First Cycle Programmes    (Bachelor's Degree)
Bachelor - Ataturk Faculty of Education - French Language Teaching
General Description  |  Key Learning Outcomes  |  Course Structure Diagram with Credits
General Description ^
History
The "Department of French Language Teaching" was founded as a part of the "Foreign Language Teaching Department" at Atatürk Education Faculty". The teaching staff trainee teachers of the both language schools "Istanbul Atatürk Yüksek Öğretmen Okulu" (4 years) and "Moda Yabancı Diller Yüksek Okulu"(3 years) unite in "Fransız Dili ve Eğitimi Anabilim Dalı". Later the department was supported by academic staff, and the trainee teachers with ÖSYS were accepted. Since 1995 the department was named "Fransız Dili Eğitimi Bölümü" and after 1998 it was renamed "Fransız Dili Eğitimi Anabilim Dalı". Atatürk Education Faculty is one of the oldest teachertraining institutions in Turkey. As a result of drawing from its distinguished past, and by means of continuous improvement and expansion, the Faculty has succeeded in becoming a leading school of its kind and one of Turkey’s most important sources of new teachers. With nearly 8,000 students and around 220 teaching faculty members, the Faculty is located on the Goztepe Campus, which is itself spread over a 15 acre site on the Anatolian side of Istanbul. The Faculty is home to a complex of buildings containing approximately 100 classrooms.
Qualification Awarded
teacher in preschools, primary schools and upper-secondary schools (high schools)
Specific Admission Requirements
Students who participate in YGS, LYS5 or MÜYÖS and have succeed can register at university. Afterwards a placement test under the students is made. According to exam results the students with insufficient language skills participate at French language preparation school. Whom who are sucessfull begin with the first semester at the Department of French Language Instruction.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Formal education according to the legislation of higher education. Students who participate in YGS, LYS5 or MÜYÖS and have succeed can register at university. Afterwards a placement test under the students is made.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Theoretical and practical studies will be completed successfully
Profile of The Programme
The curriculum of the French Language Teaching Department is designed to help students acquire theoretical and practical knowledge relevant to foreign language teaching and gain critical thinking skills during the four-year undergraduate programme. Along with the undergraduate programme, Master’s and doctoral programmes are also available. Students who succeed in all of the courses in the programme and whose GPAs are 80 at minimum level can apply for those graduate programmes. The curriculum of the GLT Department has courses which cover field knowledge, general culture and pedagogical knowledge. The duration of education in the department is four years and the courses in the programme are instructed both at theoretical and practical levels and dimensions. Course language of the program is French
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates of French Language Teaching Department can work as a german teacher in all primary and secondary schools in which French is taught as first or second language. They can work in several fields or private sector which has commercial cooperation with France. They can work in various areas of tourism as well as in media and communication orientated institutions.
Access to Further Studies
Apart from the BA undergraduate programme, related MA and doctoral programmes have been organised and directed by the Institute of Educational Sciences. Transition to graduate: Undergraduate academic degree, ALES, Science Exam and interview Transition to Ph.D: Master's degree, ALES, UDS, Science Exam and interview.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The Licence Program includes 4 years and each semester must be 30 ECTS achieved. There are two exams in a semester : midterm exam and final exam. The assessment based on the principle of 40% for the intermediate examination and 60% for the final exam. Theacher candidats participate also with their presentation in classroom.
