INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Education and Humanities
English Language and Literature PhD
2014-2015

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 623 Methodology of Training Language Teacher Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Non-area Elective 6 3 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Senad Bećirović, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nebojša Vasić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The aim of the course is to raise and consolidate participants\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' awareness of the principles and practice of teaching English to secondary school students and adult learners. By the end of the course we aim to build participants\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\' confidence of their own English language skills and to increase their knowledge and awareness of English language teaching and methodology. Above all, it is an essentially practical course designed to equip participants with the ideas and materials which they can use in the classroom once they return to their respective countries.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introductory class
  2. Research Problems, Variables, and Hypothesis
  3. Foundations of Educational Measurement
  4. Understanding Statistical Inferences
  5. Qualitative Research Designs
  6. Mixed-Method Designs
  7. Lesson Planning and Classroom Management
  8. MID-TERM EXAMS
  9. Classroom Dynamics
  10. Mixed-Level Teaching
  11. Syllabus Design and Instructional Materials
  12. The ELT Curriculum
  13. Assessment
  14. Technologies in the Classroom
  15. Systematization

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic
  1. Pearson Correlation Coefficients Using SPSS, Cross-tabulations and Chi-Square Statistics Using SPSS.
  2. Testing hypothesis in SPSS.
  3. Comparison of Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches
  4. Interaction Effects in a Mixed Design
  5. Types of Data, Reliability Analysis Screen in SPSS.

  1. What Can the World Wide Web Offer ESL Teachers?
  2. Individualized Teaching and Mentoring
  3. The Internet for English Teaching: Guidelines for Teachers
  4. Write down the methods you could found most effective in Experiential Learning.
  5. Video in the ELT Classroom: The Role of the Teacher
  6. Learner Autonomy English Proficiency Test: The Oral Component of a Primary School
  7. How Will Technology Enhance Teaching and Learning?
  8. Systematization

TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
Description
  • Lectures
  • Excersises
  • Presentation
Description (%)
Method Quantity Percentage (%)
Midterm Exam(s)120
Final Exam150
+Class participation120
Total: 90
Learning outcomes
  • Increased accuracy and range of English language
  • A resource bank of language for all classroom situations
  • Confidence using English in the classroom
  • Understanding of principles behind teaching younger learners
  • Practical classroom skills and resources
TEXTBOOK(S)
  • Richards, Jack C., Renandya Willy A. Methodology in Language Teaching: An Anthology of Current Practice. Cambridge University Press, 2002.
  • James H. McMillan, (2012). Educational Research: Fundamentals for the Consumer, 6th edition, Pearson.

ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
Final Examination(1 week) 0
Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
Preparation for Final Examination 0
Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
Seminar / Presentation 0
Total Workload: 0
ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0