Assessment will be based on students' own/group projects, continuous assessment (classwork/homework), open-book analysis of a prompt and one final individual written assignment.
Attendance (max. 2 absences) = participating in activities as defined for the week (details on moodle).
Your final grade for this course is based on three components:
Part 1: Classwork/homework (individual/in pairs/groups) incl. analysing/developing/evaluating two tasks suitable for an achievement test (20%+10%), rater training for writing (10%) and a self-/peer assessment task (5%). The assessment grids/keys for the different assignments are given in moodle and reflect the process and the product. (45% in all)
Part 2: One online mid-term open book analysis of a writing prompt lasting max. 90 minutes in relation to Texts 1-6 in the reader (20%)
Part 3: Individual final written assignment, 1,500-2,000 words (35%)
Two of the three parts as well as the overall score must be positive.
Grading scale: 1 (sehr gut) 100-90%; 2 (gut) 89-80%; 3 (befriedigend), 79-70%; 4 (genügend) 69-60%; 5 (nicht genügend) 59-0%.
Continuous assessment based on what is covered in the course. Details on assignments given in class and on moodle.
Class reader (available from CopyStudio, Schwarzspanierstraße 10). If you do not live in Vienna, please organize somebody to buy one for you and send it to you by post. You need a copy, at the latest, before the second session.
Handouts (in moodle)