Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENGP010 STARTER LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
BEGINNER (CEFR Level A1 - Breakthrough) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type; will introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has; will interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
ENGP020 ELEMENTARY LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
ELEMENTARY (CEFR Level A2 - Waystage) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP030 PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
PRE-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level A2+) LEVEL represents a strong Waystage performance. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP040 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B1 – Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP050 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE PLUS (CEFR Level B1+ - Strong Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP060 UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
UPPER-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B2 - Vantage) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation; will interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party; will produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
ENGP070 ADVANCED LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
ADVANCED (CEFR Level C1 – Effective Operational) LEVEL is in the group of Proficient User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning; will express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; will use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes; will produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EDUC121 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 2 2 0 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.
EDUC124 EDUCATION SOCIOLOGY 2 2 0 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.
ELTE101 READING SKILLS - I 2 2 0 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.
ELTE103 WRITING SKILLS - I 2 2 0 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.
ELTE105 LISTENING AND PRONUNCIATION - I 2 2 0 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.
ELTE107 ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS - I 2 2 0 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.
ELTEXL1 FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE 2 2 0
HIST101 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION-I 2 2 0 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.
ITEC123 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES 3 3 0 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.
TARH101 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REFORMS-I 2 2 0 3
The basic concepts of the course are, internal and external factors leading to the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman reform and reform efforts, Tanzimat and Meşrutiyet periods, Tripoli and Balkan Wars, the reasons of World War I, the war process and Ottoman fronts in the war, Mondros Armistice, peace treaties at the end of the war and Sevres, harmful and beneficial societies established during the period of armistice, the beginning of the War of Independence under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal, Havza and Amasya Circular, local congresses and Sivas Congress, Misak-ı Milli, the opening of the Grand National Assembly, riots , The battles of the National Army and the regular army, the external relations and treaties of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, the Organization of the Basic Law, the Battle of Sakarya and the Great Offensive, the Mudanya Armistice, the Lausanne Peace Treaty and the abolition of the Sultanate.
TREG121 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I 3 3 0 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.
TURK121 TURKISH LANGUAGE-I 3 3 0 5
TÜRK DİLİ-I
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EDUC104 EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY 2 2 0 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.
EDUC122 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 2 2 0 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.
ELTE102 READING SKILLS-II 2 2 0 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.
ELTE104 WRITING SKILLS-II 2 2 0 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.
ELTE106 LISTENING AND PRONUNCIATION II 2 2 0 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.
ELTE108 ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS II 2 2 0
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.
ELTE110 THE STRUCTURE OF ENGLISH 2 2 0 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.
ELTEXL2 FOREIGN LANGUAGE ELECTIVE-II 2 2 0 3
YABANCI DİL SEÇMELİ-II
HIST102 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION-II 3 3 0 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.
TARH102 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REFORMS-II 2 2 0 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.
TREG122 TURKISH LANGUAGE-II 3 3 0 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.
TURK122 TURK DİLİ-II 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
CITE223 INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES 2 2 0 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.
EDUC221 PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF TEACHING 2 2 0 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.
EDUCXX1 FACULTY ELECTIVE 2 2 0
ELTE201 PRINCIPLES OF TEACHING AND LEARNING 2 2 0 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.
ELTE203 ENGLISH LITERATURE-I 2 2 0 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.
ELTE205 LINGUISTICS-I 2 2 0 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.
ELTE207 CRITICAL READING AND WRITING TEACHIQUES 2 2 0 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.
ELTEXX1 AREA ELEVTIVE 2 2 0 4
ALAN SEÇMELİ
UNIEXX1 UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE 2 2 0 4
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EDUC222 HISTORY OF TURKISH EDUCATION 2 2 0 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.
EDUC227 RESEARCH METHODS IN EDUCATION 2 2 0 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).
EDUCXX2 FACULTY ELECTIVE 2 2 0 4
FAKÜLTE SEÇMELİ
ELTE202 ENGLISH TEACHING PROGRAMS 2 2 0 3
ENGLISH TEACHING PROGRAMS
ELTE204 ENGLISH LITERATURE-II 2 2 0 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.
ELTE206 LINGUISTICS-II 2 2 0 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
ELTE208 LANGUAGE ACQUISION 2 2 0 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.
ELTEXX2 AREA ELEVTIVE 2 2 0
UNIEXX2 UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE 2 2 0 4
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EDUC301 CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT 2 2 0 4
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.
EDUC323 MORALITY AND ETHICS IN EDUCATION 2 2 0
EDUCXX3 FACULTY ELECTIVE 2 2 0
ELTE301 TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS-I 3 3 0 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.
ELTE303 TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS-I 3 3 0 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.
ELTE305 LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE TEACHING-I 2 2 0 4
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.
ELTEXX3 AREA ELEVTIVE 2 2 0
UNIEXX3 UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE 2 2 0 4
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EDUC224 MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN EDUCATION 2 2 0
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.
EDUC410 TURKISH EDUCATION SYSTEM AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION 2 2 0
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.
EDUCXX4 FACULTY ELECTIVE 2 2 0
ELTE302 TEACHING ENGLISH TO YOUNG LEARNERS-II 3 3 0
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.
ELTE304 TEACHING ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS-II 3 3 0 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.
ELTE306 LITERATURE AND LANGUAGE TEACHING-II 2 2 0 4
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.
ELTEXX4 AREA ELEVTIVE 2 2 0
UNIEXX4 UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE 2 2 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EDUCXX5 FACULTY ELECTIVE 2 2 0
ELTE451 TEACHING PRACTICE-I 5 2 6
ELTE453 DEVELOPING COURSE CONTENT IN ELT 3 3 0 6
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.
ELTE455 TRANSLATION 3 3 0 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.
