (February 5th)


* The above course plan is tentative and subject to revision, depending on students’ progress and, to an extent, topics of their interest. 


Evaluation

E-learning (20%), homework (10%) participation (40%), term paper (30%)


Textbook

Covey, S. R. (2004). The 7 habits of highly effective people: Powerful lessons in personal change. New York: Simon and Schuster.


References

Covey, S. (2014). The 7 habits of highly effective teens. New York: Fireside.

コヴィー, S. R. (1996). 7つの習慣: 個人、家庭、会社、人生のすべて — 成功には原則があった!  (ジェームス・スキナー・川西茂 訳). キング・ベアー出版.


Notice for students

対面授業に加え、課外学習として電子教材を課し、その成績に基づく評価を授業全体の評価の20%とする。

なお、5回以上欠席をした場合、「欠席」の評価がつく。履修取り下げ制度は採用しない。


Resources

TimeManagementMatrix ClassAverage
  • Discussion leading instruction 
  • Term paper instruction
  • Homework 1 
  • Lecture slides (Week1)
  • Homework 2
  • Homework 3
  • Lecture note on the board (Week4) 
  • Homework 4
  • Homework 5 
  • Purdue OWL: APA Formatting and Style Guide
  • Lecture slides (Week 7)
  • The time management matrix: Class average 
  • Lecture slides (Week 8) 
  • Lecture slides (Week 10)
  • Homework 9 
  • Lecture slides (Week 11)
  • Lecture slides (Week 12)  
  • Lecture slides (Week 13)
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