COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Area Elective * YIS   202 4 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.GÜLDEN TÜM1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.GÜLDEN TÜM1. Öğretim Grup:B
Doç.Dr.GÜLDEN TÜM2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
Developing an understanding of American Culture
Content
American Culture and History

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
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
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
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
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
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
X
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
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 An overview of American culure advance reading and research
2 An overview of American history advance reading and research
3 Social structure of American society advance reading and research
4 Pop art in American culture advance reading and research
5 Music in America advance reading and research
6 Media and movie industry in America advance reading and research
7 American educational system advance reading and research
8 Sports in American culture advance reading and research
9 midterm exam advance reading and research
10 Traditions and festivals in American culture advance reading and research
11 Iconic places in America advance reading and research
12 American government and its structure advance reading and research
13 American cusinery advance reading and research
14 American literature advance reading and research
15 American culture in coursebooks advance reading and research
16-17 final exam advance reading and research

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources