Course List
 Course Name  Application and Design of E-Learning
 Periods  1  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  Refer to the course schedule
 Course Name  Discourse Analysis
 Periods  1  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  - different views of discourse analysis
- discourse and society
- discourse and pragmatics
- discourse and genre
- discourse and conversation
 Course Name  Intercultural Business Communication
 Periods  1  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  在英語教學的領域中 教師不見得處在單一文化環境
尤其是在多元文化主義盛行的二十一世紀
英語課堂上一定會有不少來自非主流文化的學生
如何對這些文化變數進行學術的分析
並熟知其相關理論的操作與應用
是專業溝通學門裡不可或缺的知識之一
本科目所教授的跨文化理論/溝通理論/談判理論等絕對有助於各位同學完成學位論文
 Course Name  Practices and internship in teaching
 Periods  1  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  1  Group  01
 Course Outline  This course aims to nurture school students through basic teaching guidance. Graduate students who take this course are taught by the actual course of the university course and instructors of the internship course.
The course includes ethics and attitudes, the curriculum design concepts and specific content of the syllabus, the strategies and skills required in teaching practice, curriculum learning resources, curriculum design and implementation, student learning guide, practical operations, and other subjects of the practical practice of the internship.
※Notice: If students want to be teaching assistants, they must take the course on practices and internship in teaching.
 Course Name  Research Methodology
 Periods  1  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  This course is designed to present an introduction to second language research methods. The fundamentals and components of research techniques will be introduced in order to equip students with the basic concepts and tools necessary for conducting their own research. This course will cover different research designs, including qualitative, quantitative, and mixed research methods, the development of research questions, hypotheses, and instruments, and different strategies of research inquiry, and the research procedures such as data collection and analysis. Class activities will include lectures, discussions, written assignments, oral presentations, and larger projects.
 Course Name  Technology and Language Learning
 Periods  1  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  The course will provide an overview of the field of technology and language teaching and learning. The course will explore prominent theories in language learning and cover issues and problems in current research in computer-assisted language learning and computer-mediated communication. Through discussions, activities and projects, students will critically evaluate recent research, discuss issues in the current literature, develop technology-enhanced materials, and apply them to classroom teaching.
 Course Name  ESP Courseware Design and Development
 Periods  2  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  1. Cognitive Theory for Multimedia Design Principles
2. Computer-assisted language learning
3. English for specific purposes (CALL)
4. CALL & SLA (second language acquisition)
5. Photoshop design software
6. Practice and application of designing courseware
 Course Name  Genre Analysis
 Periods  2  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  This course covers the current genre-based approaches to the analysis of academic and professional genres.
 Course Name  Media and Professional Communications
 Periods  2  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  Other than reading academic articles, this course requires students to have their own point of view on media news events. They also have to apply theories in different disciplines to their reading and discussion in class.
 Course Name  Practice of Thesis
 Periods  2  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  The instructional approaches include lectures, in-class writing activities, peer review, discussion, and presentations.
 Course Name  Statistical Methods
 Periods  2  Target Students  1  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  This course aims to help students have an elementary understanding of Statistics and introduces them Stats software, SPSS, so they will accurately apply Stats knowledge to thesis writing, getting meaningful research findings.
 Course Name  Master Thesis
 Periods  1  Target Students  2  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline 
 Course Name  Professional Communication Strategies
 Periods  1  Target Students  2  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  1. Sex, politeness and language
2. Who speaks here? Interacting politely
3. Soft and low: hedges and boosters as politeness devices
4. What a lovely tie! Compliments and positive politeness strategies
5. Sorry! Apologies and negative politeness strategies
6. Why politeness matters
 Course Name  Special Topics in Computer-Assisted Language Learning
 Periods  1  Target Students  2  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  1. Lectures for basic understanding of the current technology application in language learning will be given.
2. Application of various technology such as Facebook, twitter, Line, Instagram, youTube, and language APPs for language learning will be discussed.
3. Students will discuss and implement t a Line-based language teaching research with a specific topic.
4. Students reflect on how modern technology can enhance language learning.
 Course Name  Graduate Seminar
 Periods  2  Target Students  2  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline  1. Each student will pick a research topic at the beginning of the semester.
2. Every week each student will read 3-5 articles related to his/her chosen topic and write a summary for his/her readings.
3. Each student report orally to the class his/her reading summaries.
4. Each student will receive feedback from the fellow
students and the professor
5. As a final report, each student present his research topic to the class.
 Course Name  Master Thesis
 Periods  2  Target Students  2  Credit(s)  3  Group  01
 Course Outline