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College

URDANETA CITY UNIVERSITY


Languages
One San Vicente West, Urdaneta City

of

Arts

and

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

SYLLABUS IN WRITING IN THE DISCIPLINE

Second Semester, AY 2012-2013

CLASS SCHEDULE
Name of Faculty
ANGELITA T. BARLONGO

Academic Consultation Hours


Time & Day:
Room:
Code:

1:00-2:00 THF
Faculty Room
C038

INSTITUTIONAL VISION-MISSION-GOAL
VISION
A transformative, self-reliant, and dynamic university recognized
as center of excellence with globally competitive professionals
and distinctive capabilities in research, extension, and production.
MISSION
A University that shall provide advanced instruction in the field of
arts, sciences, teacher education, technical and entrepreneurship
and establish a strong research culture with active involvement in
extension and production activities.
GOAL
The University aims to contribute to the attainment of national
developmental goals through character building, academic
excellence, promotion and enrichment of the Filipino historical
and cultural heritage and preservation of environment.

Code and Subject


A108 Philippine Literature
C038 English for IT 2
C065 Philippine Literature
A059 Philippine Literature
A040 Philippine Literature
C223 Philippine Literature
C074 Philippine Literature
C051Philippine Literature
C059 Philippine Literature
A187 Introduction to Literature

Time
8:00-9:00
9:00-10:00
10:00-11:00
12:00-1:00
1:00-2:00
3:00-4:00
9:00-10:30
10:30-12:00
2:30-4:00
7:30-10:30

Days
MTW
MTW
MTW
MTW
MTW
MTW
THF
THF
THF
S

Room
Rm 8
OB76
OB72
Rm 5
Rm 11
OB75
OB72
OB75
OB81
OB71

OBJECTIVES
(TRANSFORMED)
T
R

N
S
F

O
R

M
E

Train the faculty and staff for professional advancement through study grants and trainings.
Restructure development programs which cater to the holistic transformation of students, faculty, staff
and administration through curriculum enrichment, human resource development and character
building.
Apply research findings to address problems and issues affecting individual and the community in
order to improve quality of life.
Nurture the conservation and preservation of the environment, arts and culture.
Serve the people through the conduct of relevant outreach programs and establishment of linkages.
Formulate academic programs that cater to the demands of the market and labor and the changing
needs of the times.
Offer scholarship opportunities for poor but deserving students in order to attain quality education.
Revise periodically the curricular offerings to respond to the needs of the community for global
competitiveness.
Mobilize faculty, students and staff to conduct relevant researches and studies.
Equip individual with professional competence, scientific and technological skills and ethical/spiritual
values to enable them the needed leadership industry, government and professions.
Develop innate skills of students to become self-directing, productive and competent professionals in

order to meet global demand and standards.

GRADING SYSTEM
Prelims

Midterms

To determine the Prelim Grade


(PG)
PG= (CSx60%) + (PEx40%)

Finals

To determine Midterm Grade (MG)

To determine tFinal Grade

MG=(CSx60%)+(MEx40%)

tFG=(CSx60%)+(FEx40%)

Determine Final Grade

Quizzes/ Seat Works


Recitation
Attendance

30%
20%
10 %

Examination

40%

Total

1. Alcantara,R. & Cabanilla, J.(1988).Effective


writing.Phoenix Publishing House:Manila.
2. Almario, C.(1986).Developing skills in
grammar & composition 2.National Book
Store, Inc.:Mandaluyong City.

Where
Class Standing is 60%

References:

FG= (PG+MG+tFG)
3

3. Pablo, E., Gonzales, C. & Barroga, A.


(2003).English 2 effective writing across
disciplines.Lorimar Publishing
Co.,Inc.:Quezon City.

100%

I.

Course Title:

Writing in the Discipline/Communication Skills 2/ English for IT 2

II.

Credit Units:

III.

Time frame:

54 hours

IV.

Course Description

This three-unit course deals with the communication skills development program that begins with English 1. It includes development of the
more complete study skills in communication such as outlining, summarizing, critical reading, escalation of the students knowledge in terms of
sentence construction, paragraph development and composition writing as well as introduction to research paper preparation as applied in the
different fields or disciplines.
V.

Course General Objectives


At the end of the semester, the students are expected to:
1. Communicate ideas accurately through mastery of grammar and syntax, appropriate diction to show levels of meaning, knowledge of sentence
function and structure and expression of comprehended ideas;
2. Follow the process of research writing in their respective discipline; and
3. Write a research proposal related to their discipline.

VI.
1.
2.
3.

Course Requirements
Attendance, quizzes, assignments, recitations, seat
works
Prelim, midterm, final exams
Research Paper

NO. OF

TOPICS

SPECIFIC

SUGGESTED

INSTRUCTION

VALUES

EVALUATIVE
3

HOURS
1 hour

4 hours

13 hours

OBJECTIVES
Orientation
1. Vision, mission, goals,
objectives
2. Grading System
3. Code of Discipline

A. Effective Sentence
Construction
1. Kinds of Sentences
according to Use
2. Kinds of Sentences
according to Structure
B. Writing Paragraphs
1. Characteristics of an
Effective Paragraph
a. Unity
b. Coherence
c. Emphasis
2. Paragraph
Development
a. Definition
b. Specific to
General
c. Chronological
d. Spatial
3. Methods/ Types of
Paragraph
a. Cause and Effect
b. Comparison and
Contrast

Articulate the
institutional vision,
mission, goals and
objectives

1. Recall various
patterns,
functions,
structures and
modification of
sentence
2. Differentiate the
characteristics of
a paragraph
3. Identify ways of
maintaining unity,
coherence and
emphasis
4. Identify the
different
paragraph
development
techniques

ACTIVITIES
Explain the
VMGO, grading
system and code
of discipline
1. Seat works
2. Practice
Exercises
3. Class
discussion

AL
MATERIAL(S)
Syllabus

INTEGRATION
Obedience to
rules

TECHNIQUES
Recitation

Student
handbook
1. Worksheets Eagerness to
2. Paper and
participate and
pen
do academic
3. Hand-outs
requirements

Recitation
Quizzes
Assignments

Appreciation of
ones ability to
understand and
apply the lesson
by means of
group work

PRELIM EXAM
4

A. Research Writing
Process
1 hour
2 hours

1. Definition of Research
2. Steps in Writing Research
Paper

2 hours

2 hours

1 hour
5 hours

5 hours

3. Parts of Research Paper


a. Introduction
b. Research Body
c. Summary and
Conclusion
4. Choosing the Research
Topic and Formulation
Thesis Statement
5. Plagiarism
6. Note taking
a. Summary Notes
b. Paraphrase Notes
c. Quotation Notes
d. Personal Comment
Notes

1. Recognize the
importance of
research paper
2. Identify steps in
making a
research paper
3. Choose a
research topic
of their
discipline
4. Formulate
thesis statement
5. Apply proper intext citation and
documentation
to avoid
plagiarism

1. Seat works
2. Writing
activity
3. Brainstormi
ng
4. Library work
5. Class
discussion

1. Work
sheets
2. Paper and
pen
3. Library
card
4. Hand-outs

Practicing
obedience and
resourcefulness
in preparing
materials
required by the
instructor

Enthusiasm to
play certain roles
in class
discussion

6. Prepare a
correct
bibliography

7. In-Text Citation,
Documenting and
Bibliography
a. Footnotes and
Endnotes
b. MLA Style
c. APA Style

13 hours

A. Continuation of Research
Writing

Recitation
Quizzes
Assignments

MIDTERM
EXAM
1. Write an outline
correctly
2. Submit a research

1. Seat works 1. Paper and


2. Library work
pen
3. Class
2. Library card

Responsibility in
planning
activities

Recitation
Assignment
Quizzes
5

1. Outlining
2. Writing Research Draft
3. Revising
5 hours

draft
3. Revise the
research paper
4. Present the
research paper
orally

discussion

B. Research Presentation

Discipline in time
or schedule
Leadership and
cooperation in
group activities

FINAL EXAM
Final Research
Paper
Chapter1 only with
outline and
bibliography

Prepared:

Noted:

Approved:

Angelita T. Barlongo
Instructor

Rhea M. Agibuay, MA. EL


Dean, College of Arts and Languages

Jocelyn V. Espino, MA Ed.


Vice President for Academic Affairs