Course Description IEWAP-JWS: Journal Writing Skills for ELL Students

Title: Journal Writing Skills for ELL Students

Course Code:

IEWAP-JWS

Course Overview: IEWAP-JWS

Journal Writing Skills for ELL StudentsBy learning journal writing skills, ELL’s will become better academic English essay writers by developing and enhancing your English essay writing knowledge and practicing English essay writing in a non-threatening environment.

ESL Student course IEWAP-JWS, “Journal Writing Skills for ELL Students,” outlines the basics and provides the requirements for  AWS ESL Student Academy journals.

You will:

  • Improve your basic English essay writing knowledge and skills.
  • Look much more adept and professional in your English academic writing.
  • Demonstrate to your peers how easy practical academic essay writing skills really are.
  • Impress your professors and lecturers at university or in your regular English classes.
  • Boost your self-confidence in academic English essay writing.
  • Improve your grades and results.

Stephen E. Dew, who has over 5 years practical teaching experience in English academic writing to ESL students for undergraduate entrance requirements, is the author of the Academic Writing Skills series and the instructor of the AWS ESL Student Academy.

Learning outcomes:

On completion of the journal writing skills for ELL Students tutorial, ESL students should be able to:

  • Understand the different journal types and how they are used.
  • Know what a dialog journal is.
  • Be aware of the benefits of dialog journals.
  • Understand how to use a dialog journal.
  • Know the AWS ESL Student Academy process for journal writing.

List of topics:

Not applicable.

Assessment scheme:

There is no assessment for this course. The course is designed as a prerequisite for other AWS ESL Student Academy courses.

Grading scheme:

Not applicable.

Recommended learning resources:

All learning resources are provided after registration the ESL student course. Note: Course materials are based on the book Journal Writing Skills for ELL’s. 1

Additional learning resources:

  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). The 5 Step Essay Writing Process, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Learn Paragraph Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2014). English Writing Exercises for International Students: Phnom Penh, Cambodia. hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2010). Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills: Phnom Penh, Cambodia. hbicambodia.com.

References:

  • Kim, D. (2011). A young English learners L2 literacy practice through dialogue journals. Journal of Reading Education, 36(3), 27–34.
  • Linnell, K. M. (2010). Using dialogue journals to focus on form. Journal of Adult Education, 39 (1), 23–28.
  • Peyton, J. K. (1993). Dialogue journals: Interactive writing to develop language and literacy. National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education. Retrieved from http://www.cal.org/resources/digest/peyton01.html
  • Schwartzer, D. (2004). Student and teacher strategies for communicating through dialogue journals in Hebrew: A teacher resource project. Foreign Language Annals, 37, 77–84.
  • Staton, J. (1987). Dialogue journals. ERIC Digest. Retrieved from http://www.ericdigests.org/pre-926/journals.htm

Course schedule:

Not applicable

Contact details:

Instructor Name: Stephen E. Dew

Email: hbicambodia@hbicambodia.com

Website: hbicambodia.com

Other information: This is a self-paced online tutorial.

Details of course website:

Use of the Educator learning platform: Educator is a web-based learning platform that the AWS Student Academy uses to help manage teaching and learning in the online course. On the website, hbicambodia.com, you will find:

  • All resource material.
  • A list of lessons and assignments.
  • A link to a forum at the AWS ESL Student Academy discussion site.
  • On-line assessments both quizzes and written.
  • Your own personal grade sheet.

You will use some of these tools later in the course, but for now I just want to make sure you can reach the Educator platform online training courses.

1. First, go to the learning website home page by following these steps:

  • Click on to your browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox: http://hbicambodia.com
  • On the top menu of the site you will see the heading  “Course Descriptions.” Click the course you want.
  • Read the course description.

2. Second, on the learning website home page, Click the desired course of study and enroll.

3. Finally, begin your course and complete the course requirements.

If you have any problems with please contact admin.

