COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Classroom Discourse in Action and Teacher Development * YIS   409 7 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
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Goals
This course examines the complex relationship between language, interaction and learning with a view to improving language teachers professional practice. The objectives of the course is to -focus on the main features of classroom discourse and analyse how it is typically structured; - look at the relevance of classroom discourse to teaching and learning; - evaluate different approaches to studying classroom discourse; -focus on the concept of classroom interactional competence.
Content
This course examines the complex relationship between language, interaction and learning with a view to improving language teachers professional practice. The objectives of the course is to -focus on the main features of classroom discourse and analyse how it is typically structured; - look at the relevance of classroom discourse to teaching and learning; - evaluate different approaches to studying classroom discourse; -focus on the concept of classroom interactional competence.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Students have knowledge on theory, practice and terminology in the area of learning and teaching English as a foreign language
2
Knowledge on the basic concept, theories and movement in the areas of linguistics, culture, literature, translation and communication.
3
Knowledge on learner variables such as age, level, learning styles and strategies and their impact on the process of learning and teaching English
4
Students have knowledge on qualitative and quantitative research methods in the area
5
Students can reconstruct knowledge by using pedagogical skills, and develop lesson plans, methods, materials, activities and assessment samples by taking learners´´ ages, levels and needs into account
6
Use information technologies effectively in the process of planning both learning and teaching by taking developmental characteristics and individual differences of learners into account
7
Analyze teaching materials with a critical perspective and adopt and develop these teaching materials
8
Evaluate the problems in the process of English language teaching and offer effective solutions to these problems
9
Use teaching methods and techniques in order to develop learners´´ critical and creative thinking skills, and problem solving skills
10
Evaluate the students´´ learning outcomes multi-directionally by using various methods
11
Students can take responsibility as an individual and as a member of a team to solve the problems in English language teaching and can develop pedagogical knowledge and skills in a continuous manner
12
Develop independent behavioral skills such as taking initiative and being creative in teaching practices
13
Students can recognize themselves as individuals and use their strengths and learn from their weaknesses
14
Use the ways to access information effectively
15
Use language learning strategies effectively
16
Students can use information and communication strategies in the area of English language teaching
17
Be aware of cultural factors at a national and international level which might be influential in English language teaching
18
Students can recognize the structure, purpose and function of the National Education System and act in accordance with the legislation, democratic, social, scientific and cultural values, and professional code of ethics
19
Communicate with the school administration, parents, colleagues and non-governmental organizations in order to develop individual, psychological, ethical, social and cultural skills of learners
20
Students can have professional self-confidence and grasp , internalize and implement social and cultural responsibilities as a teacher

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction: Nature of Classroom Interaction Related Readings
2 Classroom Discourse and Teaching Related Readings
3 Classroom Discourse and Learning Related Readings
4 Approaches to studying classroom discourse Related Readings
5 Approaches to studying classroom discourse Related Readings
6 Alternative approaches to studying classroom discourse Related Readings
7 Alternative approaches to studying classroom discourse Revision
8 Mid-Term Exam Related Readings
9 The SETT Framework Related Readings
10 Classroom discourse as reflective practice Related Readings
11 Classroom discourse as reflective practice Related Readings
12 Classroom interactional competence Related Readings
13 Classroom interactional competence Related Readings
14 Classroom Discourse: Looking back Related Readings
15 Classroom Discourse: Future Directions Related Readings
16-17 Term Exams Revision

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