Faculty of Education

English Language Teaching

Duration 4 Years
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About the Program

The demand for English teachers is stronger than ever as English dominates the fields of education, technology, science, business, medicine, and travel. To this end, the English Language Teaching program raises its graduates as qualified teachers, allowing them to teach at all levels of education from primary and secondary to higher education and the professional world beyond. Delivering both theoretical and practical education in a student-centered environment, the CIU FLE curriculum incorporates a holistic approach, developing learners in not only English and state-of-the-art language teaching strategies, but also culture, problem-solving, digital literacy and other 21st century skills.

Accreditations

English Language Teaching Program, as a result of the successful evaluation of its education quality standards, was accredited by the national accreditation institution, the Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Teacher Education Programs (EPDAD) in 2020.

Education Opportunities

At the undergraduate (B.A.) level, the CIU FLE curriculum consists of a great variety of modules. In the first year, the emphasis is on knowledge of English language and its use. The second and third year modules provide a strong foundation in many aspects required for the development of a modern and well-equipped language educator. The fourth year sees teacher candidates complete a year-long observation and practical teaching experience program at schools from both the public and private sectors. The Master’s (M.A.) program consists of seven courses designed to provide a strong academic awareness and in-depth knowledge, and a seminar course to prepare candidates for their research-based thesis which allows them to demonstrate their ability to contribute to the field. The Ph.D. program, completed over three years (full-time) to five years (part-time), combines study with the development of research to a level of distinction.

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Career Areas

There are many great career opportunities for the graduates of the CIU FLE program due to our high-quality, modern, holistic, and diverse approach to teacher education. Graduates of the B.A. program are qualified and able to teach English in all contexts, both within the education system and in the professional world. They are also able to teach their native language(s) as a foreign language, or any other language they are proficient in. Due to our comprehensive curriculum, graduates can also choose to work in the areas of examining, assessing language, materials development and adaptation, and professional communication skills training. In addition, our university offers masters (M.A.) and Doctorate (Ph.D.) programs in English Language Teaching for those who would like to pursue an academic career. Those who attain a Master’s (M.A.) degree from the CIU ELT program are further able to work in the areas of management, teacher training, and curriculum design. In addition to the options mentioned above, Ph.D. holders are able to become teacher educators at higher education institutions.

Contact

Faculty of Education
Graduate Sciences and Education Center, GE203
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2701
Faculty E-mail: secretary-foe@ciu.edu.tr
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Mehmet Ali YAVUZ
Head of Department E-mail: mayavuz@ciu.edu.tr

Compulsory modules

First Semester
INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION

Course code

EDUC121

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts related to education and training; educational purposes and functions; relation to other fields and sciences; legal, social, cultural, historical, political, economic, philosophical and psychological bases of education; methods in educational sciences; school and classroom as an educational and learning environment; current developments in teaching profession and teacher education, educational approaches and orientations in the 21st century. The structure and characteristics of the Turkish National Education System, formal and non-formal education, the role of the teacher in the education system, the characteristics of the teaching profession, the characteristics of a good teacher, practices and developments in the field of teacher education, personal and professional characteristics of a teacher, positive and negative practices in teacher training, proposals for effective education practices.
EDUCATION SOCIOLOGY

Course code

EDUC124

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts of sociology: society, social structure, social phenomenon, social issues etc .; the predecessors of sociology (Ibn-i Haldun, A.Comte, K. Marx, E. Durkheim, M. Weber et al.) and educational views; basic sociological theories (functionalism, structuralism, symbolic interactionism, conflict theory, critical theory, phenomenology and ethnomethodology); social processes (socialization, social stratification, social mobility, social change etc.) and education; social institutions (family, religion, economy, politics) and education; The development of sociology and the sociology of education in Turkey (Ziya Gokalp, Ismail Hakki Baltacıoğlu, Nurettin Artillery, Mumtaz Turhan et al); culture and education; social, cultural, moral system and school as a community, alienation and education, media and education, globalization and education, school and violence.
READING SKILLS - I

Course code

ELTE101

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course presents a wide range of authentic reading materials including newspapers, journals, reviews and academic texts in order to comprehend contrasting viewpoints, to predict and identify main ideas and to decode suprasentential clues. It also aims to equip students with intensive and extensive reading habits. Critical thinking skills such as synthesizing information or analyzing a problem as well as reacting on the basis of evaluation are fostered. Understanding different aspects of reading using original reading pieces such as newspapers, magazines, reviews and academic writings; acquiring high-level reading skills such as interpersonal and predicting skills and the main idea of the text, reaching the main idea and using semantic cues between words; acquiring the habit of reading in and out of class; the development of critical thinking skills based on the synthesis, analysis and evaluation of knowledge.
WRITING SKILLS - I

