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Academicore

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The WIKI of Mr. Feldman's 050 Advanced Academic Core Class

 

Spring 2016 - Check here for; Assignments, CLASS PHOTOS, Links to help complete assignments Tools; Readings; Sign-up lists; Photo's; Free time ideas and Other Important Info.

 

 

Final Exam Study List

Articles: Apple vs. FBI and Justice Dept.

Guns on Campus

Islamic Women at ASU

Monarch Butterflies 

Grammar

Conditionals

Passive

Perfect Verb Tenses

Direct vs Indirect Speech

Punctuating Quotations

Hyphenated Adjectives

Adjective Order

Writing

Persuasive Arguments (point and support)

Citations and Bibliography

Skills

Interrupting, Tipping, Hedging, Asking Questions

Reading different kinds of charts and graphs

Steps in planning, formatting and writing a research paper

Note-taking

Presentation skills

Textbook - Chapters 5,6,7 & 8

Miscellaneous

Innovation Infrastructure

Gestures

iBT listening 

Footnotes and Bibliography

 

Final Week Schedule

 

Mon              Tues                  Wed                  Thurs                         Fri

Marathon     Practice Final     Final Exam      Review exams

                                                              and group presentations   Conferences

Research Paper

 

Dream Apartments and Jobs

 

Time Magazine Best Fools for 2016

 

PRESENTATION TIPS

 

 

Types of Graphs and Charts

Final Conference Appointments

 

9:20             Sarah A.

9:30             Mohammed

9:40             Sarah F.

9:50             NoraFh

10:00           Maria Jose

10:10           Sauce

10:20           Manahil

10:30           Nasser

10:40           T.J.

10:50           Khattab

11:00           Ziyad

11:10           Diala

11:20           Thana

11:30           Ahmed

11:40           Tianqi

 

 

Homework for Monday, April 10

  • Textbook - Chapter Chapter 8, read Is there a Happiness number? and Can Money Buy Happiness and answer the accompanying questions
  • Group presentation: Each student must pick a city to research according to the ideas on the World University page 
  • On Monday your group will meet to decide on a final site to present 
  • Work on the final paper: Introduction to a Research Paper
  • Do the Reported Speech exercises in the handout
  • Read the "New Browsers" article and if you want, download one or both and try it out! 

 

Friday Field Trip

 

 

SPRING FESTIVALS

 

Monday - BU Technology Fair (10:30-12)

 

Persuasive Essay

Readings on Apple vs. the Justice Department

 

 

 

 

 

Finding a Job

Craig's List

Monster.com

 

Finding an Apartment

 

Boston Neighborhoods

 

ENTER YOUR NEW JOB AND APARTMENT HERE

Wheel One and Wheel Two

worlds-greatest-inventions-1070.jpg
Courtesy of: Visual Capitalist

         (Pick one  for an Oral Report: Who, Where and Modern Evidence)

 

Help finding quotations

 

The quotations page

Famous quotes

Quoteland

 

PRESENTATION TIPS

 

In the second half of the course, we will be working with Academic journal articles.  Below is one example

of an article on Educational Technology.

 

Cognitive Style of Powerpoint 

 

Your assignment during the break is to find at least one academic journal article on your specific field

of study, whatever it may be.  Here are some places to look:

 

 

Search Journal Articles at the BU Library

 

Search Research Guides at the BU Library

 

 

 

 

The Seven Deadly Sins (Biblical)

 

 

 

 

Mr. Feldman's iBT page with Skills-specific links

Mr. Feldman's College Application Page

 

40 Maps

40 More Maps

 

Map Choice Sign-up Page

 

Boston University Library Search Help

 

100 Books Everyone Should Read (from Amazon.com)

 

New York Times bestseller lists

 

 

ACADEMY AWARDS

                     

       

 

COLOR CHART!!!

Best and Worst Superbowl Ads

Break Glass in Case of Empty Space

Chinese young people social media

 

US Legal System PDF

 

Jury Orientation Video

 

Our Courts

CALENDAR

 

 

Venture Cafe Calendar

Berkman Center Calendar

InnovBoston

 

Two Good Sites for extra Grammar exercises (with answers)

OWL Grammar

A4ESL Grammar

For Vocabulary

Academic Word List Exercises

Advertising Slogans Game

Free Rice

  The links below relate to some of the topics we will develop during the semester. There will definitely be changes in order and topics as we learn more about class interests and needs.

 

 

 

Dynamite Hack - Boys in the hood

 

 

 

 

Grammar Help Page

 

Flowers for Algernon

 

Theory of multiple intelligences

Algernon exercises

 

News Sources Page

 

40 Maps

40 More Maps

 

Jeep

 

 

Is an excellent resource for finding new and

used goods cheap, jobs and apartments

 

     

The Bookstores of Harvard  Square

 

 

A list of resources from around the Web about International Education

 

 

 

 

Super final jeopardy

 

 

The Boston Public Library (est.1848) is a municipal public library system in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It was the first publicly supported municipal library in the United States, the first large library open to the public in the United States, and the first public library to allow people to borrow books and other materials and take them home to read and use. The Boston Public Library is also the library of last recourse of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; all adult residents of the commonwealth are entitled to borrowing and research privileges, and the library receives state funding. The Boston Public Library contains 8.9 million books and A/V (approximately 22 million items encompassing all formats), making it the second-largest public library in the United States, according to the American Library Association.[5] In fiscal year 2009, the city of Boston spent 1% ($23,253,996) of its budget on the library -- some $36 per person.[6] 

 

 

Superbowl ads

 

Groundhog Day (the movie)

Question set

Complete Movie Script

 

All Recipes

 

 

 

         (Pick one  for an Oral Report: Who, Where and Modern Evidence)

 

PRESENTATION TIPS

 

 

CALIBRE - A must-have for 


managing your digital library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time, briefly explained....

 

 

 

 

 

Is an excellent resource for finding new and

used goods cheap, jobs and apartments

 

Process Essay

 

In this essay you will practice how to give accurate and effective instructions on how to perform a process by breaking it down into and describing all of the individual steps needed to complete.

 

Here are some good sites that offer video or textual explications on how to do a lot of practical, complicated things:

 

 

 

 

 

     

  

Edward Tufte  Interview  

 

Tufte's Sparklines

 

Pardey

 

POVERTY  in AMERICA 

 

Describe a Person

 

Caricatures of Famous People

 

 

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