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Computer Comunication Development Institute

Naga City
4th Floor Monzon Bldg. Cor. Arana & Elias Angeles St. Naga City
Second Semester 2013-2014
I. Course Number :

GE112

II. Pre-requisite:

English 1

III. Course Title :

Writing in the Discipline

IV. Course Description:


The course is on the development of research skills through the preparation of an intelligent research paper. Further, it deals with the latest trends and new discoveries with good models to help
stimulate a disciplined flow of thought in writing.
V. Rationale:
The course discusses the principles and practice of the kinds of writing required for college students as part of their training for professional work. The students gain knowledge on the fundamentals
of composition, the elements of technical writing and skills in preparing a research study.
VI. General Objective:
Develop the research and writing skills of students
Specific Objectives:
A. Cognitive:
Achieve an intelligent grasp and significance of the latest trends and discoveries in the field of research..
B. Affective:
Appreciate the value and significance of research work.
C. Psychomotor:
Express ideas clearly, objectively, spontaneously, and intellectually in writing topics which are related to chosen career.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

SUBJECT
MATTER

VALUES
INTEGRATION

STRATEGIES AND
TEACHING
METHODOLOGIES

INSTRUCTIONAL
MATERIALS

EVALUATION

TIME
FRAME

EXPECTED
OUTPUT

Steps in preparing a
research paper

Patience and
determination

Reporting
Lecture
Discussion
Buzzing

Textbook
Handouts

Quiz

1st 2nd
week

2. Choose an appropriate
subject for the research paper

Selecting a subject

Respect for ones


opinion

Textbook
Chairs

Defense of the
subject selected

3rd
week

4th

Chose an appropriate
subject for the
research

3. Prepare a bibliography

Writing a
bibliography

Conciseness and
neatness in writing

Reporting
Lecture
Defense of selected
subject
Lecture
Discussion

Illustrations

4th
week

5th

4. Take down notes correctly

Note Taking

Reporting
Discussion

Audio Materials

5. Formulate a thesis
statement

Foundation of
problems

Accuracy
Conciseness in writing
Attentive listening
Sense of foresight

Teacher provided
exercises
and
drills
Critiquing

Lecture
Discussion

Workbook

Submission
of
group problem

7th week

Prepared
and
submitted a list of
refernces
Submitted
summarized and
paraphrased notes
Submitted the major
and minor problem

6. Make an outline

Outlining

Neatness
Orderliness

Illustration of an
outline

Illustration board

8th week

Submistted an outline

7. Achieve intellectual
honesty through proper
acknowledgment

Documentation

Honesty

Lecture and discussion

Overhead projector

Presentation and
critiquing
of
outlines
Quiz

9th week

B. Utilize different tools in


research
1. Discuss the steps involved
in conducting an interview

Tools of research
Interview

Perseverance
Asking questions in a
proper way

Questions

Listening to the
actual interview

10th 11th
week

2. Explain the purpose of the


interview

Purpose of interview

Orderliness
Respectfulness
Professionalism in
conducting an interview

Examples by
illustrations
Reporting
Lecture
Discussion
Buzzing
Lecture and
Discussion

Achieved intellectual
honesty through
proper
acknowledgement
Discussed how to
conduct an interview

Cassette recorded
Camera]
Video cam

Critiquing

12th week

A. Write a coherent research


paper
1. Identify steps
involved in
preparing the library
research paper.

Wrote a coherent
research paper

6th week

Expalined the
purpose of the
interview

3. Organize the guide


questions

Formulation of
Guide Questions

1.
2.

Guidelines in
conducting an
interview
Conducting a survey

Conduct the interview


Report the result of the
interview
C. Enumerate the steps
involved in conducting a
survey
1. Identify the objectives for
conducting a survey
D. Utilize the survey as a tool
in research
Community Integration:
Show openness to new
ideas and respect for
differences of opinion
E. Submit a research report

Patience
Dedication for ones
work
Self-confidence
Orderliness
Respectfulness
Appreciation on the
value of conducting a
survey

Making a survey in
the community

Application of skills
learned

Openness
Respect for others
Sense of humor
Politeness
Appreciation on the
value of conducting a
research report

Discussion
Brainstorming

Textbook

Quiz

13th week

Interview
Lecture and discussion
Reporting
Discussion

Handouts

14th week

Sample works

Graded
presentation of
report
Oral recitation

Lecture/ Discussion

Textbooks
Handouts

Quiz
Oral Recitation

Survey in the
community

Written report

16th week

Utilized the survey as


a tool in research

Research paper

Oral and written


report

18th week

Submitted a research
report

15th week

Submitted an
organized guide
question
Submitted a report
paper from the
interview made
Enumerate the steps
in conducting a
survey
Identified the
objectives of survey

Survey

Research

REFERENCES:
1.
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3.
4.

Essentials of Research and Thesis Writing by Gaudencio Aquino, 1998.


Essentials of Technical English by Vicente Manese and Azucena Zulueta, 1998.
Technical Writing by Mills and Walter, 1992.
Technical Writing for Filipino Students by Alcantara, et.al., 1995.

REQUIREMENTS:
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6.

Attendance
Class Participation / Graded Recitation
Quizzes and major exams
Survey
Taped Interview
Research Proposal

Approved y:
MS. AILEEN A.BELO
Academic Affairs Coordinator (AAC)

Noted by:
IRWIN S. NACIANCENO
School Administrator