Course policy:

  • What do I do if I need more time? Contact admin and ask for an extension.
  • For remarks or moderation, contact admin with a submission about why your assignments should be reviewed.
  • The required referencing format is APA format. You can read more about citation and referencing at http://hbicambodia.com/citation-and-referencing-English-writing-process.html
  • You should make sure that all submitted work is your own.

Note: Plagiarism is defined as copying or paraphrasing another’s work, whether intentionally or otherwise, and presenting it as one’s own. Any student found responsible for plagiarism in any piece of work submitted for assessment shall be subject to AWS Student Academy’s terms and agreement which may result in forfeiture of marks for the piece of work submitted, a zero grade for the written assessment, no certificate awarded, or in extreme cases exclusion from the AWS ESL Student Academy programs.

 

Notes:

  1. Dew, Stephen E., (2015). Journal Writing Skills for ELL’s. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.

Course Description IEWAP-EEW: Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills

Title: Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills

Course Code:

IEWAP-EEW

Course Overview: IEWAP-EEW

practical academic essay writing skillsBy learning practical academic English essay writing skills, you will become a better academic English essay writer and accomplish your dream, whether it be a BA or a professional aspiration, by developing and enhancing your English essay writing knowledge and understanding of English essay structure.

ESL Student course IEWAP-EEW, “Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills,” outlines the basic process and English essay writing skills and knowledge required for an academic English essay.

You will:

  • Improve your basic English essay writing knowledge and skills.
  • Look much more adept and professional in your English academic writing.
  • Demonstrate to your peers how easy practical academic essay writing skills really are.
  • Impress your professors and lecturers at university or in your regular English classes.
  • Boost your self-confidence in academic English essay writing.
  • Improve your grades and results.

Stephen E. Dew, who has over 5 years practical teaching experience in English academic writing to ESL students for undergraduate entrance requirements, is the author of the Academic Writing Skills series and the instructor of the AWS ESL Student Academy.

Learning outcomes:

On completion of the practical academic essay writing skills course, ESL students should be able to:

  • Understand the different English essay types.
  • Be able to define unity and coherence.
  • Learn transition signals for different English essay types.
  • Understand parallel structure.
  • Know the parts of an English essay and their purpose.
  • Know what a detailed outline is and how to write one.
  • Improve academic English essay writing process skills.

List of topics:

Topic contentsFundamental concepts
Lesson 1Introduction and overview of academic essay writing.
Lesson 2Essay types
Lesson 3Essay organisation
Lesson 4Essay structure
Lesson 5Essay outline
Lesson 6Practical English essay writing process
Lesson 7Summary and final assesment

Assessment scheme:

TaskDescriptionWeight %
Assignment lesson 1Quiz10
Assignment lesson 2Quiz10
Assignment lesson 3Quiz10
Assignment lesson 4Quiz10
Assignment lesson 5Writing assignment10
Assignment lesson 6Writing assignment20
Final assessment lesson 7
Writing assignment30

Grading scheme:

GradeAchievement
A90 - 100%
B80 - 89%
C70 - 79%
D60 - 69%
FFail, achievement less than 60% (re-enroll)

Recommended learning resources:

All learning resources are provided after registration the ESL student course. Note: Course materials are based on the book Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills. 1

Additional learning resources:

  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). The 5 Step Essay Writing Process, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Learn Paragraph Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2014). English Writing Exercises for International Students: Phnom Penh, Cambodia. hbicambodia.com.

References:

  • Knight, Robert M., (2003). A Journalalistic Approach to Good Writing: Wiley (2003).
  • Osima, Alice. & Hogue, Ane, (1997). Introduction to Academic Writing (2nd edn): White Plains, NY. Addison Wesly Longman.