Course code

ELTE103

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
Students analyze and produce different types of writings (e.g. expository paragraph, descriptive paragraph, narrative paragraph, etc.); build up writing skills emphasizing the organization, coherence and cohesion and such sub-skills as summarizing, outlining, and paraphrasing at paragraph level. The use of spelling and punctuation conventions as well as non-alphabetic symbol use will be practiced. Student will become familiar with the form and structure of the paragraphs at the end of the semster; technical specifications of the paragraph; paragraph analysis; paragraph planning; comprehension, comparison, discussion, writing text with narrative types, summarizing, interpreting. Writing short stories (writing on books and / or movies) and writing official or non-official letters as well as examining short story writings.
LISTENING AND PRONUNCIATION - I

Course code

ELTE105

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
The objective of the course is to enable the students to master the segmental and suprasegmental phonemes, develop their listening skills by working on diverse authentic listening texts. This course will also enable the students to recognise the place and the manner of articulation of the sounds in English. The students will be able to analyse the problematic areas regarding the articulation of certain sounds and sound groups. It also aims to enable the students to develop Standard English as much as possible and to equip them with a strong sensitivity towards different accents of English spoken around the world.
ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS - I

Course code

ELTE107

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course offers extended communicative tasks such as debates, role-plays, individual and group presentations, impromptu speeches and other interactive tasks providing opportunity for students to improve their oral competence by developing effective language use both in formal and informal contexts. This course aims to develop students’ productive skills beyond their receptive skills. The course includes discussion topics, interesting facts, stimulating quotes as well as literary texts which are structurally and intellectually complex and thought-provoking thus promoting interest and motivation in communication. Common pronunciation mistakes are listed and discussed so as to raise the awareness of students as future language teachers. It also aims to develop students’ strategic competence to be utilized in repairing communication breakdowns as communication.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE

Course code

ELTEXL1

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION-I

Course code

HIST101

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
The aim of this course is to outline the development of civilizations in the course of history. It firstly focuses on the concepts such “Civilization”, “Prehistoric”, and “Historic” and on the factors forcing the emergence of the first civilizations. After examining the prehistoric periods and their characteristics in the course of human life, since the first appearance of human being on earth. The course mainly focuses on the early civilizations, namely the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Indian, Chinese and Roman Civilizations. Political, social, economical, cultural, entellectual, philosophical and scientific aspects within these entities are also examined. The Medieaval Christian and Islamic worlds and their cultures are also examined stressing their historical, cultural and scientific contributions to the civilization.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES

Course code

ITEC123

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
The aim of this course is to ensure that students are equipped with the fundamental topics of the computers and information technologies. These include; information technologies, computational thinking, problem solving concepts and approaches, algorithms and flow charts, basic concepts of hardware and software, operating system basics, current operating systems, file management, utility programs (third party software), word processing programs, calculation/table/graphic programs, presentation programs, desktop publishing, database management systems, web design, Internet usage in education, communication and collaboration technologies, safe internet usage, information ethics and copyrights, effects of computer/Internet on children / teenagers. Briefly, students who have successfully completed this course will know the basic computer terminology.
ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REFORMS-I

Course code

TARH101

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
The basic concepts of the course are Ottoman state and society structure; the internal and external factors leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman State; Ottoman reform and renovation efforts; Tanzimat and Constitutional periods; Tripoli and Balkan Wars; World War I;, the Ottoman fronts in war; the Mondros Armistice; the peace treaties in the end of the war; societies established in the armistice period; Mustafa Kemal, Havza and Amasya General Memorandums; Congresses; the National Pact; the opening of the Grand National Assembly; riots; fronts and battles of the National Forces and the regular armies; foreign relations and treaties of the Grand National Assembly; the Battle of Sakarya and the Great Offensive; the Mudanya Armistice; abolition of the sultanate and the Lausanne Peace Treaty.
TURKISH LANGUAGE - I

Course code

TREG121

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Writing language and features; writing and punctuation; characteristics of written and oral expression; paragraph formation and paragraph types (introduction, development, conclusion paragraphs); written expression (written composition: free writing, planned writing); (writing, reading, planning), ways of developing ideas (explanation, discussion, narration, description, definition, sampling, witnessing, comparison, etc.). applications); text structure (structural features of text, introduction-development-result parts); textual features (cohesion, coherence, purposefulness, acceptability, situationality, informationalism, intertextuality); writing text (drafting, writing, editing and sharing); writing informative-descriptive text; writing narrative text; writing descriptive text; writing controversial and persuasive texts.
TURKISH LANGUAGE-I

Course code

TURK121

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
TÜRK DİLİ-I
Second Semester
EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY

Course code

EDUC104

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Fundamental issues and problem areas of philosophy; philosophy of existence, knowledge, ethics / values and education; basic philosophical movements (idealism, realism, naturalism, empiricism, rationalism, pragmatism, existentialism, analytic philosophy) and education; educational philosophy, and educational movements; perennealism, essentialism, progressivism, existential education, critical/radical education; Educational views of Western philosophers and the Islamic world (Plato, Aristotle, Socrates, J. Dewey, Ibn-i Sina, Farabi, J. J. Rousseau et al.); human nature, individual differences and education; education in terms of some political and economic ideologies; influential movements of thought and education in the modernization process in Turkey; The philosophical foundations of the Turkish education system, education and learning in the information society (what is information, what is information society, what are the ways of processing the information? Who are qualified people in the information society?), Internet supported education topics.
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Course code