ELTEXX5 AREA ELEVTIVE 2 2 0
SOWO100 COMMUNITY SERVICE PRACTICES 2 1 2
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.
SPED420 SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION 2 2 0 4
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.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EDUCXX6 FACULTY ELECTIVE 2 2 0
ELTE452 TEACHING PRACTICE-II 5 2 6
ELTE454 LANGUAGE TESTING IN ELT 3 3 0 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.
ELTEXX6 AREA ELEVTIVE 2 2 0
GPSC423 COUNSELING IN SCHOOLS 2 2 0 5
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).
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ELTE427 TEACHING ENGLISH THROUGH GAMES 2 2 0 5
Bu dersin amacı, dil yapısını ve işlevlerini temel alan dil oyunları aracılığıyla dil öğrenimini daha eğlenceli ve özgün kılma yollarını tanıtmak ve uygulamaktır. Oyunların seçimi, uygulanması ve değerlendirilmesi sürecinde önemli konular ele alınacaktır. Bu alanda yazılan materyaller incelenecek ve öğrenciler kendi oyunlarını üretmeye teşvik edilecektir.
ELTE469 ENGLISH IN MASS MEDIA 2 2 0 5
Students will recognize types of media such as written newspapers and magazines, and electronic international mass media, styles in different types of media, specific language elements in international mass media. Students will be able to analyse editorial letters, articles and corner writings, develop the ability to write reports; evaluate the validity and reliability of news and articles that appear in the mass media; to write short news, headlines, advertisements, editor's letters using appropriate styles by choosing suitable vocabulary and grammar structures that can be used in English mass media. Students will also be able to tell how the target language is used in authentic texts and the same time they will be to express how to express cultural aspects of their native language in English.
ELTE468 TEACHING ENGLISH VOCABULARY 2 2 0 5
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.
MOS215 KARİYER PLANLAMA VE GELİŞTİRME 2 2 0 5
KARİYER PLANLAMA VE GELİŞTİRME
BASH220 SCIENCE AND RESEARCH ETHICS 2 2 0 5
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.
EDUC350 CRITICAL AND ANALYTICAL THINKING 2 2 0 5
Basic concepts and definitions; brain as thinking organ, grouping of ways of thinking and thinking; involuntary thinking and characteristics; volitional thinking and features, critical and analytical thinking; the basic features and criteria of critical and analytical thinking, the stages of critical and analytical thinking; factors affecting critical and analytical thinking; the scope of critical and analytical thinking; critical and analytical reading, critical and analytical listening; critical and analytical writing; the philosophical foundations of critical and analytical thinking; features of making logical deductions with deductive method; critical and analytical thinking as a process of 'systematic doubt' in a critical and analytical mindset, an examination of the coherence of a created mindset, and set of processes based on a set of logic rules, critical and analytical thinking.
ELTE430 TEACHING ENGLISH THROUGH STORY-TELLING 2 2 0 5
Bu kurs, küçük yaşta olan öğrencilere İngilizce öğretiminde hikaye anlatıcılığını kullanmayı öğretir. En iyi bilinen halk hikayeleri, çocuk hikayeleri ve bilmeceler, dil becerilerini, dilbilgisini ve kelime bilgisini geliştirmek için sınıf kullanımına uyarlanacak. Bu alandaki kitaplar incelenecek, güncel yöntem ve teknikler öğretilecek ve diğer alternatifler aranacaktır.
ELTE453 COMPARATIVE EDUCATION 2 2 0 5
COMPARATIVE EDUCATION
BOTE359 MEDIA LITERACY 2 2 0 5
Information literacy; the conscious use of the internet and social media; the effects of social media on individuals; the power of information dissemination and misleading; power of news dissemination; media and perception management; legal rights and responsibilities for the media and the internet; copyright; personality right; information confidentiality; privacy violation; language use in the media; value and quality analysis of news; popular culture; male and female roles in the media; consumer culture and advertisements; stereotyping in the media; media education media analysis; understanding media correctly; necessity of having media literacy, media literacy in the European Union; theoretical and practical approaches in the field of media literacy; Political view of media literacy; media literacy movement; adult learning of media literacy.
TREG405 LANGUAGE AND SOCIETY 2 2 0 5
ELTE466 MATERIAL DESIGN IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING 2 2 0 5
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.
ELTE472 DISCOURSE ANALYSIS AND LANGUAGE TEACHING 2 2 0 5
This course covers the topics such as discourse, text, cohesion, coherence, sentence, utterance, discourse analysis, sentence meaning, word meaning and how these topics relate to language teaching. In this course it will be examined how discourse meaning can change from one context to another and how important the context is in language teaching. Students will be made aware of the fact that how important it is to understand and express pragmatic meaning in human communication and interaction. They will be able to plan and conduct classroom activities in line with what they study in discourse analysis. At the end of the course, students will be able to analyse different types of discourse considering cohesion and coherence features occurring in authentic language texts. They will be able to discuss the role of appropriacy and coherence in language teaching and explain the relation between discourse analysis and language teaching.
EGIT346 DRAMA IN EDUCATION 2 2 0 5
The basic concepts of drama and creative drama (drama, creativity, creative drama, game and theater pedagogy, communication-interaction, role playing, improvisation, action, dramatic play, children's theater, puppet, Pantomime etc.); the elements of creative drama; role playing and improvisation; The history of creative drama; the relationship between social events and creative drama, application stages of drama in education; resources available in drama in education; preparation and application of creative drama lesson plan; the contribution of drama to individual and social development, the history of drama applications with children, the structure of educational drama, classification of educational drama according to age groups, educational drama environment and teacher qualities, special techniques in educational drama, evaluation of educational drama, examples of educational drama suitable for educational purposes and development of new examples
TREG406 LANGUAGE AND CULTURE 2 2 0 5
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.