Course schedule:

IEWAP-EEW Schedule

Expected time frames for course completion.
WeekDayTopicRequirements / Reading
11 & 2Pre-workPre-work
13Lesson 1
Complete assignment 1 by day 4.
14Lesson 2
Complete assignment 2 by day 5.
15Lesson 3
Complete assignment 3 by day 6.
16Lesson 4Complete assignment 4 by day 7.
17Lesson 5Complete assignment 5 by day 8.
28Lesson 6Complete assignment 6 by day 9.
29Your personal review time.Review all the lessons.
210Summary and final assessment lesson 7Complete final assessment by day 11.
211Your journal is due for assessment today, day 11.
212Assessment correlation by the instructor.
213Assessment results given.
214Certificate presented upon successfully meeting the course requirements.

Contact details:

Instructor Name: Stephen E. Dew

Email: hbicambodia@hbicambodia.com

Website: hbicambodia.com

Other information: This is a self-paced online course.

Details of course website:

Use of the Educator learning platform: Educator is a web-based learning platform that the AWS Student Academy uses to help manage teaching and learning in the online course. On the website, hbicambodia.com, you will find:

  • All resource material
  • A list of lessons and assignments
  • A link to a forum at the AWS ESL Student Academy discussion site
  • On-line assessments both quizzes and written
  • Your own personal grade sheet.

You will use some of these tools later in the course, but for now I just want to make sure you can access the Educator platform online training courses.

1. First, go to the learning website home page by following these steps:

  • Click on to your browser, for example Internet Explorer or Firefox: http://hbicambodia.com
  • On the top menu of the site you will see the heading  “Course Descriptions.” Click the course you desire.
  • Read the course description.

2. Second, on the learning website home page, Click the desired course of study and enroll.

3. Finally, begin your course and complete the course requirements.

If you have any problems with please contact admin.

Course policy:

  • What do I do if I need more time? Contact admin and request an extension.
  • For remarks or moderation, contact admin with a submission as to why your assignments should be reviewed.
  • The required referencing format is APA format. You can read more about citation and referencing at http://hbicambodia.com/citation-and-referencing-English-writing-process.html
  • You should make sure that all submitted work is your own.

Note: Plagiarism is defined as copying or paraphrasing another’s work, whether intentionally or otherwise, and presenting it as one’s own. Any student found responsible for plagiarism in any piece of work submitted for assessment shall be subject to AWS Student Academy’s terms and agreement which may result in forfeiture of marks for the piece of work submitted, a zero grade for the written assessment, no certificate awarded, or in extreme cases exclusion from the AWS ESL Student Academy programs.

 

Notes:

  1. Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.

Course Description IEWAP-EPW: Learn English Paragraph Writing Skills

Title: Learn English Paragraph Writing Skills

Course Code:

IEWAP-EPW

Course Overview: IEWAP-EPW

English paragraph writing skillsBesides learning English paragraph writing skills, you will become a better academic English writer and accomplish your dream, whether it be a BA or a professional aspiration, by developing and enhancing your English writing grammar and understanding of English paragraph writing.

ESL Student course IEWAP-EPW, “Learn Paragraph Writing Skills,” outlines the basic steps and grammar used for English paragraph writing. You will:

  • Improve your basic English writing knowledge and skills.
  • Look much more adept and professional in your English academic writing.
  • Demonstrate to your peers how easy English paragraph writing really is.
  • Impress your professors and lecturers at university or in your regular English classes.
  • Boost your self-confidence in English academic writing.
  • Improve your grades and results.

Stephen E. Dew, who has over 5 years practical teaching experience in English academic writing to ESL students for undergraduate entrance requirements, is the author of the Academic Writing Skills series and the instructor of the AWS ESL Student Academy.

Learning outcomes:

On completion of the course, ESL students should be able to:

  • Understand what academic writing is.
  • Understand paragraph format, structure, and organization.
  • Learn the 4 basic rules for capitalization and the 10 sub-rules for proper nouns.
  • Learn the rules of commas and quotation.
  • Learn 3 kinds of sentence structure (simple sentences, complex sentences, and complex sentences).
  • Understand and be able to use appositives, adverb (subordinating) clauses, and adjective (relative) clauses.
  • Know how to identify and fix 3 kinds of sentence errors (fragment, run-on, and comma splice).
  • Cite the English writing process.

