COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Professional Development * YDI   416 8 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
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Prof.Dr.ZUHAL OKAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.ZUHAL OKAN1. Öğretim Grup:B
Prof.Dr.ZUHAL OKAN1. Öğretim Grup:C
Doç.Dr.HASAN BEDİR1. Öğretim Grup:D
Prof.Dr.ZUHAL OKAN1. Öğretim Grup:E
 
Assistants
Goals
To provide students with a survey of current approaches to professional development for language teachers. To familiarize students with basic methods and strategies of professional development.
Content
Characteristics of professional development in education; Issues in personal and professional Development; detailed information on professional development methods and strategies and suggestions

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Students have knowledge on theory, practice and terminology in the area of learning and teaching English as a foreign language
X
2
Knowledge on the basic concept, theories and movement in the areas of linguistics, culture, literature, translation and communication.
X
3
Knowledge on learner variables such as age, level, learning styles and strategies and their impact on the process of learning and teaching English
X
4
Students have knowledge on qualitative and quantitative research methods in the area
X
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
X
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
X
7
Analyze teaching materials with a critical perspective and adopt and develop these teaching materials
X
8
Evaluate the problems in the process of English language teaching and offer effective solutions to these problems
X
9
Use teaching methods and techniques in order to develop learners´´ critical and creative thinking skills, and problem solving skills
X
10
Evaluate the students´´ learning outcomes multi-directionally by using various methods
X
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
X
12
Develop independent behavioral skills such as taking initiative and being creative in teaching practices
X
13
Students can recognize themselves as individuals and use their strengths and learn from their weaknesses
X
14
Use the ways to access information effectively
X
15
Use language learning strategies effectively
X
16
Students can use information and communication strategies in the area of English language teaching
X
17
Be aware of cultural factors at a national and international level which might be influential in English language teaching
X
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
X
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
X
20
Students can have professional self-confidence and grasp , internalize and implement social and cultural responsibilities as a teacher
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Presentation of the course content and objectives, presentation of the lesson plan Readings about the topic
2 Concept of professional development, importance, types and other related concepts Readings about the topic
3 Issues in Personal and Professional Development Readings about the topic
4 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Workshop Readings about the topic
5 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Self monitoring Readings about the topic
6 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Teacher Support Groups Readings about the topic
7 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Keeping Journal Readings about the topic
8 Mid-Term Exam Readings about the topic
9 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Peer Observation Readings about the topic
10 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Portfolio Readings about the topic
11 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Case Analysis Readings about the topic
12 Professional Development Methods and Strategies Readings about the topic
13 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Team Coaching Readings about the topic
14 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Action Research Readings about the topic
15 Professional Development Methods and Strategies: Action Research Readings about the topic
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources