99年第1學期-4069 寫作教學之理論與實作 課程資訊
|Class Participation||30||Preparation for assigned reading and participation in class discussion are expected of all students. Participation also includes written assignments.|
|Article Review||10||Students are responsible for giving a 30-minute oral presentation on a selected article. The Review should include important points of the article and questions for discussion.|
|Tutoring||20||Students are required to complete six hours of writing tutorials and keep a teacher’s journal. More details will be provided in class.|
|Writing Workshop/Writing lesson plan/||20||The whole class will give a writing workshop together by using the writing lesson plan they design.|
Graduate students in this course will:
1. become familiar with theoretical and pedagogical issues in ESL/EFL writing
2. compare and analyze different approaches to teaching writing
3. learn to analyze different types of writing research
4. learn various instructional techniques derived from writing research
5. learn to design and implement research projects on writing
6. gain insights into L2 writing processes in order to become better writers and writing teachers
This MA course provides an overview perspective on second language writing instruction. Students will examine the development of second language writing theories and discuss the translation of these writing theories into instructional practices. Class discussions are conducted to explore the most important theoretical and pedagogical issues that confront writing teachers: L1 and L2 relationships, writing process, process approach, reading-writing connections, teacher response, peer response, error correction, writing assessment and etc. Students will compare and analyze different kinds of writing research and approaches to teaching EFL/ L2 writing in order to design their own research project on writing and plan writing lessons for EFL students in Taiwan.
Office HourOffice hours: 12:00 ~ 2:00 pm Wednesday or by appointment Office: LAN 211-C
Williams, J. (2005). Teaching Writing in Second and Foreign Language Classrooms. Taipei: McGraw-Hill.
Raimes, A. (1983). Techniques in teaching writing. New York: Oxford University Press.
Supplementary articles are selected from the following books:
Kroll, B. (Ed.) (2003). Exploring the dynamic of second language writing. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Ferris, D. & Hedgcock, J.S. (1998). Teaching ESL composition: Purpose, process, and practice. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Silva, T. & Matsuda. P. K., (Eds.). (2001). Landmark essays on ESL writing. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Hedge, T. (1997). Writing. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Celce-Murcia, M. (Ed.). (1991). Teaching English as a second or foreign language. Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle Publishers.
Leeds, B. (Ed.). (1996). Writing in a second language: Insights from first and second language teaching and research. London: Longman.
Scott, V. M. (1996). Rethinking foreign language writing. Boston, MA: Heinle and Heinle Publishers.