COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Psycholinguistics * YDI   403 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
Course Coordinator
Instructors
Doç.Dr.CEM CAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.CEM CAN1. Öğretim Grup:B
Prof.Dr.ZUHAL OKAN1. Öğretim Grup:C
Prof.Dr.ZUHAL OKAN1. Öğretim Grup:D
Prof.Dr.HATİCE SOFU1. Öğretim Grup:E
Doç.Dr.CEM CAN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of the course is to give students a general insight into the process of linguistic activity; i.e, mental mechanisms involved in language perception and production, which in the long run, is hoped to be reflected into their teaching performances
Content
The course focuses on the relationship between the language and brain. the processes we go through when we speak, listen and read the language are examined and relevant imlication to ELT are drawn.

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 Introduction to Psycholinguistics reading, discussion
2 Language Speech and Communication reading about the topic
3 Animal communication reading about the topic
4 Language and Brain reading about the topic
5 Knowing a word reading about the topic
6 Lexical storage and lexical Access reading about the topic
7 An Information processing approach reading about the topic
8 midterm review
9 Writing systems reading about the topic
10 Decoding in reading reading about the topic
11 Issues in listening reading about the topic
12 Long term memory and Schema Theory reading about the topic
13 Characteristics of speech reading about the topic
14 Exceptional circumstances (language disorders) reading about the topic
15 review review
16-17 review review

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources