COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Corpus Literacy in Foreign Language Teaching * YIS   338 6 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
Doç.Dr.CEM CAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Introducing corpora to pre-service English language teachers before they start their career as a language teacher. Introducing how they can use corpora in language teaching with real life examples and doing practice together. Teaching students how to use corpora as an authentic material to develop language teaching materials doing practice together.
Content
Introducing corpus; teaching corpora types and use of them in language teaching; introducing some concordance programs used for analysing corpora; exploring register differences by the means of corpora; teaching students how corpora can be used to evaluate language teaching materials and doing some practice; teaching students how to use corpora to develop language teaching materials and doing practice.

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 Introducing content and lesson plan
2 Corpora and Types Readings
3 Use of Corpora in Foreign Language Teaching Readings
4 The Advantages of Using Corpora in Foreign Language Teaching Readings
5 Concordance Programs Used in Corpus Analysis and Their Use Readings
6 Concordance Analysis Practice Readings, finding and presenting concordance programs
7 Analysing Register Differences by means of Corpora Readings, finding examples of register differences
8 Mid-Term Exam Review
9 Material Evaluation by Using Corpora Data Readings, bringing language teaching materials to the class
10 Material Evaluation by Using Corpora Data Readings, bringing language teaching materials to the class
11 Using Corpora in Material Development Readings, finding some artificial language teaching materials examples
12 Some Tools to Develop Language Teaching Materials by Using Corpora Readings
13 Developing Language Teaching Materials by Using Corpora Data Readings, material adaptation
14 Presenting Lesson Plan Projects Informed by Corpora Data Preparing a project
15 Presenting Lesson Plan Projects Informed by Corpora Data Preparing a project
16-17 Term Exams Final Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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