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Ders Kodu Yarıyıl T+U Saat Kredi AKTS
COURSEBOOK EVALUATION IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING ELT 003 0 2 + 0 2 4
Ön Koşul Dersleri

This course does not require any prerequisite course.

Önerilen Seçmeli Dersler

None.

Dersin Dili Türkçe
Dersin Seviyesi Lisans
Dersin Türü SECMELI
Dersin Koordinatörü Arş.Gör. GİZEM AKÇOR
Dersi Verenler Arş.Gör. GİZEM AKÇOR
Dersin Yardımcıları
Dersin Kategorisi Alanına Uygun Öğretim
Dersin Amacı

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to;

    -Identify and discuss the role of coursebooks in ELT

    -State and apply approaches to evaluation: External, Internal, and Overall Evaluation

    -Analyze, evaluate, and select coursebooks

    -Evaluate materials for ELT

    -Get familiar with and apply guidelines for evaluation

    -Specify the aims and analyze the learning/teaching situation and needs

    -Evaluate the make-up of the coursebook package and the organization of coursebooks

    -Evaluate the language content of coursebooks

    -Evaluate the four skills in coursebooks

    -Decide on a checklist

    -Evaluate teachers’ books and teaching aids

    -Present an overall evaluation of a coursebook

Dersin İçeriği

This course focuses on the evaluation and selection of coursebooks that will be most suitable for English as a second or foreign language purposes. Accordingly, this course is primarily designed to enable prospective teachers of English to learn the criteria they should take into consideration when choosing a coursebook, to do their own evaluation and selection of the materials.  The present course, therefore, aims to provide the underlying principles and guidelines regarding the evaluation criteria as well. Students will be provided with many opportunities to bridge the theory and practice through contemporary coursebook evaluation sessions where they will experience the evaluation and selection of coursebooks suitable for different contexts, age groups, and language levels over these criteria. Inspection of the course books from the physical, educational, visual design, and language expression features and standards that should be in the course book; the appropriateness of the content of textbooks, the content of some existing textbooks, language, suitability to student level, format, appeal, contribution to meaningful learning, ease of use in teaching, etc. will be dealt as well.

 

Dersin Öğrenme Çıktıları Öğretim Yöntemleri Ölçme Yöntemleri
1 - Students will be able to identify and discuss the role of coursebooks in ELT 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 12 - A - C - F -
2 - Students will be able to state and apply approaches to coursebook evaluation 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 12 - 14 - 15 - A - C - F -
3 - Students will be able to analyze, evaluate, and select coursebooks and materials for ELT 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 12 - 14 - 15 - A - C - F -
4 - Students will be able to get familiar with and apply guidelines for evaluation and decide on a checklist 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 12 - 14 - 15 - A - C - F -
5 - Students will be able to specify the aims and analyze the learning/teaching situation and needs 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 12 - 14 - 15 - A - C - F -
6 - Students will be able to evaluate the make-up of the coursebook package and the organization, language content, and four skills of coursebooks 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 8 - 10 - 12 - 14 - 15 - A - C - F -
Öğretim Yöntemleri: 1:Lecture 2:Question-Answer 3:Discussion 4:Drilland Practice 8:Group Study 10:Brain Storming 12:Case Study 14:Self Study 15:Problem Solving
Ölçme Yöntemleri: A:Testing C:Homework F:Performance Task

Ders Akışı

Hafta Konular ÖnHazırlık
1 Introduction to the course & Going over the course syllabus
2 The role of coursebooks in ELT Approaches to evaluation: External, Internal, and Overall Evaluation
3 Analysing and evaluating coursebooks: Selecting coursebooks, uses of coursebooks, what the coursebooks claim ; Materials evaluation; Guidelines for evaluation
4 Specifying the aims and analysing the learning/teaching situation and needs; The coursebook package: The make-up of the coursebook package and the organization of coursebooks
5 Selection: The syllabus base; Grading: Sequencing and staging
6 Evaluation of the language content & A case study
7 Evaluation of the four skills & A Case study
8 Evaluation of the four skills cont. & A Case study
9 Midterm Exams
10 Deciding on a checklist Evaluation of teachers’ book and teaching aids
11 Case study: Evaluation of coursebooks
12 Student Presentations: Evaluation of a coursebook
13 Student Presentations: Evaluation of a coursebook
14 Student Presentations: Evaluation of a coursebook

Kaynaklar

Ders Notu

Selected articles, book chapters, and books compiled by the instructor of the course. 

Ders Kaynakları

Cunningsworth, A. (1995). Choosing your coursebook. Oxford: Macmillan Heinemann. 

McDonough, J., Shaw, C., & Masuhara, H. (2013). Materials and methods in ELT: A teacher’s guide. West Sussex: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Tomlinson, B. (Ed.). (2011). Materials development in language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 

 


Döküman Paylaşımı


Dersin Program Çıktılarına Katkısı

No Program Öğrenme Çıktıları KatkıDüzeyi
1 2 3 4 5
1 Explains the necessary theoretical, methodological and factual knowledge about foreign language (English) education and teaching profession and uses them to produce solution(s) to educational problems. X
2 Uses language skills (reading, speaking, writing, listening skills) at a level that can communicate effectively by analyzing written and oral texts produced in foreign language (English) and mother tongue (Turkish) with a critical approach. X
3 As a foreign language teacher, knows the legislation concerning the duties, rights and responsibilities and behaves in compliance with the legislation. X
4 Uses the scientific methods and technologies required to follow the innovations in the field of foreign language teaching, to develop original activities and to find solution(s) to possible problems. X
5 Plans the language learning process taking into account the diverse characteristics and life experiences of learners and organizes the appropriate environments and carry out the process effectively. X
6 Analyzes and evaluates foreign language teaching programs in their own context by choosing appropriate approaches. X
7 Prepares and implements appropriate assessment and evaluation tools for foreign language teaching and development of students. X
8 Effectively uses intercultural communication skills in the process of foreign language (English) teaching and with his/her attitudes and behaviours becomes a role model for the students. X
9 Actively uses the skills of learning to learn, self-regulation, lifelong learning, critical and creative thinking and redounds these skills to his/her students. Knows and applies the ways of establishing effective communication and cooperation with stakeholder institutions and organizations as a foreign language teacher. X
10 Knows and applies the ways of establishing effective communication and cooperation with stakeholder institutions and organizations as a foreign language teacher. X
11 At the end of the process of foreign language (English) education, prepares his/her students as individuals who can use foreign language as an effective communication medium in everyday life. X
12 Knows the structure of the language to be taught, the rules and the various contexts in which it can be used, and uses the target language appropriately and compares it to other languages he/she has learned. X

Değerlendirme Sistemi

YARIYIL İÇİ ÇALIŞMALARI SIRA KATKI YÜZDESİ
AraSinav 1 35
PerformansGoreviUygulama 1 30
Odev 1 20
KisaSinav 1 15
Toplam 100
Yıliçinin Başarıya Oranı 50
Finalin Başarıya Oranı 50
Toplam 100

AKTS - İş Yükü

Etkinlik Sayısı Süresi(Saat) Toplam İş yükü(Saat)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 1 2 2
Oral Examination 0 0 0
Performance Task (Application) 1 2 2
Final examination 1 3 3
Toplam İş Yükü 92
Toplam İş Yükü /25(s) 3.68
Dersin AKTS Kredisi 3.68
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