EDUC122

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts of psychology and educational psychology; research methods in educational psychology; development theories, development areas and development processes; individual differences in development; basic concepts about learning; factors affecting learning, learning theories in the context of educational-learning processes; motivation in the learning process, reflection of teaching theories on teaching processes, effective learning, factors affecting learning, (motivation, individual factors, group dynamics and the effects of these factors on the classroom teaching process), learning behaviors and attitudes appropriate to the developmental characteristics of the students, learning how to apply theories into practice, current concepts about development, looking at the development from the perspective of the basic concepts and principles of development, personality development, theories of personality development, basic concepts about moral development.
READING SKILLS-II

Course code

ELTE102

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
This course promotes higher level thinking skills. By processing a variety of different authentic reading texts, students will develop superior-level sub-skills of reading namely, making inferences and deductions, and reading between the lines. Students will relate inferences from the text to real life, and gain insights into the cultural similarities and differences. By means of the awareness gained from the texts, students will analyze, synthesize and evaluate information and therefore, in their compositions, react to readings. Students will also analyze and produce different types of essays (e.g. comparison and contrast, classification, process analysis, cause-and-effect analysis, and argumentative) that are unified, coherent and organized. In addition to the integration of reading with writing, research-based instruction will be adopted, so that students will develop basic research skills including library/internet search, and basic research report writing skills such as citing, paraphrasing and referencing.
WRITING SKILLS-II

Course code

ELTE104

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Students will analyze and produce different types of essays (e.g. comparison and contrast, classification, process analysis, cause-and-effect analysis, and argumentative) that are unified, coherent and organized. In addition to the integration of reading with writing, research-based instruction will be adopted, so that students will develop basic research skills including library/internet search, and basic research report writing skills such as citing, paraphrasing and referencing. Various genres of writing will be introduced and their structures will be discussed. The students will be given opportunities to produce texts in different genres. By the end of the course, students will feel confident about their writing skills.
LISTENING AND PRONUNCIATION II

Course code

ELTE106

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
ELTE 106 is the continuation of the course ELTE 107. The objective of the course is to enable the students to master the segmental and suprasegmental phonemes, develop their listening skills by working on diverse authentic listening texts. This course will also enable the students to recognise the place and the manner of articulation of the sounds in English. The students will be able to analyse the problematic areas regarding the articulation certain sounds. It also aims to enable the students to develop Standard English as much as possible and to equip them with a strong sensitivity towards different accents of English spoken around the world.
ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS II

Course code

ELTE108

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
This course is the continuation of ELTE 143. This course offers extended communicative tasks such as debates, role-plays, individual and group presentations, impromptu speeches and other interactive tasks providing opportunity for students to improve their oral competence by developing effective language use both in formal and informal contexts. This course aims to develop students’ productive skills beyond their receptive skills. The course includes discussion topics, interesting facts, stimulating quotes as well as literary texts which are structurally and intellectually complex and thought-provoking thus promoting interest and motivation in communication. Common pronunciation mistakes are listed and discussed so as to raise the awareness of students as future language teachers. It also aims to develop students’ strategic competence to be utilized in repairing communication breakdowns as communication.
THE STRUCTURE OF ENGLISH

Course code

ELTE110

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

2
In this course, the aim is to introduce the morphological and syntactic structures of English; simple, compound and complex structures of sentences; the concepts such as tense, mood, aspect, voice and the aim is also to study how these can be used appropriately in diverse contexts. To this end, course participants learn how to conduct language analysis on a variety of texts, including authentic materials, so as to be able to prepare structural and functional aspects of English for language focus sessions. Further to this, awareness of variations in the use of structures in different genres and varieties of English is heightened through the reflective use of several corpora.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE-II

Course code

ELTEXL2

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
YABANCI DİL SEÇMELİ-II
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION-II

Course code

HIST102

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

2
The course, after giving a concise background information on the establishment of modern Europe due to the developments such as Humanism, renaissance, reformation and enlightenment and the establishment of National Monarchies in Europe, focuses mainly on the historical process initiated by the French Revolution in 1789. The modern European political system based on the nation-states, the political and military competition among the big powers, nationalism, colonialism and imperialism and their impact of the outbreak of the First World War, the causes of the Second World War, are the main focus points of this lesson.To summarize, this course aims to review political history of the twentieth century, and to focus on the main political events of the last century.
ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REFORMS-II

Course code

TARH102

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The course content is as follows: Ankara's proclamation as the capital; proclamation of the republic; the removal of the caliphate; the 1924 Constitutional Law; the establishment of the People's Party; the Progressive Republican Party; the Sheikh Said Rebellion; the Izmir conspiracy; the Free Party; secularization and modernization in law; nationalization of culture and education; the law of unification of education; alphabet revolution; Turkish Language Association; Turkish History Association; reform in the university; socioeconomic developments; Ataturk's national heritage: 6 principles consisting of nationalism, secularism, republicanism, populism, statism and revolutionism; foreign relations and policy in Atatürk period, Montreaux Straits Convention, Balkan Pact and Sadabad Pact, participation of Hatay in Turkey, İnönü era and World War II, Village Institutes, multi-party transition after world war.
TURKISH LANGUAGE-II

Course code

TREG122

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Characteristics of academic language and writing; using definitions, concepts and terms in academic writings; objective and subjective expression; the structure and types of academic texts (articles, reports and scientific abstracts etc); claiming, writing propositions (verifying an idea, defending or opposing); the formal characteristics of scientific reports and articles; the steps of writing reports; explanation, discussion, establishing relations between texts, showing references (citation and footnotes, bibliography); writing headings, summarizing, writing keywords; ethical principles to be observed in scientific writings; academic text writing applications. In addition to these, they will find the ability to develop paragraph writing skills such as summarizing, drafting a text, and expressing a thought with other words. Spelling and punctuation marks and the use of non-alphabetical symbols are also included in the course.
TURK DİLİ-II

Course code

TURK122

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
TURK DİLİ-II
Third Semester
INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES

Course code

CITE223

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts of psychology and educational psychology; research methods in educational psychology; development theories, development areas and development processes; individual differences in development; basic concepts about learning; factors affecting learning, learning theories in the context of educational-learning processes; motivation in the learning process, reflection of teaching theories on teaching processes, effective learning, factors affecting learning, (motivation, individual factors, group dynamics and the effects of these factors on the classroom teaching process), learning behaviors and attitudes appropriate to the developmental characteristics of the students, learning how to apply theories into practice, current concepts about development, looking at the development from the perspective of the basic concepts and principles of development, personality development, theories of personality development, basic concepts about moral development.
PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF TEACHING

Course code

EDUC221

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts related to principles and methods of teaching; teaching-learning principles, models, strategies, methods and techniques; setting goals and objectives in teaching (cognitive, affective and psychomotor goals), selecting and organizing content in teaching and learning; teaching materials; planning teaching and instructional plans; theories and approaches related to teaching (such as teaching through presentation, learning through discovery, research through inquiry learning, programmed instruction, project based learning, cooperative learning, constructivism), teaching in effective schools, success in learning and teaching; evaluation of classroom learning; teachers' duties and responsibilities in increasing the quality of instructional services, teacher competencies, students’ abilities to apply basic cognitive concepts to teaching plans, physical characteristics of teaching environment.
FACULTY ELECTIVE

Course code

EDUCXX1

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
FACULTY ELECTIVE
PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING AND LEARNING

Course code

ELTE201

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Rewing language teaching methods is one of the goals of the course. The other goals are designing and conducting needs analysis on language learner needs (e.g.: situational, objective,subjective and language needs), writing objectives that reflect these needs and designing course syllabus at the macro level and micro level; an overview of different lesson stages (i.e.: Presentation, Practice and Production) and approaches to lesson planning and course design; various syllabus types and criteria for the selection of appropriate syllabus type according to the learner needs, learner age and aims of the course; standards-based teaching, proficiency descriptors, English language proficiency standards and guidelines, Common European Framework and the European Language Portfolio; and identity. This course also provides prospective teachers with insights into the behaviour problems occurring commonly in classrooms and to prepare them to be effective managers of their classrooms so that student learning is maximised.
ENGLISH LITERATURE-I

Course code

ELTE203

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
This introductory course includes brief cultural history of British and American literature and literary works written in English, fundamental terms and techniques used while studying a literary text, introduction to the major genres and styles in literature, and introduction to the movements and periods in literature in English. Students analyze the content and style of various literary texts such as short story, poem, drama and novel representing different periods and genres of English literature. This course also focuses on developing an appreciation for literature’s contribution to our understanding of life. Students use literary tools to analyze and critically evaluate the works they have read. This course, through classroom discussions, aims to help students gain a critical perspective towards the texts.
LINGUISTICS-I

Course code

ELTE205

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The overall aim of this course is to investigate the nature of language, and familiarize the students with the basic principles of language and enable them to gain new insights into the English language as they are expected to be teachers of English: English Phonetics (mainly articulatory phonetics, the phonological and morphological structure of English (morphological analyses, word classes and word formation processes in English. The course, which is an introduction to linguistics, aims to answer basic questions related to the study of language, “What is language, how does it function?” The course starts with the definition of linguistics, fields of linguistics, and major areas of linguistic investigation.
CRITICAL READING AND WRITING TEACHIQUES

Course code

ELTE207

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
This course promotes higher level thinking skills. By processing a variety of different authentic reading texts, students will develop superior-level sub-skills of reading namely, making inferences and deductions, and reading between the lines. Students will relate inferences from the text to real life, and gain insights into the cultural similarities and differences. By means of the awareness gained from the texts, students will analyze, synthesize and evaluate information and therefore, in their compositions, react to readings. Students will also analyze and produce different types of essays (e.g. comparison and contrast, classification, process analysis, cause-and-effect analysis, and argumentative) that are unified, coherent and organized. In addition to the integration of reading with writing, research-based instruction will be adopted, so that students will develop basic research skills including library/internet search, and basic research report writing skills such as citing, paraphrasing and referencing.
AREA ELEVTIVE

