MA Program in English Language Education
The MA Program in English Language Education at Yeditepe University aims to help language teachers to acquire skills for foreign language (EFL) research, for teaching and teacher training, mentoring and professional development, and for improving their English language program as teacher trainers. During the program, candidates will develop their understanding of theoretical issues in language teaching and the implications of these for classroom practice. This means, they will be in a good position to help initiate and support changes in their schools. The program will also provide them with the necessary qualification to enable them to move into various areas related to English language teaching, such as teacher education, language testing, materials development and teaching of English to young learners.
The program goals can be listed as follows:
• Improving familiarity with current developments in foreign language education
• Improving classroom teaching and testing based on thorough understanding of current developments in the field
• Improving professional development skills and trainer training