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Undergraduate and Graduate Programs 2021-2022


ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING

Necmi Ak┼čit, Ph.D., Chair

Academic Staff
Courses

Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

The M.A. TEFL Program is designed for practicing and aspiring teachers of English with a scholarly mindset. It aims to establish a theoretical and practical understanding of linguistic, pedagogical, and educational foundations. It also intends to develop essential skills to conduct research for exploring issues, and expanding knowledge in the field. To these ends, the program offers a rigorous, challenging curriculum, providing a broad range of coursework, blending theoretical and practical pathways guided by the latest research based insights.

CURRICULUM

Courses

Code Course Name Hours Credit ECTS
Credit
Lec. Other
GE 500  Research Methods and Academic Publication Ethics      -  1
GE 590  Academic Practices      -  12
TEFL 531  Research Methods in Linguistics I  3    3  5
TEFL 532  Research Methods in Linguistics II  3    3  5
TEFL 550  Thesis Seminar  2    -  2
TEFL 554  Thesis Writing  3    -  55
TEFL 555  Written Academic Discourse  3    3  5
  Restricted Elective I      3  -
  Restricted Electives II (6)      18  -

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES I

Code Course Name Hours Credit ECTS
Credit
Lec. Other
AMER 304  Film Studies in American Culture Since 1960  3    4  6.5
AMER 343  American Theater  3    3  5
AMER 374  American Poetry  3    3  5
CI 504  Contemporary Issues in Curriculum Development and Evaluation  3    3  5
CI 513  Statistics  3    3  5
CI 514  Curriculum Development and Evaluation  3    3  5
CI 515  Trends and Issues in Instruction and Assessment  3    3  5
CI 541  Motivation in the Classroom  3    3  5
ELIT 392  Literary Theory  3    3  5
ELIT 421  Literature and Modernity  3    3  5
ETE 504  Literature for Young Learners  3    3  5
TEFL 506  Sociolinguistics  3    3  5
TEFL 556  Seminar in TEFL  3    3  5

RESTRICTED ELECTIVES II

Code Course Name Hours Credit ECTS
Credit
Lec. Other
CI 503  Educational Leadership and School Development  3    3  5
CI 508  Assessing Student Learning and Progress  3    3  5
CI 511  Curriculum in an International Context  3    3  5
CI 517  Learning Theories and Practice  3    3  5
CI 518  Science of Learning  3    3  5
CI 542  Principles of Instructional Design  3    3  5
CI 606  Qualitative Research Methods  3    3  5
CI 608  Current Trends and Issues in Educational Technology  3    3  5
ENG 312  Introduction to Creative Writing  3    3  5
PHIL 521  History of Political and Educational Philosophy  3    3  5
TEFL 501  Second Language Acquisition  3    3  5
TEFL 503  Linguistics: the Nature of Language  3    3  5
TEFL 510  Language Testing  3    3  5
TEFL 512  Issues in ESP  3    3  5
TEFL 521  EFL Methodology I  3    3  5
TEFL 524  EFL Methodology II  3    3  5
TEFL 528  Curriculum Development and Evaluation  3    3  5
TEFL 530  Materials Development  3    3  5
TEFL 551  Research Seminar I  3    3  5
TEFL 603  Instructional Supervision  3    3  5


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