Academic English focuses on enhancing undergraduate students' English language proficiency in the university context. It is intended for students who are in their first year at university. It aims to help students bridge the gap between secondary school study and study at an English-medium university. Students are introduced to the skills needed to understand and produce common undergraduate academic texts such as reports, essays and tutorial discussions. This will help them to participate more effectively in their first-year university studies in English, thereby enriching their first-year experience
Cognitive and Metacognitive Listening Strategies Training for University Non-English Majors
In this research study, the researcher designs and implements a language learning strategy-training program that focused on the development of cognitive and metacognitive learning strategies to promote listening comprehension ability among second year non-English majors. Learners were studying English as a foreign language (EFL) at a university language center.
Great Ideas of Philosophy, 2 edition (60 lectures, 30 minutes/lecture) Course No. 4200 Taught by Daniel N. Robinson Philosophy Faculty, Oxford University; Distinguished Professor, Emeritus, Georgetown University Ph.D., City University of New York
Humanity left childhood and entered the troubled but productive world when it started to criticize its own certainties and weigh the worthiness of its most secure beliefs. Thus began that "Long Debate" on the nature of truth, the scale of real values, the life one should aspire to live, the character of justice, the sources of law, the terms of civic and political life—the good, the better, the best.
American Theatre covers theatrical trends and events, stage artists of every stripe, and economic and legislative developments affecting the arts. Its main purview is America’s wide-ranging network of professional, not-for-profit theatres—commercial, amateur or university theatre is less frequently covered—and the magazine does not review productions (but does review theatre-related books).
Navigating the Research University: A Guide for First-Year Students
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Full of practical tips and tools and useful personal advice, NAVIGATING THE RESEARCH UNIVERSITY: A GUIDE FOR FIRST-YEAR STUDENTS, 3E, provides students with a comprehensive introduction to education at a research institution. The text is designed to support students at a broad range of research universities by helping them understand research, the role it plays in the university, and the basic methodologies used in a variety of disciplines.
From formal reports and manuals to everyday e-mails, The Handbook of Technical Writing uses smart, accessible language to spotlight and clarify technical writing today. Hundreds of topic entries, 90+ sample documents, at-a-glance checklists, and dynamic videos break down the best-practices, models, and real-world skills that successful writers use to clearly and persuasively communicate technical information and data.