シラバス Syllabus

担当教員 Instructor Name Sugene Kim
コード Couse Code NUC195_N21A
授業形態 Class Type 講義 Regular course
授業形式 Class Format On Campus
単位 Credits 2
言語 Language EN
科目区分 Course Category 専門専門科目200系 / Specialized Subject 200
学位 Degree BSc
開講情報 Terms / Location 2021 UG Nisshin Term2

授業の概要 Course Overview

In line with the NUCB mission of educating innovative and ethical leaders, this course aims to foster English language skills of the students so that they can be active communicators bridging the gap between New Asia and the rest of the world.
Academic Writing 2 is a teacher training course accredited by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) and provides credits for students seeking to acquire a teaching certificate.
It is the second in a two-course sequence designed to improve students’ English writing skills that can be applied to the challenges of academic interactions. Through specialized instruction and practice, students will reinforce skills of crafting convincing prose in different genres to progress toward the advanced level of literacy.

本授業の該当ラーニングゴール Learning Goals


LG1 Critical Thinking
LG2 Diversity Awareness
LG3 Ethical Decision Making
LG4 Effective Communication

受講後得られる具体的スキルや知識 Learning Outcomes

With diligent work throughout the term, students will be able to make progress toward the following objectives:
1. develop fluency and style by increasing word and sentence variety;
2. understand diverse contexts for writing and develop appropriate strategies;
3. integrate their own ideas with those of others, using appropriate documentation; and
4. build confidence in English academic writing.

SDGsとの関連性 Relevance to Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 4 質の高い教育をみんなに(Quality Education)

教育手法 Teaching Method

教育手法 Teaching Method % of Course Time
インプット型 Traditional 60 %
参加者中心型 Participant-Centered Learning ケースメソッド Case Method 40 %
フィールドメソッド Field Method 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

学習方法、レポート、課題に対するフィードバック方法 Course Approach, Report, Feedback methods

Your homework, even if there is no official assignment, is to preview and think about the material for next class so that you can be prepared with interesting ideas and be an active speaker and listener during class time. To promote student learning, written assignments will be returned no later than two weeks after the due date.

授業スケジュール Course Schedule


Week 1 Unit 4 Argument Essays


Week 2 Unit 4 Argument Essays
Case study


Week 3 Unit 4 Argument Essays


Week 4 Unit 5 Problem–Solution Essays


Week 5 Unit 5 Problem–Solution Essays


Week 6 Unit 6 Reaction Essays


Week 7 Unit 6 Reaction Essays

成績評価方法 Evaluation Criteria

講師用内規準拠 Method of Assessment Weights
予習レポート Preparation Report 0 %
コールドコール Cold Call 0 %
授業内での挙手発言 Class Contribution 30 %
ケース試験 Case Exam 0 %
参加者による相互評価 Peer Assessment 0 %
シミュレーション成績 Simulation 0 %
小テスト Quizzes / Tests 40 %
最終レポート Final Report 30 %
期末試験 Final Exam 0 %
合計 Total 100 %

評価の留意事項 Notes on Evaluation Criteria

There is no final exam for this course. Instead, you will write a term paper, which accounts for 30% of your final grade. Detailed information will be provided in class.

使用ケース一覧 List of Cases


教科書 Textbook

  • Keith S. Folse, April Muchmore-Vokoun, Elena Vestri「Great Writing 4: Great Essays (5th edition)」National Geographic Learning(2020)978-0357020852

参考文献・資料 Additional Readings and Resource

Grammar Connection: Structure Through Content, ISBN-13: 978-1413008401
Great Writing 5: From Great Essays to Research (3rd edition), ISBN-13: 978-1285194967
Paragraphs and Essays: With Integrated Readings (13th edition), ISBN-13: 978-1305654181
“They Say/I Say”: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing (2nd edition), ISBN-13: 978-1469028613

授業調査に対するコメント Comment on Course Evaluation


担当教員のプロフィール About the Instructor 

Sugene Kim is an associate professor in the Department of English Studies at Nagoya University of Commerce & Business. She holds a master’s degree in professional English writing and a PhD degree in applied linguistics from Ewha Womans University. Her research specializations lie in second language acquisition and the academic literacy development of learners of English as a foreign language (EFL). She is particularly interested in examining the cognitive and linguistic strategies utilized by adult EFL learners to address writing difficulties in different rhetorical contexts. Her research interests also include morphosyntax and lexicography.

Refereed Articles

  • (2021) Prepping for the TOEFL iBT Writing test, Gangnam style. Assessing Writing 50 1075-2935
  • (2021) English as a lingua franca in Japan: Multilingual postgraduate students’ attitudes towards English accents. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 42 ‎0143-4632 (print); 1747-7557 (web)
  • (2021) L2 writers' perspectives on face-to-face and anonymous peer review: Voices from China. Porta Linguarum 35(1): ISSN: 1697-7467; ISSN-e: 2695-8244
  • (2021) "When being specific is not enough": Discrepancies between L2 learners’ perception of definiteness and its linguistic definition. Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics 18 1697-0381
  • (2020) Blurring the boundaries: Bilingual creativity manifested in the linguistic landscape of South Korea. English Today ISSN: 0266-0784 (Print), 1474-0567 (Online)

Refereed Proceedings

  • (2019). Revisiting Causes of Korean EFL Learners’ Article Errors: Prioritisation of Specificity over Definiteness. Proceedings of the 24th Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference .24th Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference. 2. 2. Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • (2019). Japanese EFL Student Writers’ Perspectives on Anonymous Peer Review. Proceedings of the 24th Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference .24th Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics International Conference. 1. 2. Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea