English Language Teaching (Starting from 2018-2019 Academic Year)


General Information

The Department of English Language Teaching at Ufuk University was established in 2005. It has an undergraduate and graduate leading to a B.A. and M.A. degree, respectively. The academic staff consists of 2 professors, 4 assistant professors, and 4 research assistants.

Qualification Awarded

The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Bachelor of Arts in English Language Teaching.

Level of Qualification

Bachelor's Degree (First Cycle)

Admission Requirements

Students are accepted through the centrally administered entrance exam conducted by ÖSYM (Student Selection and Placement Center). General admission requirements apply for both Turkish students and students of other nationalities.

Arrangements for the Recognition of Prior Learning

At Ufuk University full-time students can be exempted from some courses within the framework  of the related by laws. If the content of the course previously taken in another institution is equivalent to the course offered at Ufuk University, then the student can be exempted from this course with the approval of the related faculty/graduate school after the evaluation of the course content.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

A student is required to successfully complete the designated list of courses and meet the requirement of a minimum of 240 ECTS credits. The student must have a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00 and no falling grades.

Profile of the Programme

The Department of English Language Teaching has been established to fulfil the need for qualified language teachers. Therefore, via its four year undergraduate program, it aims to train English teachers that are specialized in teaching in primary and secondary schools.

In order to enhance the language proficiency of the enrolled students to the desired level of competency, the first two semesters of the program will focus on English language skills. Moreover, the students will be trained in the fields of Language Teaching Methodology, English and American Literature, Linguistics, and Educational Sciences for them to become qualified language teachers in their field.

The undergraduate program is composed of a four year program plus a year of English preparatory school language education in case they are not successful in the English language proficiency exam. Students who are successful in the language proficiency exam can directly start their four year undergraduate program.

Key Learning Outcomes
KNOWLEDGE
Theoretical, Factual
- 1 evaluate the nature, source, correctness, reliability and validity of information
- 2 comprehend the methods related to the production of scientific knowledge
- 3 be aware of social and professional responsibilities
- 4 recognize himself/herself as an individual, to use their creative and strong sides
- 5 act in accordance with the ethics of democracy, human rights, society, science and the profession
- 6 use language learning strategies effectively
- 7 understand, interpret and evaluate different written texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 8 understand, interpret and evaluate different oral texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 9 communicate orally in different contexts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 10 produce different texts using writing processes effectively
- 11 comprehend the concepts related to language and the relationships between these concepts
- 12 comprehend and analyze the features, structure and mechanism of human language
- 14 comprehend and analyze the concepts and processes related to language learning
- 15 comprehend and analyze the concepts and processes related to language teaching
SKILLS
Cognitive, Practical
- 7 understand, interpret and evaluate different written texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 13 use English at an advanced level
- 14 comprehend and analyze the concepts and processes related to language learning
- 15 comprehend and analyze the concepts and processes related to language teaching
COMPETENCIES
Ability to work independently and take responsibility
- 6 use language learning strategies effectively
- 8 understand, interpret and evaluate different oral texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 9 communicate orally in different contexts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
Learning Competence
- 8 understand, interpret and evaluate different oral texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 9 communicate orally in different contexts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 11 comprehend the concepts related to language and the relationships between these concepts
- 12 comprehend and analyze the features, structure and mechanism of human language
Communication and Social Competence
- 2 comprehend the methods related to the production of scientific knowledge
- 3 be aware of social and professional responsibilities
- 4 recognize himself/herself as an individual, to use their creative and strong sides
- 6 use language learning strategies effectively
- 7 understand, interpret and evaluate different written texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 8 understand, interpret and evaluate different oral texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 9 communicate orally in different contexts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 10 produce different texts using writing processes effectively
- 11 comprehend the concepts related to language and the relationships between these concepts
- 13 use English at an advanced level
- 15 comprehend and analyze the concepts and processes related to language teaching
Field-based Competence
- 1 evaluate the nature, source, correctness, reliability and validity of information
- 2 comprehend the methods related to the production of scientific knowledge
- 6 use language learning strategies effectively
- 7 understand, interpret and evaluate different written texts that they may encounter in their daily and professional life
- 10 produce different texts using writing processes effectively
- 13 use English at an advanced level
- 14 comprehend and analyze the concepts and processes related to language learning
- 15 comprehend and analyze the concepts and processes related to language teaching
Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates of the four year program can work as English teachers in primary and secondary education as well as having the necessary training and qualification to work as lecturers in the preparatory schools of universities.

Access to Further Studies

The students graduating from this program may apply to graduate programs.

Courses - Term, Credit and ECTS Credit
- 1 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
1
Compulsory
ELTC 101
Reading Skills I
2
2
1
Compulsory
ELTC 103
Advanced Writing I
2
2
1
Compulsory
ELTC 105
Listening and Pronunciation I
2
2
1
Compulsory
ELTC 107
Oral Communication Skills I
2
2
1
Compulsory
GKZ 100
Atatürk's Principles and the History of Turkish Revolutions
2
3
1
Compulsory
GKZ 111
Second Foreign Language 1
2
3
1
Compulsory
GKZ 120
Turkish Language 1
3
5
1
Compulsory
GKZ 140
Information and Technologies
3
5
1
Compulsory
MBZ 100
Introduction to Education
2
3
1
Compulsory
MBZ 110
Psychological Counseling and Guidance
2
3
- 2 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
2
Compulsory
ELTC 102
Reading Skills 2
2
2
2
Compulsory
ELTC 104
Advanced Writing 2
2
3
2
Compulsory
ELTC 106
Listening and Pronuciation 2
2
3
2
Compulsory
ELTC 108
Oral Communication Skills II
2
3
2
Compulsory
ELTC 110
Structure of English
2
2
2
Compulsory
GKZ 110
Atatürk's Principles and the History of Turkish Revolutions
2
3
2
Compulsory
GKZ 112
Second Foreign Language 2
2
3
2
Compulsory
GKZ 130
Turkish Language 2
3
5
2
Compulsory
MBZ120
The Philosophy of Education
2
3
2
Compulsory
MBZ 140
Educational Psychology
2
3
- 3 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
3
Compulsory
ELTC 201
Learning and Teaching Approaches in English
2
3
3
Compulsory
ELTC 203
English Literature 1
2
4
3
Compulsory
ELTC 205
Linguistics 1
2
3
3
Compulsory
ELTC 207
Critical Reading and Writing
2
3
3
Compulsory
MBZ 130
Instructional Technologies
2
3
3
Compulsory
MBZ 200
Teaching Principles and Methodologies
2
3
- 4 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
4
Compulsory
ELTC 202
English Teaching Programs
2
3
4
Compulsory
ELTC 204
English Literature 2
2
4
4
Compulsory
ELTC 206
Linguistics 2
2
3
4
Compulsory
ELTC 208
Language Acquisition
2
3
4
Compulsory
MBZ 210
The History of Turkish Education
2
3
4
Compulsory
MBZ 220
Research Techniques in Education
2
3
- 5 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
5
Compulsory
ELTC 301
Teaching English to Young Learners I
3
5
5
Compulsory
ELTC 303
Teaching English Language Skills I
3
5
5
Compulsory
ELTC 305
Language andLiterature Teaching
2
3
5
Compulsory
MBZ 320
Ethics in Education
2
3
5
Compulsory
MBZ 330
Classroom Management
2
3
- 6 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
6
Compulsory
ELTC 302
Teaching English to Young Learners 2
3
5
6
Compulsory
ELTC 304
Teaching English Language Skills 2
3
5
6
Compulsory
ELTC 306
Language and Teaching Literature 2
2
3
6
Compulsory
MBZ 300
Turkish Educational System and School Management
2
3
6
Compulsory
MBZ 310
Testing and Evaluation in Education
2
3
- 7 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
7
Compulsory
ELTC 401
Course Content Development In English Language Teaching
3
3
7
Compulsory
ELTC 403
Translation
3
3
7
Compulsory
GKZ 200
Community Service
2
3
7
Compulsory
MBZ 400
Special Education and Inclusion
2
3
7
Compulsory
MBZ 401
Practicum
5
10
- 8 -
Semester Type Course Code Course Name Credits ECTS Credits
8
Compulsory
ELTC 402
Exam Preparation in English Language Teaching
3
4
8
Compulsory
MBZ 402
Practicum 2
5
15
8
Compulsory
MBZ 404
School Counselling
2
3
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

A variety ofassessment methods such as quizzes, mid-term(s), assignment(s), exercise(s), project(s), practice(s), and a final exam are implemented in the programme. Assessment methods may include classical test(s), multiple-choice test(s), homework(s), performance evaluation(s), and product evaluation(s). In order to graduate from the programme, cumulative GPA must be minimum 2.00. A course grade is constituted by evaluating the above stated elements and given by using letters. Letter grades and their associated coefficients are as follows;

Letter Grade

Coefficient

Letter Grade Range

(out of 100)

AA

4,00

90-100

BA

3,50

80-89

BB

3,00

70-79

CB

2,50

65-69

CC

2,00

60-64

DC

 1,50

55-59

DD

 1,00

50-54

FF

 0,00

0-49

For the letter grades that don't affect GPA;

S: Satisfactory,

U: Unsatisfactory,

EX: Excluded,

W: Withdrawal,

I: Incomplete,

Students who have received "FF", "FD", "NA"(non-Attendance) or "U" (Unsatistacfory) for non-credited courses must repeat it in the first semester the course is offered again. If a course has a prerequisite the ones who are not successful in the course with prerequisite cannot take that course.

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate from this undergraduate program, the students  are reguired;

To succeed in all of the courses listed in the curriculum of the program by getting the grade of at least DD/S with a minimum of 240 ECTS

To have a Cumulative Grade point Average of 2.00 out of 4.00

To complete their compulsory internship in a specified duration and quality.

Mode of Study

Full-time

Programme Director

Chair of the Department of English Language Teaching

Prof.Dr. Mehmet DEMİREZEN

Ufuk University,

Education Faculty, Foreign Language Education, Department of English Language Teaching

Dr. Rıdvan Ege Kampüsü, Kızılcaşar mah. 06830

İncek-Gölbaşı/Ankara

Courses – Key Learning Outcomes Relation Matrix
NQF-HETR/Program Competencies Matrix

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