Session 07: Preparing Your First Draft

Summary: At first,  discussed your definition of self-determination theory and what you are going to write in your report. Then you learned everything you need to know to write a compelling paper. Dear Student, Thanks, informative video:

Promoting motivation, health, and excellence: Ed Deci at TEDxFlourCity

New vocabulary: heuristic

How will your grade be calculated? Homework (15%), 4-Skills Logs (20%), Written Weekly Reflections (15%), Final Presentation (20%), Class Participation (10%), Midterm Paper (20%)   

Please bring your computer to our classes in January:)!

Homework due on Tuesday 01/14/2019 by email at 1 pm via attachmentIt is easy to follow the guidelines on the document attached perhaps more than the instructions below.

Do the SAVE process for your first draft before emailing your first draft!

S = Stacey -Ask her anything you need to write a successful paper.

E = Check all Explanations for Draft 1. 

Could you please type your name, draft number, ESP1b class name, date, the like this: ESP1b_1st Draft_'Your Name.'

~ 1st draft due on Tuesday at 1 pm the day before class to <stacey.vyeATMARKgmail.com> ~

1. Using your ideas from your notes on your readings and presentation, write the 1st draft of your essay with an abstract, introduction, literature review, discussion/summary, conclusion, and references.

 Please remember to follow:

    a). The APA Style formatting sample paper attached. The APA 6th edition style manual is available in the ERC;

    b). The organization of an essay with topic sentences that support each paragraph based on what you learned in class in session 07.

2. Also remember, your paper needs to be typed with double-spaced lines, and at least three pages and a minimum of 800 words (cover page, introduction, literature review). Please use the word count on your PC or Mac, and type the word count number at the end of your paper before the reference section like this:

Word Count: 835

3. Then, do not forget to type your name, draft number, ESP1b, name, draft like this: ESP1b_1st_Draft_'Your Name.'

2. Option to complete a self-study entry in your Four-Skills Log. The entry should be one hour in length or longer, and please answer the questions thoroughly: 

Which day, which practice task, and how long?  Reflections: What did you do? How long for? What did you notice? How did you feel? New speaking or listening goals?