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Republic of the Philippines

SAMAR STATE UNIVERSITY


COLLEGE OF EDUCATION
Catbalogan, Samar
Telephone Numbers: (055)- 543-8394/ (055) 252-2139
Website: www.ssu.edu.ph
OBE-ALIGNED SYLLABUS
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IX.

Course Number
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Course Descriptive Title
Credit Units
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Course Pre-requisite/s :
Professor/s
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Academic Term and
School Year
Vision and Mission of SSU:

Eng 210
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Writing in the Discipline
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Mae Saschiel Montallana/Amanda Gogel
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1st Semester, S.Y. 2016-2017

SSU VISION
A Transformative University Committed to Technology, Innovation and
Service Excellence.
BOR No. 41 s.2014
SSU MISSION
The University shall primarily provide advanced instruction and
professional training in the arts, philosophy, social sciences, agriculture
and fishery, forestry, science and technology, engineering, education, law
and other related fields. It shall also undertake research and extension
services, and provide progressive leadership in its areas of specialization.
Sec. 2. R.A. 9313
College Goal:
The College of Education is committed in producing competent
teachers under the programs Bachelor of Secondary Education with major
fields in Mathematics, Physical Science, Biological Science, MAPEH,
English, Social Studies and Technology and Home Economics, Bachelor of
Elementary Education (Generalist) and Early Childhood Care &
Development, Bachelor of Science in Technician Education with
concentration in Electricity, Electronics, Drafting, civil Technology,
Garments, Food Technology, Mechanical Technology, Automotive
Technology, Welding and Fabrication; Diploma in Teaching.
Program Graduate Outcomes:
1. Articulate and discuss the latest developments in the specific field
of practice
2. Communicate effectively in writing, speaking and presenting using
culturally appropriate language.
3. Work effectively in teams, in collaboration with other disciplines and
multi-cultural teams
4. Practice the profession in accordance with existing laws, social,
moral and or ethical responsibility
5. Act as responsible citizen and show pride of being a Filipino by
preserving and promoting Filipino historical and cultural heritage
6. Demonstrate competence to conduct research
7. Demonstrate competence and commitment to develop appropriate
technological services in response to national, regional and local
development
8. Demonstrate ability to use innovative, creative and appropriate
methods to meet the demands of the industry and/or labor market
9. Demonstrate ability to sustainably manage the resources available
in the community
10.Demonstrate ability to create scientific solutions and innovative
concepts with creativity and critical mindedness
11.Demonstrate competence to translate challenges into opportunities

12.Demonstrate ability to engage in life-long learning with a passion to


keep current with local, national and global developments
X.

Program Objectives(Bachelor of Secondary Education)


1. Exhibit comprehensive knowledge of various learning areas
using a wide range of teaching methodologies in various types
of environment.
2. Apply skills in curriculum development, lesson planning, material
development,
instructional
delivery
and
educational
assessment.

XI.

Course Description:
This course deals with different steps in writing process designed to
introduce students to the writing of concept paper, reaction paper, reports
and research paper.

XII.

Course Objectives:
This course aims to acquaint the students with the writing process and
thereby increase their awareness, understanding, use and appreciation of
the different processes of paragraph writing, expository writing and
research paper writing for academic and professional endeavors. This
focuses not only in the proficiency in the use of language but also
consciousness of his development as a social individual.

XIII.

Core Values to be Developed: Leadership, Discipline, Excellence, Service,


Patience,
Honesty, Perseverance and Responsibility.

XIV.

Course Contents
Topics/Units of Work
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3.

4.

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Time Frame/Allotment

Preliminaries
University VMGO
CoEd goal and program objectives
Course Orientation
Getting Started
2.1Elements of good writing
The Paragraph
3.1Parts
3.1.1 Topic Sentence
3.1.2 Supporting Details
3.1.3 Clinch
3.2Qualities
3.2.1 Unity
3.2.2 Coherence
3.2.3 Emphasis
3.3Common Methods of Paragraph Development
3.3.1 Analogy
3.3.2 Cause-Effect
3.3.3 Classification/Division
3.3.4 Comparison-contrast
3.3.5 Definition
3.3.6 Description of Details
3.3.7 Elimination
3.3.8 Enumeration
3.3.9 Examples
3.3.10Narration of details
3.3.11Process
The Essay Composition
4.1Process

1.5 hrs

4 hrs
9 hrs

6 hrs

5.

