活动日期和时间: 2016-5-12, 星期四, 从 下午6:30 到 下午8:30
地点: 朝阳区呼家楼京广中心 2801室北京美国中心
English Language and Studying in the U.S.
The program will be conducted in English.
EducationUSA is hosting a presentation about English language usage and academic writing. During this session, three presenters from the Boston University Center for English Language and Orientation Program will talk about learning English for the STEM fields, academic integrity, and communication in the American Classroom.
In the first session, the presenters will describe the benefits of specialized English language study for those who are intending to enter STEM degree programs in the USA. They will demonstrate how intensive practice in presenting, writing and completing projects in English provides a solid foundation for student success in technological and engineering degree programs. Participants will gain an understanding of how they can best prepare themselves for STEM study in the U. S., and will learn the criteria for determining whether a preparation program is right for them.
In the second session, participants will learn about plagiarism in the American university system and why plagiarism is considered a problem as well as why citing sources is important. Many international students in the U. S. experience challenges with university academic integrity policies and this can lead to disciplinary action if they break academic rules, even if they do so inadvertency. Plagiarism in particular is a difficult topic for many international students to understand. In this session, students will learn methods for paraphrasing in English in order to help avoid plagiarism.
In the third session, the presenter will discuss collaboration in the classroom sharing ideas, asking for clarification, interacting with professors and classmates. In the U.S., teaching and learning in the American classroom includes methods and techniques that may be unfamiliar to students from other countries. The U. S. classroom may be more student-centered, and students may be expected to learn from each other as well as from the teacher in a collaborative atmosphere. The presenters will then describe how to communicate successfully in the classroom, with their student peers and with professors. Participants will leave with a deeper understanding of how the American classroom works, and they will team strategies for thriving in the American classroom environment.
You must bring a valid photo ID in order to get into our Center. No large bags will be allowed into the Beijing American Center (BAC) for this event.
For security reasons, the BAC staff reserves the right to refuse entry to anyone.
Location：Suite 2801, Jing Guang Center, Hu Jia Lou, Chaoyang District.
Directions: Metro Line 10, Hu Jia Lou Exit D, walk south one block to the Jing Guang Center
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