International UNIV 1800

2017 International Sample Syllabus

Assignments

  • International Resume assignment and presentation (Center for Career Development)
  • Involvement Fair assignment
  • Exploring Campus Resources - International Assignment
  • Create Your Own Assignment
  • Reflection Journals:
    • Journal Prompt #1: Discuss two (2) short-term and two (2) long-term goals that you have at UConn, including at least three (3) specific steps you can take to reach each goal. Do you need additional resources to achieve any of your goals? Now look at your resume. What aspects of your resume are strong and which parts needs to be strengthened? Will the goals that you have set help to strengthen your resume?
    • Journal Prompt #2: Write a 1 to 2-page letter to an unknown international student who will be a freshman next year. Share best practices, insights, strategies, UConn resources, and more with this student as you help him/her transition to UConn.

Week-by-Week Lesson Plans

Week 1 International Lesson Plan - Introduction, with Week 1 - Basic Intake Card and Week 1 - FYE Husky BINGO

Week 2 International Lesson Plan - US Academic Expectations, with Communicating with Faculty 101Dairy Bar selection, and Oral Presentation Skills

Week 3 International Lesson Plan - Goal Setting

Week 4 International Lesson Plan - Dairy Bar

Week 5 International Lesson Plan - TBD

Week 6 International Lesson Plan - Interviewing, with Tips for Conducting Research Interviews

Week 7 International Lesson Plan - Resume workshop

Week 8 International Lesson Plan - Time Management

Week 9 International Lesson Plan - Plagiarism and Citation, with Plagiarism Activity

Week 10 International Lesson Plan - VAWPP

Week 11 International Lesson Plan - ISSS

Week 12 International Lesson Plan - Mentor lesson, with Pre-Finals Checklist

Week 13 International Lesson Plan - CYOA Presentations

Week 14 International Lesson Plan - Final Class

 

Fall Chinese National Holidays

The Moon Festival in particular is one that you may wish to celebrate in your classroom.

Oct 1 - National Day

Oct 4 - Mid-Autumn Festival (Moon Festival)