List of topics:

Topic contentsFundamental concepts
Lesson 1Introduction and definition of academic essay writing.
Lesson 2Paragraph format
Lesson 3Paragraph structure
Lesson 4Paragraph organisation
Lesson 5Capitalization and punctuation
Lesson 6Sentence structure: Simple sentences
Lesson 7Sentence structure: Compund sentences
Lesson 8Sentence structure: Complex sentences
Lesson 9Sentence errors
Lesson 10Overview of the English writing process
Lesson 11Summary and final assesment

Assessment scheme:

TaskDescriptionWeight %
Assignment lesson 1Quiz5
Assignment lesson 2Quiz10
Assignment lesson 3Quiz10
Assignment lesson 4Quiz10
Assignment lesson 5Quiz and writing assignment15
Assignment lesson 6Quiz20
Assignment lesson 7Quiz20
Assignment lesson 8Quiz20
Assignment lesson 9Quiz20
Assignment lesson 10Writing assignment30
Final assessment lesson 11
Writing assignment40

Grading scheme:

GradeAchievement
A90 - 100%
B80 - 89%
C70 - 79%
D60 - 69%
FFail, achievement less than 60% (re-enroll)

Recommended learning resources:

All learning resources are provided after registration the ESL student course. Note: Course materials are based on the book Learn English Paragraph Writing Skills. 1

Additional learning resources:

  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). The 5 Step Essay Writing Process, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2014). English Writing Exercises for International Students: Phnom Penh, Cambodia. hbicambodia.com.

References:

  • Knight, Robert M., (2003). A Journalalistic Approach to Good Writing: Wiley (2003),
  • Osima, Alice. & Hogue, Ane, (1997). Introduction to Academic Writing (2nd edn): White Plains, NY. Addison Wesly Longman.

Course schedule:

IEWAP-EPW Schedule

Expected time frames for course completion.
WeekDayTopicRequirements / Reading
11 & 2Pre-workPre-work
13Lesson 1
Complete assignment 1 by day 4.
14Lesson 2
Complete assignment 3 by day 5.
15Lesson 3
Complete assignment 3 by day 6.
16Lesson 4Complete assignment 4 by day 7.
17Lesson 5Complete assignment 5 by day 8.
28Lesson 6Complete assignment 6 by day 9.
29Lesson 7Complete assignment 7 by day 10.
210Lesson 8Complete assignment 8 by day 11.
211Lesson 9Complete assignment 9 by day 12.
212Lesson 10Complete assignment 10 by day 13.
213Additional assesmentComplete assignment 11 by day 14.
214Your personal review time.Review all the lessons.
315Lesson 11Complete final assessment by day 16.
316Your journal is due for assessment today, day 16.
317Assessment correlation by the instructor.
318Assessment results given.
319Certificate presented upon successfully meeting the course requirements.

Contact details:

Instructor Name: Stephen E. Dew

Email: hbicambodia@hbicambodia.com

Website: hbicambodia.com

Other information: This is a self-paced online course.

Details of course website:

Use of the Educator learning platform: Educator is a web-based learning platform that the AWS Student Academy uses to help manage teaching and learning in the online course. On the website, hbicambodia.com, you will find:

  • All resource material.
  • A list of lessons and assignments.
  • A link to a forum at the AWS ESL Student Academy discussion site.
  • On-line assessments both quizzes and written.
  • Your own personal grade sheet.

You will use some of these tools later in the course, but for now I just want to make sure you can access the Educator platform online training courses.

1. First, go to the learning website home page by following these steps:

  • Click on to your browser, for example Internet Explorer or Firefox: http://hbicambodia.com
  • On the top menu of the site you will see the heading  “Course Descriptions.” Click the course you desire.
  • Read the course description.

