Program Title: English Language Education
Program Type: English – Thesis
Program Coordinator: Assist. Prof. Mustafa POLAT
The English Language Education Master’s Program (with thesis) focuses on the theoretical and practical issues that impact on the teaching of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL). It is designed to develop knowledge and critical understanding of recent theories and research in language acquisition and learning, and relate these to the practice of English language pedagogy. In this program, the students will discuss and apply instructional models and linguistic theories which relate classroom experiences of EFL students to real-life contexts. They will also improve their skills in understanding and conducting research in foreign language education. By the end of the program, the students will get acquainted in becoming a reflective TEFL practitioner, a competent educational researcher and an active member of the international academic and professional TEFL community.