Course code

ELTEXX1

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
ALAN SEÇMELİ
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX1

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Fourth Semester
HISTORY OF TURKISH EDUCATION

Course code

EDUC222

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The subject, method and resources of Turkish education history; education in the first Turkish states; education in the first Muslim Turkish states; education in Turkey Seljuk and Anatolian principalities; Education in the Ottoman State: The education system until the first modernization movements; Education in the Turkish states outside the Ottoman geography in the 13-18. centuries, Modernization movements in education in the Ottoman Empire until the Tanzimat; The foundation of the modern education system from Tanzimat to the Republic; reorganization of traditional education; education in other Turkish states and communities in Eurasia in the 19. and 20.centuries; education in the period of national struggle; education in the Republic of Turkey: Turkey foundations of the education system, structure, organization and development; teacher training process from the beginning to today; Education in the 21st century Turkish world; common goals, language and alphabetical unity, common history studies.
RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION

Course code

EDUC227

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts and principles of research methods; research process (to identify the problem, to identify the problem and sample, to collect and analyze data, to interpret the results); general characteristics of data collection tools; analysis and evaluation of data; access to articles, dissertations and databases; research models and types; basic paradigms in scientific research; quantitative and qualitative research designs, sampling in qualitative research, data collection, analysis of data; validity and safety in qualitative research; monitoring, evaluating and presenting articles or theses; preparing a research report in accordance with research principles and ethics;action research in education, narrative research, reporting (editing of a scientific writing, parts of a scientific writing, general writing rules, tables, figures, appendices, transcriptions, references, abbreviations).
FACULTY ELECTIVE

Course code

EDUCXX2

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
FAKÜLTE SEÇMELİ
ENGLISH TEACHING PROGRAMS

Course code

ELTE202

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
ENGLISH TEACHING PROGRAMS
ENGLISH LITERATURE-II

Course code

ELTE204

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
This course explores a variety of literary texts from a range of eras and writers of British and American literature and literary works written in English, accordingly. Students will have the chance to practice their knowledge about key terms and concepts by analyzing literary texts in order to identify these concepts and their use in a text. The course will provide a solid foundation about the fundamental movements and periods in literature written in English. Through the use of selected literary texts from various periods, fundamental concepts, terms, techniques and literary, philosophical and scientific approaches and movements will be examined. Student teachers are expected to prepare focused writing assignments on designated topics.
LINGUISTICS-II

Course code

ELTE206

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The overall aim of the course is to provide the learners with the insights into the study of language, morphological typology of languages, word formation processes, classifications of words, phrases and sentence structures, functional linguistics, TG grammar, Government and Binding, Minimalist Program, Semantics, Semantic Roles, Pragmatics: Speech Acts, Maxims of Conversation
LANGUAGE ACQUISION

Course code

ELTE208

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
This course presents an overview of the theories of first and second language acquisition (e.g.: behaviorism, innatism, information processing, connectionism, the interactionist position) and focuses on the developmental stages and sequences of first and target language acquisition. Case studies, comparative analysis of the use of native and target languages in corpus data (e.g.: CHILDES database), recordings and/or transcriptions of real second language classroom interaction will be employed for the analysis of first and second language acquisition; comparison of second language acquisition in children and in adults; identifying developmental sequences in first language acquisition; stages in second language morpho-syntactic development; processes in second language acquisition; learner characteristics and individual variation in ultimate attainment in second language acquisition (e.g.: role of personality, language aptitude, intelligence, age of acquisition, motivation and attitudes, learner preferences and beliefs); differences between second language acquisition and foreign language learning contexts (e.g.: natural vs. instructional settings). Lectures, group and pair work activities will be utilized.
AREA ELEVTIVE

Course code

ELTEXX2

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
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UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX2

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Fifth Semester
CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

Course code

EDUC301

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The aim of this course is to provide a specific context and focus for active learning in the areas of student motivation, classroom management, and instruction which are considered essential for best practice in classrooms today. This course presents best practices in classroom and behavior management - from organizing time, materials, and classroom space to strategies for managing individual and large group student behaviors, transitions, lab activities, and other arrangements for classrooms in general and special education. Basic federal and state laws as they pertain to the legal procedures for all teachers, including teachers of students with disabilities and ESL students, will be presented. This course will prepare the university student to feel confident, know and fulfill their professional and legal responsibilities.
MORALITY AND ETHICS IN EDUCATION

Course code

EDUC323

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
MORALITY AND ETHICS IN EDUCATION
FACULTY ELECTIVE

Course code

EDUCXX3

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
FACULTY ELECTIVE
TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS-I