2. Second, on the learning website home page, Click the desired course of study and enroll.

3. Finally, begin your course and complete the course requirements.

If you have any problems with please contact admin.

Course policy:

  • What do I do if I need more time? Contact admin and request an extension.
  • For remarks or moderation, contact admin with a submission as to why your assignments should be reviewed.
  • The required referencing format is APA format. You can read more about citation and referencing at http://hbicambodia.com/citation-and-referencing-english-writing-process.html
  • You should make sure that all submitted work is your own.

Note: Plagiarism is defined as copying or paraphrasing another’s work, whether intentionally or otherwise, and presenting it as one’s own. Any student found responsible for plagiarism in any piece of work submitted for assessment shall be subject to AWS Student Academy’s terms and agreement which may result in forfeiture of marks for the piece of work submitted, a zero grade for the written assessment, no certificate awarded, or in extreme cases exclusion from the AWS ESL Student Academy programs.

 

Notes:

  1. Dew, Stephen E., (2012). Learn English Paragraph Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.

Course Description: IEWAP-EWP: The 5 Step Essay Writing Process

Title: The 5 Step Essay Writing Process

Course code:

IEWAP-EWP

Course overview:

5 step essay writing processBecome a better academic English writer and accomplish your dream whether it be a BA or a professional aspiration by developing and enhancing your 5 step Essay Writing Process Skills.

ESL Student course IEWAP-EWP, “The 5 Step Essay Writing Process,” outlines the basic steps for English essay writing. You will:

  • Learn an easy 5 step English writing process
  • Master the use of the English writing process
  • Improve your basic English Writing Skills
  • Establish yourself as a more professional English essay writer
  • Achieve a better grades and results
  • Accelerate your English learning
  • Position yourself for success in academic goals
  • Build your self-confidence
  • Reinforce your leanings through Journal Writing

Stephen E. Dew, who has over 5 years practical teaching experience in English academic writing to ESL students for undergraduate entrance requirements, is the author of the Academic Writing Skills series and the instructor of the AWS ESL Student Academy.

Learning outcomes:

On completion of the course, ESL students should be able to:

  • List the 5 basic steps in the English Writing process
  • Use the 5 basic pre-writing techniques
  • Be able to prepare a detailed outline
  • Understand what the review process is and how to do it
  • Write an essay using the 5 step English writing process

List of topics:

Topic contentsFundamental concepts
Lesson 1Introduction and process overview to the 5 step English Essay writing process.
Lesson 2Detailed process for step 1 (pre-write), step 2 (organize) , and step 3 (first draft).
Lesson 3Detailed process for step 4 (polish) and 5 (final copy).
Lesson 45 step essay writing process summary and final assessment.

Assessment scheme:

TaskDescriptionWeight %
Assignment lesson 1Quiz10
Assignment lesson 2Writing assignment20
Assignment lesson 3Writing assignment20
Final assessment lesson 4
Writing assignment50

Grading Scheme:

GradeAchievement
A90 - 100%
B80 - 89%
C70 - 79%
D60 - 69%
FFail, achievement less than 60% (re-enroll)

Recommended learning resources:

All learning resources are provided after registration the ESL student course. Note: Course materials are based on the book The 5 Step Essay Writing Process1

Addition Learning resources:

  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Learn English Paragraph Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
  • Dew, Stephen E., (2014). English Writing Exercises for International Students: Phnom Penh, Cambodia. hbicambodia.com.
  • Oshima, A., & Hogue, A. (1997). Introduction to Academic Writing, 3rd ed. White Plains, NY: Longman.
  • Swan, M. (2005). Practical English Usage, 3rd edn.Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Course schedule:

WeekDayTopicRequirements / Reading
11 & 2Pre-workPre-work
13Lesson 1
    Complete assignment 1 by day 4.
    14Lesson 2
      Complete assignment 2 by day 5.
      15Lesson 3
        Complete assignment 3 by day 6.
        16Your personal review time.Review all the lessons.
        17Lesson 4
          Complete final assessment by day 8.
          29Your journal is due for assessment.
          211Assessment results given.
          212Certificate presented upon successfully meeting the course requirements.

