ELT560 Contemporary Principles in English Language Teaching

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
ELT560 Contemporary Principles in English Language Teaching 3 0 6 Thursday 17:00-20:00
Prerequisite None It is a prerequisite to


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Course Objectives Presents recent findings from the research on English language teaching and to relate it to standards in teaching , prepare the context for the discussion of current research and theory in the teaching of English review the educational philosophy and teaching behaviors in light of its experience and different conditions of teaching , present the theory of research in modern principles of English language teaching and associate it with practice and available materials
Textbook Tammy S. Gregorson, Peter D. MacIntyre (2017). Innovative Practices in Language Teacher Education. Spanning the Spectrum from Intra to Inter-Personal Professional Development. Springer.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
    Teaching Methods Lecturing and class discussions with examples of different teaching theories. Active discussion sessions for engaged learning and continuous feedback on progress. Individual presentations.
    Week 1 Introduction/Intra Innovations 1-32
    Week 2 Idiodynamics: An Innovative Method 33-55
    Week 3 Shifting Relations: EFL Pre-service Teachers’ Sense 56-79
    Week 4 The Brain Studies Boom: Using Neuroscience 78-103
    Week 5 Teaching with Heart and Soul 104-125
    Week 6 Peace through Understanding 126-164
    Week 8 Jobs, Careers and Callings 165-186
    Week 9 Innovating Teacher Development 187-205
    Week 10 Becoming a Process Researcher of One’s Own 206-228
    Week 11 The Role of Teaching a Novel Language in an SLA 229-250
    Week 12 Asking Students to Teach 251 270
    Week 13 Students Presentations
    Week 14 Students Presentations
    Week 15 Summary of the Chapters / Final Exam Preparation
    Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
    Final Exam (research paper) 1 40 1,2,3,4,5
    Semester Evaluation Compenents
    Mid Term Exam 1 30 1,2,3,
    Term Project and Presentation 1 30 2,4,5
    ***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
     Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
    Lecture 3 15 45 In-Term Study 8 5 40
    Assignments 1 5 5 Final Exam 20 1 20
    Home Study 4 10 40 Home Study 4 10 40
            Total Workload Hours = 190
    *T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
    Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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