Fall 2003_2004_162 (last updated: Jan 2004)

Instructor: Buthaina Al Othman

162 Final Project

Objectives & Procedures

  1. Students will learn how to outline and organize their ideas and thoughts on a topic to write a required short final paper and to present in-class or on-line by the end of the semester. (Practicing real life activities, "source" )
  2. Students will learn how to look for required information using online resources or visiting a traditional Library. (Practicing online reading & note-taking, "source")
  3. Students will learn how to organize, save, and publish required information on the Internet, using blogs, for easy access to their work whenever and wherever.(creating and using blogs)
  4. Students will learn that locating, evaluating, and effectively using information on the WWW require critical thinking skill beyond those needed to research traditional library resources.(Learning ways to imporve web searching)
  5. Students will improve their online rerading skill, paraphrase notes, save and publish paraphrased information on a blog.
  6. Students will learn in depth the benefits of outlining and how to use a standard academic outline form for this purpose; (a 5-paragraph essay format).
  7. Students will learn how to present face-to-face or online, using various visual aids, effectively.
  8. Students wish to present in-class need to learn how to use ANY of the following visual aids:
    1. Power Point slides, using an OHP, (Over Head Projector).(Your instructor will show you how).
    2. A video tape or a DVD, using a VCR or laptop.
  9. Students wish to present live online need to learn how to use ANY of the following web tools:
    1. PowerPoint-(pps)- files.
    2. Website. (Your instructor will show you how)

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