Students learn research skills in English on the internet, writing, correct format for reports and thesis, public speaking skills, PowerPoint presentations in English.
A computer skills class in English to ensure that students are able to find reliable information in English and use it for oral and written communication. Students choose a topic, use the internet to research that topic in English, write a speech on the topic, and use PowerPoint to make a computer presentation in English in front of the class.
Students will be given handouts, reference materials, and reading assignments.
Attendance will be very important to assure that the student gets sufficient time on the computer. If students are frequently absent or late, it will be very difficult to pass.
Attendance. Individual assignments demonstrating correct use of software. Research projects. Final report.
１．Class introduction. Choice of topics for reports. ２．Confirmation of report topics. Internet research in English. ３．Set up of Internet Research Notes. Reseach in English. ４．Video demonstration of PowerPoint presentations. Downloading images. ５．Professor's demonstration of presentations.Set up for outlines. ６．Students write outlines for reports and print in class. ７．Caution about plagiarism. Check student research notes. ８．Title slide for PowerPoint. PowerPoint techniques. ９．Students start writing speeches. PowerPoint techniques. 10．PowerPoint techniques. Collect speeches to check English. 11．Return speeches. Students rewrite. 12．MLA format for electronic references. 13．Advice on public speaking. Practice presentations. 14．Presentations. 15．Presentations.
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