Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Elt Methodology ELT 208 4 3 + 2 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. İLKNUR KILIÇ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Ali İLYA

Course Category
Course Objective

Upon the successful completion of this course, students are expected to be able

1. to compare and contrast theories of teaching in language education
2. to gain knowledge on current perspectives on language teaching pedagogies
3. to clarify models, elements and stages of planning a lesson
4. to explain components of classroom management
5. to analyze techniques and principles of dynamic classroom interaction
6. to have knowledge about characteristics of mixed-ability classrooms, related teaching strategies, designing multilevel tasks.
7. to apply this knowledge in syllabus design and curriculum development processes
8. to evaluate the types, roles, advantages and possible limitations of various instructional materials
9. to raise awareness of individual differences
10. to recognize various uses of technological aids in the classroom
11. to discuss the notion of teachers’ professional development

Course Content

This course presents a comprehensive overview of the field of second and foreign language teaching with a particular focus on issues related to the teaching of English. It is also designed to provide a detailed insight into current language teaching pedagogies which teacher candidates can refer to in their teaching practices. The topics included in this course centre around models, elements and stages of planning a lesson, classroom management, techniques and principles of dynamic classroom interaction, characteristics of mixed-ability classrooms, related teaching strategies, designing multilevel tasks, syllabus design and curriculum development, the types, roles, advantages and potential drawbacks of various instructional materials, individual differences and the use of technological aids in the classroom.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Upon the successful completition of the course, the students will be able to develop activities that are appropriate for the course plan, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 - have a vast knowledge of classification, description and teaching of language learning strategies, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 - determine the ways of using criteria, and also degree of difficulty of examplary activities, Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
4 - generate activities reinforcing independence of students and adapt them to sample course plans, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 - evaluate sample learning profiles to determine learning styles. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Special Teaching Methods I and Course Overview
2 Theories of teaching in language education
3 Current perspectives on language teaching pedagogies
4 Models, elements and stages of planning a lesson
5 Components of classroom management
6 Classroom dynamics I: Techniques and principles of dynamic classroom interaction
7 Classroom dynamic II: Characteristics of mixed-ability classrooms, related teaching strategies, designing multilevel tasks.
8 The processes of syllabus design and curriculum development
9 The types, roles, advantages and potential drawbacks of various instructional materials
10 Individual differences I: Learning styles
11 Individual differences II: Language learning strategies and learner strategy training: An action research study
12 The use of technological aids in the classroom
13 Professional development
14 Revision
Resources
Course Notes <p> Teaching by Principles -An Interactive Approach To Language Pedagogy-second Edition<br /> H.Douglas Brown</p>
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 A graduate of the department is able to plan teaching processes. X
2 A graduate of the department possesses the skill in organizing appropriate environments for English teaching. X
3 A graduate of the department can evaluate materials and resources that are relevant to English teaching with a critical viewpoint. X
4 A graduate of the department employs appropriate methods and techniques for English teaching. X
5 A graduate of the department decides on the feasibility of software and other technological resources to be utilized in English teaching X
6 A graduate of the department chooses the suitable learning strategies considering the personal traits of the students. X
7 A graduate of the department develops writing, reading, speaking and listening skills of the students. X
8 A graduate of the department uses measurement and assessment instruments in an effective way. X
9 A graduate of the department generates solutions for the educational, social and economic problems of the society. X
10 A graduate of the department questions to what degree s/he possesses the required qualifications of a teacher. X
11 A graduate of the department follows the academic studies conducted in the field for his personal development. X
12 A graduate of the department conveys his ideas on the significance of intercultural communication in the process of learning English as a foreign language. X
13 A graduate of the department indicates the ways of digging up information that are compulsory for life-long learning. X
14 A graduate of the department generates foreign language tests. X
15 A graduate of the department designs original activities promoting the use of English in the daily life. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Proje / Tasarım 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 5 80
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5