4.1.1 Pre-writing
4.1.2 Writing
4.1.3 Post-writing
4.2Types of Essay Composition
The Essentials of Research
5 hrs
5.1Nature and Definition
5.1.1 Types of Research
5.1.2 Classifications of Research according to design
5.1.3 Characteristics of a Good Research
MIDTERM EXAM

1.5 hrs

5.2Writing A Research Paper


5.2.1 Selecting a topic
5.2.2 Annotating Resources
5.2.3 Writing and Rewriting

21 hrs

RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTATION

5 hrs

FINAL EXAM

1 hr
Total

54 hrs

Topics as suggested by Students

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Required Readings:
1. Bargo, Darwin D. (2014). Writing in the Discipline (A Textbook for
College
Students). Quezon City: Great Books
Publishing.
2. Barceros, Esther L. (2009). English 3: English for Academic
Writing. Manila: Rex Bookstore.
3. Saymo, Apolinario S. (2004). Effective Writing. Bulacan: Trinitas
Publishing Inc.
Suggested Readings and References:
1. Corazon, Vicente C. et.al.(1982). Speaking, Reading, and
Writing for the Technical Man (English for Science and
Technology). Manila: UNI-ED.
2. Egipto, Joel Joseph L. (2013). Writing Business Letters. Manila:
Rex Book Store.
3. Olonan, Zenaida A. et. al. (1983). Communication Skill in
English 2. Quezon City: National Bookstore.
4. Portillo, Reynaldo R. et.al.(2003). Research and Technical
Writing .Bulacan: Trinitas Publishing Inc.
5. Ramos, Carmen M. and Amelia C. Sanchez.(1986) Developing
Skills in Grammar and Composition 1. Mandaluyong City:
National Book Store.
6. Tiempo, Edilberto K. and Edith L. Tiempo. (1980). College Writing
and Reading. Quezon City: Rex Bookstore.
Internet References:
a. Writing Strategies Website
http://www.gse.buffalo.edu/org/writingstrategies
b. Writing Strategies - Daniel Chandler
http://www.aber.ac.uk/media/Documents/short/strats.html

XVII.

c. Writing Activities (Language Arts for Early to Fluent Writers)


http://www.enchantedlearning.com/essay/writing.shtml
Course Requirements

1. Regular Attendance (at least 80% of total class hours)


2. Active Class Participation (Individual and/or Group)
3. Pass the major examinations
4. Written output and portfolio
5. Research Paper and presentation
XVIII. Methodologies/Strategies
The course will be using the following strategies and approaches:
1. Lecture discussion
2. Brainstorming and Writing Exercise
3. Research Assignment
4. Oral Presentation
5. Writing Activities: online and/ or adapted by the teacher from
the internet
XIX. Grading System/Evaluation Parameters/ Measures
Attendance
10%
Class Participation
10%
Quizzes
10%
Writing Exercises
20%
Projects (research paper, writing portfolio etc.)
30%
Midterm/ Final Exam
20%
100%
XX.
Classroom Policies
1. Students are required to use English during class hours.
2. Once the permanent seats have been identified, students are expected
to adhere to the seating arrangement unless prior approval has been
provided.
3. Plagiarism will NOT be tolerated in this class.
4. Deadlines for the outputs will be strictly enforced; requests for
extensions will not be entertained.
XXI. Consultation Hours
MWF, 3-4 PM
Prepared by:
MAE SASCHIEL MONTALLANA

Instructor
Reviewed by:
JOAN BACLAY
Peer Instructor

NAOMI JABONETE
Chairperson, Language and Literature Unit
Noted by:
LAURA BOLLER, Ph.D.
Program Head, BSED
NORA L. LOPEZ, Ph.D.
Program Head, BEED
Approved by:
GINA U. ESPAO, Ph. D.
Dean, College of Education