Первый слайд презентации: ESP project Canvas https://lms.misis.ru/enroll/WKA77Y
ESP Course Description English for Science and Technology, an integrated skills course, aims to provide students with the academic and language skills needed for successful study or professional work in a scientific context where English is the working language. The course challenges students to collectively arrive at solutions through critical and creative thinking. Different ways of how i deas are generated, analyzed, synthesized and expressed promotes the acquisition of general competences vital to 21st century success.
Слайд 4: This semester we are going to perform meaningful tasks and solve real-world problems in English
The course consists of 3 modules, each revolving around a “BIG problem” In science and technology … UNIT 1 Electric cars UNIT 2 Artificial intelligence UNIT 3 Biocompatible materials
Course Overview The 8th semester lasts 13 weeks till the 2 9th of April. TWO classes ( 4 hrs) every week. THREE Modules ( TOPICS) are organized around a current problem topical at MISiS: electric cars; artificial intelligence (AI) and biocompatible materials
Слайд 7: Course Overview
Each unit involves: Introduction to the topic of the unit Preparation for the panel discussion ( reading, watching videos, writing ideas and preparing for presentation of ideas) 3) Report - Writing task Course Overview
8th semester timetable Week 1 Introduction Weeks 2-4 Unit 1 Weeks 5-7 Unit 2 Weeks 8-10 Unit 3 Week 11 Test Week 12-13 Reflection * Optional: Unit Synthesis Capstone Presentations
8th semester assessment IELTS (Mark) + Critical thinking project (Pass/Fail) IELTS RESULTS Final mark ( diploma) 5,5-7,5 Project Pass excellent 5,0 Project Pass good 4,5 Project Pass satisfactory 0-4,0* Project Pass unsatisfactory * satisfactory if IELTS retake result in May is 4,5+ Failure to complete Project work in the semester downgrades IELTS score to “0”. unsatisfactory
Critical Thinking Project Assessment ( Pass : 7 “ⱱs” out of 9) Individual Completion of Activities Participation in Panel Discussion Personalized Report Writing UNIT 1 “ⱱ” =done “ⱱ” =done “ⱱ” =done UNIT 2 “ⱱ” =done “ⱱ” =done “ⱱ” =done UNIT 3 “ⱱ” =done “ⱱ” =done “ⱱ” =done
Слайд 11: What will I learn in this course?
1. how to discuss a problem in the form of a panel discussion 2. develop your research skill 3. develop note taking skills 4. develop writing skill – writing a report
Слайд 12: WHAT IS IT? WHAT IS IT? WHAT IS IT?
PANEL DISCUSSION is a formal discussion before an audience for which the topic and speakers have been selected in advance. ( Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd.)
Summary: Discuss and write down all that you have learned about the panel discussion. What is a panel discussion? Who takes part in it? What roles do people take? Where panel discussions are used? Do people interrupt each other during the discussion? Do people express their opinion on the situation and what can be done?
3rd week. Class Panel Discussions Demo. Panel discussion.
Week 1 - students reach consensus within their team on their roles by filling out the chart below. Expert panel members Problem-solving roles 1. Name Problem 2. Name Response 3. Name Solution
S=Situation done in a whole team Who? What? When? Where? Objectively describe a dilemma P=Problem What’s wrong/ the matter? Identify & prioritize problems: 1 st, 2 nd, etc. (history of the matter, context) R=Response Reaction to problem(s) How do we start solving the problems? What specific actions should be taken? (facts, data, graphs) E=Evaluation Overall critical assessment Will the response be effective? What are its pros/cons/costs/benefits? What should be applied/eliminated/modified? (What is done and was it successful, what else should be done)
Последний слайд презентации: ESP project Canvas https://lms.misis.ru/enroll/WKA77Y: Week 1 Introduction to the course
Aim: to learn about the course, understand the roles you have to take, get ready and participate in panel discussion on the topic Climate Change Plan: Learn about the idea of the panel discussion 2. Get ready for the panel discussion 3. Panel discussion on the topic Activities: Watch the videos and be ready to answer the questions in your handouts What have you learnt about the panel discussion?