Course code

ELTE301

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
Students will understand the differences between young learners (K-6) and learners at other ages (in terms of learning of language structures, skills and sub-skills), misconceptions about young learners; learner styles (e.g. visual, auditory, kinesthetic) and strategies (e.g. meta cognitive, cognitive, socio affective) of young learners; activities (e.g. puzzles, stories, games, simulations) and audio visual aids (e.g. pictures, realia, cartoons, puppets, songs) for the teaching of vocabulary, language skills and structures; selecting and sequencing teaching points and adapting and evaluating materials according to the cognitive and affective development and language level of the learners; classroom management techniques necessary for young learner classrooms.
TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS-I

Course code

ELTE303

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This course deals with the basic principles of language teaching, diverse procedures to be used in language teaching, the preparation of language teaching plans in line with diverse language teaching methods, practical suggestions for lesson planning, classroom management and delivering effective lessons, the teaching of pronunciation, listening, reading, speaking, writing, vocabulary, grammar and functions of language. This course also places emphasis on the diverse stages of a lesson plan and the techniques to be followed in lesson planning, the features to be taken into consideration in the preparation of a lesson plan such as age, learners’ level of target language.
LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE TEACHING-I

Course code

ELTE305

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Selected short stories and novels from British and American Literature and those which are originally produced in English; identification of the distinctive features of short stories and novels; different approaches to using literature with teenage and adult learners at all levels; examining ways in which the teaching of literature and language in these two genres (short story and novel), exploring theoretical and practical dimensions of this integration; analysis of literary texts as content and as context; culture teaching through short stories and novels in the following domains: comparison and contrast between objects or products that exist in the target and native culture; proverbs, idioms, formulaic expressions which embody cultural values; social structures, roles and relationships; customs/ rituals/ traditions.
AREA ELEVTIVE

Course code

ELTEXX3

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX3

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Sixth Semester
MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN EDUCATION

Course code

EDUC224

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Place and importance of measurement and evaluation in education; basic concepts of measurement and evaluation; psychometric (validity, reliability, usability) properties of measurement tools; development and implementation of success tests; interpretation of test results and giving feedback; analysis of test and item scores, The features of the result-oriented and process-oriented measurement tools used in education, measurement tools based on traditional approaches (multiple choice tests, written exams, short answer exams, true-false type tests, paired tests, oral examinations), various tools for evaluating students (observation, interview, performance evaluation, student portfolio, project and performance assignments, peer evaluation, self-assessment, attitude scales), testing cognitive, affective and psycho-motor behaviors.
TURKISH EDUCATION SYSTEM AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION

Course code

EDUC410

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The formation of educational systems and the structure of Turkish education system; Basic laws regulating the Turkish education system; The central, provincial and foreign organization of the Ministry of National Education; stages in Turkish education system, Human power, physical, technological and financial resources in Turkish education system; Reform and reform initiatives in Turkish education system; organization-management theories and processes; school as a social system and an organization; management of human resources; student personal affairs; issues related to education and training; issues related to school administration; school, environment, community and family relationships, current topics and discussions about Turkish education system and school, education economy and planning, training and appointment of school administrators, issues related to staff, students, teaching and administration in school administration.
FACULTY ELECTIVE

Course code

EDUCXX4

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
FACULTY ELECTIVE
TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS-II

Course code

ELTE302

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This course aims to provide teacher candidates with theoretical and practical information on teaching a second/foreign language to young learners. In the course, special emphasis is allocated to teaching the four main language skills to young learners and teacher language use in the classroom. In addition, the course covers issues regarding the assessment of young learners and lesson planning. Participants will prepare lesson plans and present practice lessons on specific subskills. Also, by the end of the course students will be familiar with young learner (K-6) course syllabuses (e.g.: story-based, content-based, theme-based, task-based), effective use of child literature within a chosen syllabus; video recordings of young learner classrooms with reference to classroom management, presentation of language and practice.
TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS-II

Course code

ELTE304

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

5
This course, which is the continuation of ELTE303, deals with the basic principles of language teaching, diverse procedures to be used in language teaching, the preparation of language teaching plans in line with diverse language teaching methods, practical suggestions for lesson planning, classroom management and delivering effective lessons, the teaching of pronunciation, listening, reading, speaking, writing, vocabulary, grammar and functions of language. This course also places emphasis on the diverse stages of a lesson plan and the techniques to be followed in lesson planning, the features to be taken into consideration in the preparation of a lesson plan such as age, learners’ level of target language.
LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE TEACHING-II

Course code

ELTE306

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The characteristics of poetry and drama as a literary genre; selected poems and plays from British and American Literature and those which are originally produced in English, approaches to analyzing ways to use contemporary poetry and drama; activities that help students analyze literature as context and as content; teaching of literature and language in these two genres and theoretical and practical dimensions of this integration; teaching cultural and social issues through poetry and drama in the following domains: comparison and contrast between objects or products that exist in the target and native culture; proverbs, idioms, formulaic expressions which embody cultural values; social structures, roles and relationships; customs/ rituals/ traditions; beliefs, values, taboos and superstitions; political, historic and economic background; cultural institutions.
AREA ELEVTIVE