          Contact details:

          Instructor Name: Stephen E. Dew

          Email: hbicambodia@hbicambodia.com

          Website: hbicambodia.com

          Other information: This is a self paced online course.

          Details of course website:

          Use of the Educator learning platform: Educator is a web-based learning platform that the AWS Student Academy uses to help manage teaching and learning in the online course. On the website, hbicambodia.com, you will find:

          • All resource material
          • A list of lessons and assignments
          • A link to a forum at the AWS ESL Student Academy discussion site
          • On-line assesments both quizzes and written
          • Your own personal grade sheet.

          You will use some of these tools later in the course, but for now I just want to make sure you can access the Educator platform online training courses.

          1. First, go to the learning website home page by following these steps:

          • Click on to your browser, for example Internet Explorer or Firefox: http://hbicambodia.com
          • On the top menu of the site you will see the heading  “Course Descriptions.” Click the course you desire.
          • Read the course description.

          2. Second, on the learning website home page, Click the desired course of study and enroll.

          3. Finally, begin your course and complete the course requirements.

          If you have any problems with please contact admin.

          Course policy:

          • What do I do if I need more time? Contact admin and request an extension.
          • For remarks or moderation, contact admin with a submission as to why your assignments should be reviewed.
          • The required referencing format is APA format. You can read more about citation and referencing at http://hbicambodia.com/citation-and-referencing-english-writing-process.html
          • You should make sure that all submitted work is your own.

          Note: Plagiarism is defined as copying or paraphrasing another’s work, whether intentionally or otherwise, and presenting it as one’s own. Any student found responsible for plagiarism in any piece of work submitted for assessment shall be subject to AWS Student Academy’s terms and agreement which may result in forfeiture of marks for the piece of work submitted, a zero grade for the written assessment, no certificate awarded, or in extreme cases exclusion from the AWS ESL Student Academy programs.

          Notes:

          1. Dew, Stephen E. (2013). The 5 Step Essay Writing process. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com

          Course Description IEWAP-SWS: Summary Writing Skills

          Title: Summary Writing Skills for English Language Learners

          Course Code:

          IEWAP-SWS

          Course Overview: IEWAP-SWS

          summary writing skills“Summary writing for English language learners: How to Improve English writing skills for ESL Students” is the latest (fifth) book in the author’s series “Academic Writing Skills”.

          While ESL students may not realize it, reading and writing skills are closely related and can easily be mixed together in assignments for their benefit. By using this guide to develop your summary writing skills, you will be combining two English skills, which provides students with a greater range of understanding and information that can be used in the future.

          Summarizing is actually a precise technical skill. Therefore, not only will you improve your reading, vocabulary, critical thinking, and your writing and editing skills, you will develop essential skills for good summary writing.

          This ESL summary writing skills guide will help you produce consistent results and grades for your English written assignments and essays.

          Summary Writing for English Language Learners: How to Improve English Writing Skills for ESL Students” is by far one of the more condensed and easy to read guides for development of English academic writing skills you will find anywhere.

          The author recommends ESL Students in low-intermediate to mid-advanced English classes use this summary writing guide for developing their English essay writing skills and summary writing skills.

          Stephen E. Dew, who has over 5 years practical teaching experience in English academic writing to ESL students for undergraduate entrance requirements, is the author of the Academic Writing Skills series and the instructor of the AWS ESL Student Academy.

          Learning outcomes:

          On completion of the course, ESL students should be able to:

          • Understand the benefits and reasons for summary writing
          • List the steps in producing a good summary.
          • Understand each step in the summary writing process and its importance in the process.
          • Be able to prepare the summary data.
          • Use citation and referencing.
          • Write a summary using the summary writing process.
          • Determine if the summary addresses the reading.