Graduation Requirements
In the licence program, there are 8 semestres. Theacher candidat have to pass all the courses of eight-term program with the grade point average 2 out of 4 (GANO). So they have to pass all exams in eight-term program, in other term, in fort years.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of Program: Prof. Dr. Murat DEMİRKAN Marmara University, Atatürk Faculty of Education, Department of French Language Teaching. Göztepe Campus 34722 Kadiköy - İstanbul/Turkey. email: demirkan2002@gmail.com; Tel : +90 216 3459090-113. French Language Department Coordinator: Assis.Prof. Yaprak Türkan YÜCELSİN-TAŞ email: tyucelsin@marmara.edu.tr; Tel. +90 216 3459090-130 Web-addres: http://aef.marmara.edu.tr
Facilities
The main campus of Atatürk Education Faculty is located in a central location on the Anatolian side of Istanbul, one of the most important metropolitan cities in the world. Thus, compared to the students of other universities of Turkey, our students have the great advantage of getting much easier access to all kinds of social, cultural, educational and sporting activities. These opportunities enhance our students’ cognitive, affective and psycho-motor development. Our students can attend several universities in French at the undergraduate and graduate levels as well because of the agreements that our university has related to the ERASMUS programme: Rouen University, Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 University, Jules Picardie University, Franche-Compté University, Paris Ouest Nanterre University
Key Learning Outcomes ^
1 Educating and training teachers to be well equipped for the current time individually, professionally and socially
2 To equip student teachers with the language skills relevant to the Common European Framework C1 level
3 To equip student teachers with effective communication skills, as well as empathy and sensitivity to intra-cultural and inter-cultural literature, anthropological, and social issues
4 To equip student teachers with knowledge about the country and the culture of the target language
5 To equip student teachers with an analytical, critical and scientific approaches in learning.
6 To equip student teachers with basic learning skills which are not based on memorization, but rather on reasoning, investigative skills and understanding connections between different concepts
7 To equip student teachers with basic skills to establish connections between different disciplines
8 To equip student teachers with the concepts and methods of foreign language teaching and with the practical skills to apply their knowledge in a variety of contexts such as written texts and discourses
9 To equip student teachers with basic skills to investigate the native language and the foreign language in terms of grammatical and linguistic structures; and to utilize the similarities and the differences in foreign language teaching
10 To equip student teachers with basic skills to acquire the concepts and methods related to Foreign Language Teaching and to apply them on various texts
11 To equip student teachers with the necessary skills to prepare appropriate learning environments for their prospective students, taking into consideration their individual learning differences, and in order to manage classes effectively
12 To equip student teachers with necessary skills to be able to follow educational technologies, to be able to use them in the classroom and to adapt them to teaching
13 To equip student teachers with information regarding national and international educational systems and to be able to compare related educational systems
Course Structure Diagram with Credits ^
T : Theoretical P: Practice
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EGT101 Introduction to Educational Sciences Compulsory 3 0 5
2 TTO121 Turkish I: Writing Expression Compulsory 2 0 2
3 YDFO103 Reading Skills I Compulsory 3 0 5
4 YDFO105 Writing Skills I Compulsory 3 0 5
5 YDFO107 Oral Communication Skills I Compulsory 3 0 5
6 YDFO109 French Phonology and Punctuation Compulsory 3 0 3
7 YDFO111 French Grammar I Compulsory 3 0 5
Total 20 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EGT102 Educational Psychology Compulsory 3 0 5
2 ISB204 Anthropology Compulsory 2 0 3
3 TTO122 Turkish II: Oral Expression Compulsory 2 0 2
