DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: English Language Teacher Education

General Description

History

The department of English Language Education has offered Master Degree since 1995.

Qualification Awarded

English Language Teaching, Master's Degree

Level of Qualification

Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

Candidates for admission to the MA Program should
- Have a Bachelor's Degree or being in the last year / semester of the bachelor's degree,
- Have at least 55 points from the score type of the program he / she applied in the Academic Personnel and Graduate Education Entrance Examination (ALES) by OSYM.
-Have at least 50 points in one of the exams accepted by YÖK or equivalent score in one of equivalent international language exams or at least 55 points in the exam by the school of foreign languages of our university provided that the foreign language is the language of the program in foreign language programs.
In case the language of the program is the native language of the candidate, foreign language must be different.
Interview score will contain 60% of the written assessment score and 40% of the oral assessment score.
Interview Score = 60% Written Assessment Score + 40% Oral Assessment Score
Candidates with an interview score of 65 or above are considered successful. For these candidates, an evaluation score consists of ALES score, graduation score and interview score.
Evaluation Score =% 50 ALES +% 25 Graduation Score +% 25 Interview Score
Candidates are placed in the programs they apply according to their evaluation scores. Applicants who have the highest score will have the right to enroll in the programs which have free quota (Taking into account their priority choice they had made). Same amount of reserved candidates will be announced. Applicants who have the right to enroll must register between the dates announced. Free quotas will be used by the reserved candidates.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Successful students who have completed at least one semester in the graduate program of another institute within the university or another higher education institution may apply for a transfer in the announced dates if the quota is determined by the Board of Directors. The conditions for admission of the transfer are determined by the institute board.

Exemption requests of students for the courses taken at graduate program of another department/university with a successful grade are evaluated by the Administrative Board of the Institute by the recommendation of the head of the departments according to the provisions of Dokuz Eylül University Exemption and Adaptation Directives.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The program consists of a minimum of seven courses, a seminar course and a thesis study, but not less than 21 local credits. The program contains compulsory and elective courses. The student workload for a semester is 30 ECTS, the total workload required to complete the master's program with thesis is 120 ECTS.

In addition to midterm and final exams, learning activities such as reports, assignments, quizzes, seminar presentations and project studies can be used in the performance evaluation of the student during the semester. In order for the student to be successful in this course, this grade must be at least 75 out of 100 (at least 2.50 out of 4.00). Seminar, thesis work and specialization courses are evaluated as successful / unsuccessful.

Profile of the Programme

The aim of the programme is to provide basic knowledge and skills in the field of English language teaching by supporting the candidates to develop their skills for scientific approach in their fields.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Obtaining knowledge about language teaching methods,
2   Acquiring knowledge and skills on language teaching,
3   Acquiring ability to devekop professionally,
4   Developing the ability to follow, interpret scientific literature in educational sciences
5   Acquiring knowledge and skills on basic research methods in educational sciences
6   Acquiring knowledge and skills on verbal and written presentation of scientific data
7   Acquiring ability to use scientific methods in candidates profession
8   Students are equipped with English language teaching methods and SLA concepts and definitions.
9   They know how to generate the new knowledge in SLA and ELT and discuss the research methods related to them.
10   They adapt the language teaching programs, strategies, approaches and techniques to their own teaching conditions and make use of his/her existent knowledge of language testing and evaluation.
11   They know how to use all the sources including CALL and MALL.
12   They choose the best teaching strategies, approaches and techniques, considering the individual and developmental differences of students and the subject area.
13   They develop appropriate teaching materials, taking the students' needs into consideration.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

The related master's degree enables the graduate to practice the profession in the field of English teaching education.

Access to Further Studies

May apply to third cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

Academic Plan consists of 2 compulsory and 21 elective courses. There is a total of 21 elective courses included in the department elective courses pool; 11 courses in fall and 10 courses in the spring semester. The ratio of compulsory courses to elective courses in the curriculum is 6 / 154 ECTS.
T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 YDİ 5029 TEACHING THESIS WRITING AND RESEARCH TECHNIQUES I COMPULSORY 2 0 0 8
G 2 EBE 5039 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 17
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 EBE 5005 PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF INSTRUCTIONS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
G 2 YDİ 5005 FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING METHODS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 8
G 3 YDİ 5009 20 TH CENTURY ENGLISH NOVEL I ELECTIVE 2 0 0 8
G 4 YDİ 5011 MODERN AMERICAN NOVEL I ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
G 5 YDİ 5031 APPLIED LINGUISTIC I ELECTIVE 2 0 0 9
G 6 YDİ 5023 ENGLISH AS AN INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE I ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
G 7 YDİ 5025 APPROACHES TO DRAMA I ELECTIVE 2 0 0 8
G 8 YDİ 5027 SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
G 9 YDİ 5019 APPROACHES IN THE TEACHING OF LITERATURE AND CULTURE I ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 YDİ 5028 TEACHING THESIS WRITING AND RESEARCH TECHNIQUES II COMPULSORY 2 0 0 8
B 2 YDİ 5096 SEMINAR COMPULSORY 0 2 0 3
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 19
TOTAL:   30
 
2 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 YDİ 5002 DISCOURSE ANALYSIS ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
B 2 YDİ 5004 MODERN APPROACHES IN TEACHING ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
B 3 YDİ 5012 MODERN AMERICAN NOVEL II ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
B 4 YDİ 5016 APPLIED LINGUISTIC II ELECTIVE 2 0 0 8
B 5 YDİ 5030 20TH CENTURY ENGLISH NOVEL II ELECTIVE 2 0 0 6
B 6 YDİ 5020 PSYCHOLINGUISTIC ISSUES IN SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION ELECTIVE 2 0 0 8
B 7 YDİ 5024 ENGLISH AS AN INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE II ELECTIVE 2 0 0 8
B 8 YDİ 5026 APPROACHES TO DRAMA II ELECTIVE 2 0 0 8
B 9 YDİ 5000 TEACHING CRITICAL READING ELECTIVE 2 0 0 6
B 10 YDİ 5018 APPROACHES IN THE TEACHING OF LITERATURE AND CULTURE II ELECTIVE 2 0 0 7
 
3.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 YDİ 5199 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 
4.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 YDİ 5199 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Graduation Requirements

The programme consists of a minimum of seven courses, one seminar course, and a thesis study, with a minimum of 21 local credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme are 120 ECTS.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Dokuz Eylul University, Graduate School of Educational Sciences, English Language Education, 35150, Buca-Izmir-Turkey
Web Page: http://ebe.deu.edu.tr/ lang=1&menu_id=5
Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. Leyla Harputlu
leyla.harputlu@deu.edu.tr
AKTS/DS Coordinator:
Assoc. Prof. Feryal Cubukcu
fcubukcu@deu.edu.tr