          List of topics:

          Topic contentsFundamental concepts
          Lesson 1Introduction and the essential skills required for summary writing.
          Lesson 2Overview of the summary writing process including the benefits, purpose, and types of summaries.
          Lesson 3

          • How to prepare, write, and finalize a summary.

          • Examples of good and bad summary responses.

          Lesson 4Step by summary example.
          Lesson 5Summary writing skills and final assessment.

          Assessment scheme:

          TaskDescriptionWeight %
          Assignment lesson 1Introduction0
          Assignment lesson 2Quiz10
          Assignment lesson 3Writing assignment25
          Assignment lesson 4Writing assignment25
          Final assessment lesson 5
          Writing assignment40

          Grade Scheme:

          GradeAchievement
          A90 - 100%
          B80 - 89%
          C70 - 79%
          D60 - 69%
          FFail, achievement less than 60% (re-enroll)

          Recommended learning resources:

          All learning resources are provided after registration the ESL student course. Note: Course materials are based on the book Summary Writing Skills for English Language Learners. 1

          Additional learning resources:

          • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Learn English Paragraph Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
          • Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Practical Academic Essay Writing Skills. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.
          • Dew, Stephen E., (2014). English Writing Exercises for International Students: Phnom Penh, Cambodia. hbicambodia.com.

          Course schedule:

          IEWAP-SWS Schedule

          Expected time frames for course completion.
          WeekDayTopicRequirements / Reading
          11 & 2Pre-workPre-work
          13Lesson 1
          No assignment.
          14Lesson 2
          Complete assignment 1 by day 5.
          15Lesson 3
          Complete assignment 2 by day 6.
          16Lesson 4Complete assignment 3 by day 7.
          17Your personal review time.Review all the lessons.
          28Lesson 5Complete final assessment by day 9.
          29Your journal is due for assessment today, day 9.
          210Assessment correlation by the instructor.
          212Assessment results given.
          213Certificate presented upon successfully meeting the course requirements.

          Contact details:

          Instructor Name: Stephen E. Dew

          Email: hbicambodia@hbicambodia.com

          Website: hbicambodia.com

          Other information: This is a self-paced online course.

          Details of course website:

          Use of the Educator learning platform: Educator is a web-based learning platform that the AWS Student Academy uses to help manage teaching and learning in the online course. On the website, hbicambodia.com, you will find:

          • All resource material
          • A list of lessons and assignments
          • A link to a forum at the AWS ESL Student Academy discussion site
          • On-line assesments both quizzes and written
          • Your own personal grade sheet.

          You will use some of these tools later in the course, but for now I just want to make sure you can use the Educator platform online training courses.

          1. First, go to the learning website home page by following these steps:

          • Click on to your browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox: http://hbicambodia.com
          • On the top menu of the site you will see the heading  “Course Descriptions.” Click the course you want.
          • Read the course description.

          2. Second, on the learning website home page, Click the desired course of study and enroll.

          3. Finally, begin your course and complete the course requirements.

          If you have any problems with please contact admin.

          Course policy:

          • What do I do if I need more time? Contact admin and ask for an extension.
          • For remarks or moderation, contact admin with a submission about why your assignments should be reviewed.
          • The required referencing format is APA format. You can read more about citation and referencing at http://hbicambodia.com/citation-and-referencing-english-writing-process.html
          • You should make sure that all submitted work is your own.

          Note: Plagiarism is defined as copying or paraphrasing another’s work, whether intentionally or otherwise, and presenting it as one’s own. Any student found responsible for plagiarism in any piece of work submitted for assessment shall be subject to AWS Student Academy’s terms and agreement which may result in forfeiture of marks for the piece of work submitted, a zero grade for the written assessment, no certificate awarded, or in extreme cases exclusion from the AWS ESL Student Academy programs.

           

          Notes:

          1. Dew, Stephen E., (2013). Summary Writing Skills for English Language Learners. Phnom Penh, Cambodia: hbicambodia.com.