4 YDFO104 Reading Skills II Compulsory 3 0 5
5 YDFO106 Writing Skills II Compulsory 3 0 5
6 YDFO108 Oral Communication Skills II Compulsory 3 0 5
7 YDFO112 French Grammar II Compulsory 3 0 5
Total 19 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EGT201 Principles and Methods of Teaching Compulsory 3 0 5
2 EGT306 History of Turkish Education Compulsory 2 0 3
3 YDFO201 French Literature I Compulsory 3 0 4
4 YDFO203 Introduction to Linguistics I Compulsory 3 0 4
5 YDFO205 Approaches to French Lang. Teach. I Compulsory 2 0 4
6 YDFO209 Advanced Reading and Writing Skills I Compulsory 3 0 5
7 YDFO211 French Grammar III Compulsory 3 0 5
Total 19 0 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EGT202 Teaching Technologies and Material Design Compulsory 2 2 5
2 YDFO202 French Literature II Compulsory 3 0 4
3 YDFO204 Introduction to Linguistics II Compulsory 3 0 4
4 YDFO206 Approaches to French Lang. Teach. II Compulsory 2 0 4
5 YDFO208 Contextual Grammar Compulsory 2 0 4
6 YDFO210 Advanced Reading and Writing Skills II Compulsory 3 0 5
7 YDFO244 Research Methods Compulsory 3 0 4
Total 18 2 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 BSP309 Computer Compulsory 2 2 5
2 EGT301 Classroom Management Compulsory 2 0 3
3 EGT303 Special Teaching Methods I Compulsory 2 2 5
4 EGT304 Social Service Practices Compulsory 1 2 4
5 YDFO301 Language Acquisition Compulsory 3 0 4
6 YDFO303 Translation French to Turkish Compulsory 3 0 3
7 YDFO305 Analysis of Essays and Critics Compulsory 3 0 3
8 YDFO-YD1 Second Foreign Language - 1 Elective 2 0 3
Total 18 6 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 EGT250 Measurement and Assessment Compulsory 3 0 5
2 KSS334 Effective Communication Compulsory 3 0 4
3 YDFO302 Special Teaching Techniques II Compulsory 2 2 4
4 YDFO304 Translation French to Turkish Compulsory 3 0 3
5 YDFO306 Analysis of Novel and Short Story Compulsory 3 0 3
6 YDFO308 Teaching Foreign Language to Young Learners Compulsory 2 2 4
7 YDFO310 Computer Assisted Foreign Language Teaching Compulsory 2 2 4
8 YDFO-YD2 Second Foreign Language - 2 Elective 2 0 3
Total 20 6 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA121 Ataturk's Principles and The History of Turkish Renovation I Compulsory 2 0 2
2 EGT405 School Experience Compulsory 1 4 7
3 EGT410 Guidance Compulsory 3 0 4
4 YDFO401 Course Book Analysis and Evaluation Compulsory 3 0 5
5 YDFO403 Analysis and Teaching of Drama Compulsory 3 0 5
6 YDFO-A1 Area Elective - 1 Elective 2 0 4
7 YDFO-YD3 Second Foreign Language - 3 Elective 2 0 3
Total 16 4 30
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 ATA122 Principles of Ataturk II Compulsory 2 0 2
2 EGT401 Special Education Compulsory 2 0 3
3 EGT402 Turkish Educational System and School Management Compulsory 2 0 3
4 EGT406 Teaching Practice Compulsory 2 6 10
5 YDFO-A2 Area Elective - 2 Elective 3 0 4
6 YDFO-A3 Area Elective - 3 Elective 3 0 4
7 YDFO-GK General Culture Elective Elective 2 0 4
Total 16 6 30
Elective
5 . Semester > YDFO-YD1 Second Foreign Language - 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDAO321 Second Foreign Language I (German) Compulsory 2 0 3
2 YDIO321 Foreign Language I (English) Compulsory 2 0 3
6 . Semester > YDFO-YD2 Second Foreign Language - 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDAO322 Second Foreign Language II (German) Compulsory 2 0 3
2 YDIO322 Foreign Language II (English) Compulsory 2 0 3
7 . Semester > YDFO-A1 Area Elective - 1
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDFO405 Material Development and Adaptation Compulsory 2 0 4
7 . Semester > YDFO-YD3 Second Foreign Language - 3
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDAO421 Second Foreign Language III (German) Compulsory 2 0 3
2 YDIO421 Foreign Language III (English) Compulsory 2 0 3
8 . Semester > YDFO-A2 Area Elective - 2
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDFO402 Testing and Evaluation in French Compulsory 3 0 4
8 . Semester > YDFO-A3 Area Elective - 3
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 YDFO412 Contemporary French Literature Compulsory 3 0 4
8 . Semester > YDFO-GK General Culture Elective
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P ECTS
1 KSS452 Language and Culture Compulsory 2 0 4

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