|科目名||Discussing Global Issues Ｂ|
|To develop reading, critical thinking, and discussion skills through research into and discussion of current events.|
Through this course, students will learn to critically read different types of news and
opinion articles, to connect different ideas, and to support opinions using evidence. In addition to textbook readings, students are required to bring in current news articles related to the topics of the week and to incorporate them into their classroom discussions.
|Every week, students will need to find and read articles on the topic of the unit being discussed to share with their classmates during class.|
40% Preparation, including research and homework
50% Class discussion
Class participation is the most important part of the course. Therefore, on-time attendance and active participation in class are important.
|Before or After class or By appointment.|