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Module Code: ENG405
Module Title: Principles of Course and Materials Design
Module Level: Level 4
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: English
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
The main aims of the module are to:

• Introduce some of the main research, theorizing and practice involved in the evaluation and design of curricula for English language education

• Examine each of the main levels of activity involved in curriculum design, i.e., needs analysis, situation analysis, course design, material design, syllabus design and materials evaluation and adaptation

• Identify relevant academic concepts for each of these areas studied

• Raise awareness of factors that are crucial to effective teaching

• Understand and use the practical procedures and principals involved
Learning outcomes 
Students completing the module successfully should:


CODE OUTCOME

A Understand the main research, theory and practice involved in the design and evaluation of curricula for English language education

B Have a good knowledge about each of the main levels of activity involved in curriculum design, i.e., needs analysis, situation analysis, course design, material design, syllabus design and materials evaluation and adaptation

C Acquire relevant academic concepts for these areas

D Be aware of the key factors that are crucial to effective teaching

E Be able to apply theoretical principles in real course and material designing practice


Method of teaching and learning 
The teaching sessions are divided into two components: lectures and tutorials/workshops.
Syllabus 
Topics will typically include:

• Course design: basic principles

• Needs analysis

• Situation analysis

• Planning goals and learning outcomes

• Materials design

• Syllabus design and use

• Materials evaluation and adaptation

• Designing activities for vocabulary teaching

• Design activities for grammar teaching

• Design activities for English language skills
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13  26        111  150 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Design A Unit Teaching All English Language Skills Along With Vocabulary And Grammar 40.00
2 3000-Word Essay 60.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 8/20/2019 6:34:25 PM