Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
School Experience ELT 310 6 1 + 4 3 5
Precondition Courses <p>None</p>
Recommended Optional Courses <p>None</p>
Course Language English
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Öğr.Gör. AYDIN ÇELENK
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. FİRDEVS KARAHAN, Arş.Gör. ALİ İLYA, MEB Personeli , Öğr.Gör. AYDIN ÇELENK, Öğr.Gör. İLKNUR KILIÇ, Öğr.Gör. HÜLYA PEKOLUN, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi CİHAT ATAR, Arş.Gör. AYŞE BADEM,
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Ali İlya

Res. Assist. Burcu Koç

Res. Assist. Elif Bozyiğit

Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

Through systematic observations, trainees get to know the organisational structure and running of a school, and teaching as a profession.
Trainees get to know school management, resources at school and the things to do ata school.
Trainees observe classroom activities and activities around in a school.

Course Content

Based on the observations and meetings provided to the trainees to get to know students and the taechers at practicum school, trainees are given a chance to prove the theoretical information they have and to get to know different aspects of teaching as a profession. At the regular classroom meetings with their mentors, teacher trainees’ observations, feelings, and problems will be covered, discussed, and finally a series of suggestions will be made.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Teacher trainees know the tasks in teaching as a profession. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
2 Trainees observe authentic school life. Lecture, Question-Answer, Group Study, Case Study, Self Study, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
3 Trainees gain experience of teaching skills through observation. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Homework, Performance Task,
4 Trainees observe experienced teachers at work, find opportunities to work with students individually. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Performance Task,
5 Trainees get some chance to work with small groups of students and though with very limited responsibilities, they have short teaching sessions at practicum school. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
6 They gain new skills to make them successful teachers in the future. Discussion, Drilland Practice, Motivations to Show, Self Study, Problem Solving, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
7 Under very close supervision of their mentors, they perform some microteaching sessions. Question-Answer, Group Study, Simulation, Self Study, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
8 Through observations in real school environment, trainees could prove the theoretical information they have. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
9 Trainees experience classroom management, and teaching methods and approaches Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Homework, Portfolio, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to the course, preparing trainees´ working plan for the semester.
2 Designation of practicum schools, internet search on the school, its environment and the teachers by trainees.
3 Observing an individual student & a day of a student at school.
4 Observing a day of a teacher at school.
5 Observation on methods and approaches in teaching.
6 Lesson observation
7 Observation on classroom management and lesson planning.
8 Observation on questions used in classroom.
9 Midterm
10 Observation on the equipment at school, documentation and e-okul system.
11 Observing the rules at school and the school management system.
12 Observing the school environment and the society.
13 Microteaching practices
14 Overview of the Course
Course Notes <p>Fak&uuml;lte-Okul İşbirliği Klavuzu (1998). Y&ouml;k/D&uuml;nya Bankası Milli eğitimi Geliştirme Projesi. Ankara<br /> &Ouml;ğretmenlik Mesleği Genel Yeterlilikleri, MEB yayınları<br /> İngilizce &Ouml;ğretmeni &Ouml;zel Alan Yeterlilikleri , MEB yayınları.</p>
Course Resources

Cohen, L., Maison, L., and Morrison, Keith. (1996). A guide to teaching practice, New York: Routledge.
Nelson, A. (2007). Teacher Training Course, Global Media.
Bowers, R., The British Council. (1987). Language Teacher Education, Modern English Publications.
Bailey, M.K., (2006). Language Teacher Supervision, Cambridge University Press.

Week Documents Description size
0 ELT_310 Topics to Observe 0.04 MB
0 Rubric#1_Mikro_Öğretim_Değerlendirme 0.02 MB
0 Rubric#Makro_Öğretim 0.02 MB
0 Rubric#1Rapor_Değerlendirme 0.02 MB
0 ELT 310 Evaluation 0.01 MB
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 A graduate of the department is able to plan teaching processes.
2 A graduate of the department possesses the skill in organizing appropriate environments for English teaching.
3 A graduate of the department can evaluate materials and resources that are relevant to English teaching with a critical viewpoint.
4 A graduate of the department employs appropriate methods and techniques for English teaching.
5 A graduate of the department decides on the feasibility of software and other technological resources to be utilized in English teaching
6 A graduate of the department chooses the suitable learning strategies considering the personal traits of the students.
7 A graduate of the department develops writing, reading, speaking and listening skills of the students.
8 A graduate of the department uses measurement and assessment instruments in an effective way.
9 A graduate of the department generates solutions for the educational, social and economic problems of the society.
10 A graduate of the department questions to what degree s/he possesses the required qualifications of a teacher.
11 A graduate of the department follows the academic studies conducted in the field for his personal development.
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.
13 A graduate of the department indicates the ways of digging up information that are compulsory for life-long learning.
14 A graduate of the department generates foreign language tests.
15 A graduate of the department designs original activities promoting the use of English in the daily life.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 20
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
2. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
3. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 40
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 1 16
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Assignment 2 5 10
Performance Task (Application) 2 16 32
Final examination 1 2 2
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5