Course code

ELTEXX4

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
.
UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE

Course code

UNIEXX4

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

Seventh Semester
FACULTY ELECTIVE

Course code

EDUCXX5

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
FACULTY ELECTIVE
TEACHING PRACTICE-I

Course code

ELTE451

Credit

5

Theoretical

2

Practical

6

Ects

10
ÖĞRETMENLİK UYGULAMASI-I
DEVELOPING COURSE CONTENT IN ELT

Course code

ELTE453

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

3
This course aims to train students and prepare them towards materials development and also enable students to acquire skills necessary for evaluating language teaching materials in current textbooks, adapting or developing materials for language teaching according to the changing dynamics in the language classrooms. It also aims at equipping students with the necessary skills to evaluate coursebooks. The course also focuses on familiarising the students with the theory and principles of ELT materials design such as selecting, adapting, developing and evaluating. It gives the students an opportunity to engage in adaptation work. Students are fostered in discussions o related to evaluation of materials and text books used in language classroom settings. Samples of language material and textbook evaluation criteria used in language classrooms are also studied.
TRANSLATION

Course code

ELTE455

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

3
ELTE 455 is designed to focus on analysing and comparing the structures and the communicative features of Turkish and English languages, defining and practicing the intermediate and advanced concepts and techniques of translation and practise them through various sample texts. The course ultimately aims at enabling the students to transfer the skills they master during the course to the future ELT environment. This course further aims at providing the students with a general concept and nature of language(s), with the ability to solve problems they may encounter in their future careers and to create and freely express their own opinions.
AREA ELEVTIVE

Course code

ELTEXX5

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
AREA ELEVTIVE
COMMUNITY SERVICE PRACTICES

Course code

SOWO100

Credit

2

Theoretical

1

Practical

2

Ects

3
Community, collective service practices and social responsibility concepts; social responsibility projects in terms of social and cultural values; identifying current social problems; preparing projects for the solution of determined social problems (fund raising, advertising, social campaigns, group activities for instutitions); voluntarily participating in individual and group social responsibility projects (schools, hospitals, municipatilites, associations, organisations and etc); participating in social responsibility projects in various institutions and organizations; participating in scientific events such as panels, conferences, congresses, symposiums as spectators, speakers or regulators; assessing the results of social responsibility projects.
SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION

Course code

SPED420

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts about special education; principles and historical development of special education; legal arrangements for special education; diagnosis and evaluation in special education; individualization of teaching; inclusive and support special education services; participation of family in education and co-operation with families, characteristics of different inabilities and groups of talents; training programs and teaching strategies for different groups; effective strategies in classroom management and behavioral management, historical approach to disability (in Turkey and the world), education of the individuals with mental disabilities, hearing impairment, visual impairment, physical disability, language and communication impairment, learning difficulty, attention deficit, hyperactivity impairment, autistic and gifted children, the educational issues that the families and the staff should pay attention to.
Eighth Semester
FACULTY ELECTIVE

Course code

EDUCXX6

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
FACULTY ELECTIVE
TEACHING PRACTICE-II

Course code

ELTE452

Credit

5

Theoretical

2

Practical

6

Ects

15
ÖĞRETMENLİK UYGULAMASI-II
LANGUAGE TESTING IN ELT

Course code

ELTE454

Credit

3

Theoretical

3

Practical

0

Ects

4
To introduce students to some fundamental testing theories and concepts in language testing and to show how these theories, concepts and precepts are applied in the testing of the four skills. Skills based test construction is the main focus of the practical element of the course with students designing and makiing their own test. International measurement and testing systems are explored as well as the pegging of tests to international measurement systems such as the CEFR. The descriptors of these international systems are used in the construction of tests and the writing of test items so that learners can adapt materials in their future careers in line with current standards.
AREA ELEVTIVE

Course code

ELTEXX6

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
AREA ELEVTIVE
COUNSELING IN SCHOOLS

Course code

GPSC423

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
Basic concepts and principles of guidance and pschological counseling, history, field and branches of guidance and pschological counseling; research and evaluation methods used, psychological counseling process, psychological counseling theories, school counseling models (traditional and developmental), school counseling approaches (crisis-oriented, remedial- preventive and developmental), the traditional school counseling model aims, principles, traditional the role and functions of the school psychological counselor, the purpose of the developmental school counseling model,principles and program (Comprehensive Developmental Guidance Program), basic services / interventions and the roles and functions of the developmental school counselor; The aim of the developmental and preventive approach in guidance and psychological counseling principles, the importance of life skills education in developmental approach, positive youth development approaches and prevention levels in the preventive approach (basic, second and third level).

