DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: French Language Teacher Education

General Description

History

The department of French Language Education has offered Master Degree since 1990.

Qualification Awarded

French Language Teacher Education, 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 program is designed to promote personal and professional growth for both education and French language. The language of instruction is French.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Has an accumulation of knowledge on an expert-level in the field of French language teaching.
2   Uses and applies the expert-level knowledge acquired in the field of French language teaching.
3   Through researches, contributes to the accumulation of knowledge in the field of French language teaching.
4   Has knowledge about other disciplines related to the field of French language teaching.
5   Offers solutions to the problems requiring expertise in the field of French language teaching, by using quantitative and qualitative research methods.
6   Gets actively involved in team works to do scientific researches in the field of French language teaching; does their share of task, is open to collaboration and takes the lead when needed.
7   Adopts the lifelong learning strategies and uses them while performing their studies.
8   Can use the measurement and evaluation instruments and methods in foreign language teaching.
9   Have social, scientific and ethical values during the stages of data collection about the subject, data interpretation and implementation.
10   Can use their mother tongue in the most accurate and efficient way; can introduce the similarities and differences between their mother tongue and the foreign language; can interpret, evaluate and use them during the teaching process.
11   Can organize activities with the awareness of social responsibility for the social environment in which they live; can make and apply projects.
12   Can use a second foreign language at an intermediate (B1) level.
13   Can improve themselves keeping track of the scientific, technological, social and cultural developments in their own country and in the world as the one having internalized the importance of lifelong learning.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

The graduates of French Language Education enjoy productive careers in public and private schools run by the Ministry of National Education as teachers and work in these institutions as language teachers, researchers and senior advisers and in many other areas of the public service as civil servants. In addition, students may work in the language related areas of the private sector.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates who successfully completed the Masters Degree and pass the proficiency test other than French may apply to doctorate (third cycle) programmes in the same or in related disciplines.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

Academic Plan consists of 2 compulsory and 13 elective courses. There is a total of 13 elective courses included in the department elective courses pool; 7 courses in fall and 6 courses in the spring semester. The ratio of compulsory courses to elective courses in the curriculum is 6 / 91 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 YDF 5023 DEVELOPMENT OF FRENCH TEACHING METHODS I COMPULSORY 3 0 0 9
G 2 EBE 5039 SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH METHODS AND PUBLICATION ETHICS COMPULSORY 3 0 0 5
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 16
TOTAL:   30
 
1 .Semester Elective:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 EBE 5003 STATISTICAL METHODS AND APPLICATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
G 2 YDF 5001 APPLIED LINGUISTICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
G 3 YDF 5027 TRANSLATION IN FOREIGN LANGUAGE TEACHING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
G 4 YDF 5025 LINGUISTICS AND MORPHOLOGY TEACHING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
G 5 YDF 5011 LEXICOLOGY AND TEACHING FRENCH ELECTIVE 3 0 0 8
 
2 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
B 1 YDF 5020 DEVELOPMENT OF FRENCH TEACHING METHODS II COMPULSORY 3 0 0 8
B 2 YDF 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 EBE 5002 TEST DEVELOPMENT TECHNIQUES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
B 2 YDF 5006 ANALYSIS OF LITERARY TEXTS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
B 3 YDF 5026 PROBLEM OF FRENCH SYNTAX ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
B 4 YDF 5024 GENERAL SEMIOTICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
B 5 YDF 5022 LINGUISTICS AND GRAMMAR TEACHING: SYNTAX ELECTIVE 3 0 0 7
 
3.Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
G 1 YDF 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 YDF 5199 THESIS COMPULSORY 0 0 0 30
TOTAL:   30
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Students must attend classes, practices and examinations. In order for students to qualify for midterms they should attend 70% of the theoretical classes and 80% of the application/lab classes.
For almost all required and elective courses there are two written examinations: One midterm examination (given during each semester and dates of which are announced by the Department in the first month of the semester) and one final exam. The instructor announces the weekly course content, the course book and how students will be evaluated and the dates of the exams to the students and the Institute at the beginning of the semester. The instructor evaluates the students depending on their midterm and final grades, attendance, their additional work such as projects, presentations and assignments.
A make up exam is offered for graduate classes. Upon the approval of the Institute Board students can take the exam from the lessons that they have already passed in order to increase their GPA.
To be able to pass a lesson a graduate student must have minimum CB.
See the DEU Graduate School Regulations for more information.
http://www.deu.edu.tr/DEUWeb/Icerik/Icerik.php KOD=13260

Graduation Requirements

The programme consists of a minimum of seven courses delivered within the graduate programme of the department and in related fields, one seminar course, and thesis, with a minimum of 21 local credits. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 120 ECTS. Graduation requirements in detail are explained in the section Qualification Requirements and Regulations.

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

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Dokuz Eylul University, Graduate School of Educational Sciences, French Language Education, 35150, Buca-Izmir-Turkey
Web Page: http://ebe.deu.edu.tr/
Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. V. Doğan Günay
dogan.gunay@deu.edu.tr
AKTS/DS Coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Ufuk Semercioğlu
ufuk.soglu@deu.edu.tr