學期別: 1002 課程名稱: 0401360 新聞英文(下)
學年學期Academic Year/Semester: 2011-2012 (Spring Semester)
課程代號Course Number: 040136
授課教師Instructor: Dr. Noel Schutz
課程中文名稱Course Title(Chinese): 新聞英文(下)
課程英文名稱Course Title(English): NEWS ENGLISH 
開課年級Grade: 1
學分數Credits: 2
上課地點Class location: H208
上課時間Class hours: 13:10-15:00
先修課程Prerequisites: None
本課程可培養學生之核心能力(Core competency)如下列:
	A核心能力
B核心能力
一、課程目標Course objectives: The purpose of this course is for students to learn how to read various categories of news items more readily. Categories from the three English newspapers, from weekly news magazines such as Time and Newsweek, and from online news services such as Yahoo news will be explored. Such categories include Headline News, Front Page News, World News, Entertainment, Sports, Science, Life Styles, and the like. 

二、師生晤談時間及地點Instructor office hours: 12:00-13:00 Wednesday & Tuesday
三、授課方式Teaching approach: Each week a different category of news item will be explored by the instructor with discussion and an assignment will be given students to report on this news item the next week. This will involve knowing how to summarize the basic import of a news item. The mid-term and final exam will require the students to summarize news items in several categories.

四、評量方式Grading criteria: 50% attendance / Participation / Exercises ; 25% Mid-term Exam; 50% Final Exam

五、參考書目Textbook & references: Newspapers, weekly news magazines, online news sites.

六、教學進度(週次、授課主題、教學活動、評量方式/作業、章節)
Course schedule (week, topic, activities, evaluation/assignment, text, etc.):
第1週: 02/21/2012: Introduction to the Spring Semester
第2週: 02/28/2012: PEACE DAY
第3~8 週: 03/06/2012 ~ 04/10/2012: – Selected News Categories – Student Presentations
 		 (NOTE: 第7週: 04/03/2012: HOLIDAY)
第9週: 04/17/2012: MID-TERM EXAM
第10~17週: 04/24/2012: ~ 06/12/2012: Selected News Categories – Student Presentations
第18週: 06/19/2012: Final Exam


七、TA協助事項Teaching Assistant tasks: None
八、備註Remarks: None