• Türkçe
  • English
Course Code: 
Eden 408
Course Type: 
Area Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to introduce students the use of literature in language teaching; poetry and play selected from works of English and American literature.
Course Content: 

The course aims to familiarize the students with the use of literary texts as language teaching materials in the language classroom.  The course participants will be provided with theoretical and pedagogical knowledge and skills as well as ideas and examples of various language-based activities and techniques to examine and exploit literary texts 1) To help students to understand literature so that they can describe, interpret and 

Course Methodology: 
Teaching Methods: 1: Lecture, 2: Discussion, 3: Simulation, 4: Demonstration, 5: Problem solving, 6: Group work, 7: Drama, 8: Micro teaching
Course Evaluation Methods: 
Assessment Methods: A: Exam, B: Multiple choice, C: Gap filling, D: True false, E: Oral exam, F: Portfolio

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes Program learning outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1- Students will be aware of the ways in which literary texts can be analysed (plot, characterisation, thematic analysis) 2, 3, 6, 8 1,6,7,8 A,F, G
2- Students will be able to develop the ability to judge the value of materials and activities in relation to purpose and text 2, 3, 6, 8 1,6,7,8 A,F,G
3- Students will be able to utilize the necessary techniques to design lesson plans for microteaching 2, 3, 6, 8 1,6,7,8 A,F,G
4- Students will be able to plan and prepare effective lessons based on literary texts 2, 3, 6, 8 1,6,7,8 A,F,G

 

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The use of literary texts in language teaching textbook
2 The use of poems in language teaching textbook
3 Presentation of poem lesson plans and activities  
4 Presentation of poem lesson plans and activities  
5 Presentation of poem lesson plans and activities  
6 Presentation of poem lesson plans and activities  
7 Presentation of poem lesson plans and activities  
8 Ara sınav  
9 Discussion of the selected play textbook
10 Presentation of lesson plans and activities  
11 Presentation of lesson plans and activities  
12 Presentation of lesson plans and activities  
13 Presentation of lesson plans and activities  
14 Presentation of lesson plans and activities

final

 

 

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook Collie, J., Slater, S. (2007). Literature in the language classroom. Cambridge: CUP. 

Additional Resources Lazar, G. (1993). Literature and language teaching. Cambridge: CUP.

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Powerpoint slides

Previous lesson plans

Assignments Lesson plans

 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Midterm 1 25
Mikro teaching 2 35
Final exam 4 40
Total   100
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE   40
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE   60
Total   100

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5  
1  To have a command of the concepts about education and the structure and operation of the Turkish education system.     X      
2  To benefit from the developmental and learning psychology approaches in providing educational development and in knowing the basic domains of educational sciences.         X  
3  To be able to evaluate and implement the scientific methods in the field of English language education and teaching.         X  
4  To be able to select, evaluate and implement the efficiency of ready-made course materials according to students’ age, language and proficiency level, interests, and learning characteristics.   X        
5  To be able to use information and communication technologies efficiently in English education and teaching.         X  
6  To recognize the literary texts such as short story, poem, and novel in English and to be able to use them in teaching language skills.         X  
7  To understand the properties and structure of human language and to be able to use them in language teaching. X          
8  To be able to develop original materials in order to enhance language skills.         X  
9 To be aware of language learning properties of different age groups and to be able to use language teaching methods in line with these properties.     X      
10 To know and to apply the basic theories, principles and methods about teaching English as a foreign language.   X        
11 To be able to use English at the levels of reaching information, sharing it orally and written form and in production.       X    
12 To grasp and to apply the social, cultural and societal responsibilities.     X      
13 To prepare a lesson plan taking the students’ needs, language proficiencies, age, intelligence types and learning styles into account and by using the proper instructional technology.     X      
14 To be able to organize and apply activities aimed at enabling students to use English grammar and vocabulary effectively.       X    
15 To be able to organize and apply activities that will develop the students’ reading, speaking, writing and listening skills in English.     X      
16 To be able to evaluate measurement and evaluation tools and English instruction methods in terms of usefulness, validity and reliability.     X      
17 To know the scientific research methods necessary for his/her  personal and academic development and to have the ability to apply them in the school context.   X        
18 To know the theoretical and applied linguistics concepts and to use language teaching methods in the light of these theories and concepts.   X        
19 To develop writing, listening, reading and speaking skills in English       X    

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: x Total course hours) 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 1 14
Midterm 1 5 5
Micro teaching 1 4 5
Final exam 1 5 5
Total Work Load     75
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     3
ECTS Credit of the Course 16 3 3