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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

Semana
1
2 horas para concluir

Week 1: Getting Acquainted

In this first week together, we will begin getting to know one another, not just in writing, but by video too. We will also start getting to know a variety of graduate programs in the U.S., as we will each select a "target" graduate program at a U.S. college or university to use as a case study throughout the course. We will offer examples from our institution, the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, where this course was created....
7 vídeos (total de (Total 18 mín.) min), 2 leituras, 1 teste
7 videos
Meet Your Course Instructor1min
Introducing Your Target Institution51s
Review Example Introduction to Michigan (From U-M Rackham Graduate School)4min
Graduate Student Identity1min
Reflection: Walking in new shoes (From U-M School of Information)2min
Getting Ready for Graduate School (From the U-M Rackham Graduate School)7min
2 leituras
Community Guidelines for Participation10min
Help us learn more about you!10min
Semana
2
2 horas para concluir

Week 2: Introducing Yourself Professionally

Upon arrival on campus, we'll all have the opportunity to introduce ourselves and our graduate work over and over again. To become well-prepared to seize these opportunities for building solid relationships on our new campuses, we'll focus this week on developing an "elevator pitch" or short introduction to who we are, what we are studying, and why....
5 vídeos (total de (Total 26 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 4 testes
5 videos
Language for the Elevator Pitch1min
Expanding Your Speaking Vocabulary1min
Introduction to MICASE Transcribed Real Speaking Situations11min
Introduction to Vocabulary.com to Generate Personalized Lists and Quizzes9min
1 leituras
Our First and Second Language Selves10min
3 exercícios práticos
Verbs to Describe Your Experience4min
Language for Introducing Yourself Professionally10min
Reflect on Your Elevator Pitch10min
Semana
3
2 horas para concluir

Week 3: English for Interactive Learning & Teamwork

This week focuses on the many ways in which graduate students work together and with faculty in groups and teams. We'll look at the value of diverse group composition. We will explore language used to negotiate roles and prevent misunderstandings in collaborative settings....
5 vídeos (total de (Total 9 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
5 videos
How Diverse Groups Can Positively Impact Learning34s
Tips to Promote Mutual Understanding in Groups1min
Language for Negotiating One's Group Tasks (Part 1)2min
Language for Negotiating One's Group Tasks (Part 2)2min
1 leituras
Strategies for Negotiating One's Group Responsibilities10min
1 exercício prático
Reflection on Group Project10min
Semana
4
3 horas para concluir

Week 4: English for Research & Scholarship

Of course the primary reason to pursue graduate studies is to learn about and participate in research and scholarship in your field. This week, we'll be looking at framing our own expertise, collaborating with faculty, and conventions around engaging with published scholarly writing....
5 vídeos (total de (Total 18 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
5 videos
Munger Graduate Residences (From U-M Housing)4min
Introducing Your Research (From U-M Engineering)3min
Communicating and Collaborating with Faculty6min
Ownership & Sharing of Scholarship51s
1 leituras
Using the MICUSP Corpus to Explore Language Use, Organization, and Citations in Academic Writing10min
1 exercício prático
Using the MICUSP Corpus to Explore Language Use, Organization, and Citations in Academic Writing24min
Semana
5
3 horas para concluir

Week 5: English in Campus Life

In this last week of our course together, we'll turn our attention to the transition to graduate student life on a new campus. We'll identify ways to connect with individuals and groups, and to foster a supportive community around us. We'll cap off the course with a "final draft" version of everyone's elevator pitches....
3 vídeos (total de (Total 16 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
3 videos
Advice from Experienced Graduate Students (From U-M Rackham Graduate School)7min
Exploration: Work-life Balance (From U-M Rackham Graduate School)6min
1 leituras
Post-course Survey10min
1 exercício prático
Final reflection: Using Your Elevator Pitch in Your Target Institution10min

Instrutores

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Pamela Bogart

Lecturer IV
English Language Institute

Sobre Universidade de Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

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