Optional modules

TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY

Course code

ELTE468

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
This course aims to provide students with information about the inner structure of words and enable them to enlarge their vocabulary and make use of what they learn in teaching English. The course covers the topics: the analysis of the relationship of the semantics and discourse relationship, development of the vocabulary teaching skill by means of the approach of integrated language skills; the study of different forms of English vocabulary, word formation processes, and figuring out different meanings of words in changing contexts; elements of vocabulary teaching in the classroom and various text types that can be used in class, resources such as dictionary and corpus and effective vocabulary teaching techniques. This course also focuses on teaching and learning strategies that support students' vocabulary learning.
SCIENCE AND RESEARCH ETHICS

Course code

BASH220

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
The aim of this course is to provide an understanding about unethical behaviors encountered in scientific research and the precautions against them. In this course, the nature of science, why science is the most reliable method of obtaining knowledge and why its reliability should be protected are discussed. In order to understand the ethical problems encountered in scientific practice, the definition of ethics and fundamental ethical theories as well as most common unethical behaviors such as data fraud, fabrication, bias, duplication , plagiarism and methods to prevent these problems are examined with up-to-date examples. In addition, topics such as editorship, peer review, ethical problems about authorship and copyright, legal rules concerning research and publication, and the methods in detecting unethical behavior are covered.
LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Course code

TREG406

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

3
What is the concept of culture?. The course focuses on factors forming culture and relations between them, sources of culture, written and oral culture products. Cultural elements, the concept of civilization, the national self, national identity, cultural identity and the role of culture in cultural identity, cultural transfer in Turkish teaching, legal basis of cultural transfer, development of cultural identity, language, language and culture relationship as a cultural element , preservation and development of language culture, the transfer of national and universal values through literary texts, texts that will convey Turkish culture and their critical evaluation, Turkish history, Turkish culture and Turkish relationship, language, culture and civilization relation in terms of sociology of language, civilization-culture relationship and different aspects of two concepts.
ADULT EDUCATION AND LIFELONG LEARNING

Course code

EDUC360

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
Definition and scope of adult education; concepts related to adult education (continuing education, public education informal education, vocational education, etc.); The historical development of adult education in Turkey; approaches and models related to adult education; adults and learning; purpose of lifelong learning, scope and historical development; Lifelong learning applications in Turkish education system. With the concept of lifelong learning, scientific, entrepreneurial, technological, economic, social, cultural developments and free time in the best way to gain the habit of evaluating and providing the ability to develop skills; education, production, guidance and application activities carried out at various times and levels throughout life promoting economic, social, cultural and technological developments in the direction of adult interests, desires and abilities.
MATERIAL DESIGN IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

Course code

ELTE466

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

0
This course focuses on material design and effective use of teaching materials in EFL classes. To this end, activities such as the selection of suitable materials, the effective use of selected materials, the evaluation of samples of material and the how they are used will be discussed. At the end of the course, students will gain skills in selecting the right material and using the selected material effectively. The course consists of topics such as using area-specific instructional technologies; software types and their purposes; principles of design and development of materials to be used in teaching English; determining what sort of materials are needed, designing two and three dimensional teaching materials; worksheets; slides; VCD, DVD, MP3 and MP4 files and so on.
COMPARATIVE EDUCATION

Course code

ELTE453

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
COMPARATIVE EDUCATION
Micro-Teaching

Course code

EDUC354

Credit

2

Theoretical

1

Practical

0

Ects

4
Basic concepts and principles of effective teaching and learning; professional competencies, attitudes, roles and behaviors of teachers; preparing a lesson plan; the scope, benefits and limitations of the micro teaching method, preparing learning activities appropriate to the topic; sample lecture applications in class; video recording of the lesson presentations; evaluation of the lesson; developing and preparing activities and lectures. To be aware of what teaching skills are needed in classroom environments, to acquire practical knowledge and skills in planning and practicing teaching. Micro teaching practices, preparing plans and organizing the environment, tools and materials and presenting the lessons and evaluating the students’ presentations in terms of teaching knowledge and skills, lab and experiment environment, recording devices, receiving instant feedback, learning by doing.
COMPARATIVE EDUCATION

Course code

EDUC406

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
The aim of this course is to provide students opportunities to learn the development of comparative education and analyse the aims and problems of education through comparative approach. In this course students are expected to compare Turkish Education System with the education systems of other countries, understand the evolution of comparative education and analyse the aims and problems of different education systems by comparing them. Students are also expected to detect the differences and similarities between the education systems of different countries. In this course students will be using different disciplines such as education history, education philosopy, education policies, education economy for the analysis of the education systems of different countries. This way students will also find an opportunity to benefit from the interdisciplinary approach.
Pragmatics and Language Teaching

Course code

ELTE463

Credit

2

Theoretical

2

Practical

0

Ects

4
This course focuses on the basic features of Pragmatics as one of the fields of linguistics and the relation between pragmatics and language teaching. It deals with how language is used as a means of communication. The course is based on the discussions of the topics such as Maxims of Conversation (quality, quantity maxim, relation and manner) as well as the speech acts such as Locutionary Act, İllocutionary Act, perlocutionary act., and how to make of use these in language teaching. In brief, this course deals with key pragmatic concepts and pragmatic models; speech acts, maxims of conversation, maxims of politeness and the application pragmatic knowledge to the teaching of English teaching. It also deals with the preparation of materials for the teaching of utterances in appropriate contexts.

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