SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentMA Program of English, First Year Ph.D. Program in TESOL, First Year MA Program of English, Second Year Ph.D. Program in TESOL, Second Year
Course NameStudies on Course Design and Materials Evaluation
InstructorHUANG YI-PING
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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週次 Week 課程主題 Course Theme 課程內容與指定閱讀 Content and Reading Assignment 教學活動與作業 Activity and Homework 學習投入時數 Estimated time devoted to coursework per week
課堂講授 Lecture Hours 課程前後 Preparation Time

1




Language Curriculum Development: An Overview





Macalister, J. & Nation, I. S. P. (2010). Language curriculum design. NY: Routledge. (Chapter 1)





12-Year Curriculum Guideline



3.0


3.0


2




The Origins of Language Curriculum Development

From Syllabus Design to Curriculum Development





Richards: Chapter 1, 2





N.A.



3.0


3.0


3




Needs Analysis





Richards: Chapter 3





N.A.



3.0


3.0


4




中秋節放假





中秋節放假





中秋節放假



0.0


0.0


5




Situation Analysis & Planning Goals





Richards: Chapter 4, 5





A list of topics for position paper



3.0


6.0


6




Discussion: Curriculum Guidelines





(Japan, Taiwan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong)





N.A.



3.0


6.0


7




Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)





Tan & Lan (2011); Yang (2017)
Discussion: Needs and situation analysis→ goal





N.A.



3.0


6.0


8




Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)





(field trip)





N.A.



3.0


6.0


9




Teaching English as an International Language





Ke & Lin (2017) Mastuda & Friedrich (2011)
Discussion: Curriculum design (principle + module)





Summary 1 & 2



3.0


6.0


10




Guest speaker (1): Textbooks





(Japan, Taiwan, Korea)





N.A.



3.0


6.0


11




Role and Design of Instructional Materials: Checklists





Richards: Chapter 8
Byrd (2001)
Discussion: Curriculum guideline





N.A.



3.0


6.0


12




Materials Selection and Evaluation





Cunningsworth, A. (1995). Choosing your coursebook.





Summary 3 & 4



3.0


6.0


13




Language and Content Analysis (I)





Al-Surmi (2012).
Discussion: Material selection





N.A.



3.0


6.0


14




Language and Content Analysis (II)





Jarvis & Szymczyk (2010)





Comparison & contrast



3.0


6.0


15




Language and Content Analysis (III)





Banegas (2014).
Discussion: Course design





N.A.



3.0


6.0


16




No Class [Individual Conference]





Individual Conference





N.A.



3.0


6.0


17




Discussion: flyer & evaluation of curriculum design





Discussion: flyer & evaluation of curriculum design





Position paper



3.0


6.0


18




Presentation





Presentation





N.A.



3.0


0.0


Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

 



 


Requirement/Grading

Attendance & Participation: 15%



Leading Discussions (2 times, depending on the number of the students in the course): 20%



Curriculum Project (Individual Work)(Oral + Written): 40%



Textbook Evaluation Project (Pair Work) (Oral): 25%





Important Notes






  1. Begin thinking about your final term paper project from the first week of class. Consult with the instructor constantly to discuss the progress of your project.  







  1. All assignments should be uploaded to the E-learning platform. No late work will be accepted unless an emergency indicates otherwise. Notification in advance is expected.  







  1. All papers should be single spaced and written in APA style. Plagiarism will not be tolerated.  







  1. For any technical problems, please email my teaching assistant and cc me.  







  1. No data obtained from your previous classes, work, or projects can be used.  







  1. Doctoral students will be expected to mentor M.A. students and incorporate more articles for the final project.  







  1. 如果想修此門課的同學,請務必出席第一課程





Textbook & Reference

Richards, J. C. (2001). Curriculum development in language teaching. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.



Other materials can be downloaded from the E-learning platform.


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