Postgraduate Module Descriptor
EFPM311: Principles and Practices of Curriculum Development and Syllabus Design
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 1 (Variable to suit flexible delivery modes weeks), term 2 (8 weeks) and term 3 (4 for the Summer Intensive weeks)
Dr Salah Troudi (Convenor)
Dr Susan Riley (Lecturer)
|Available via distance learning|
This course will introduce you to the process of developing and critiquing an EFL/ ESL curriculum and syllabus. Emphasising the teacher’s role in the Developing EFL courses, we will consider the various factors that come into play in the different stages of any course development process within a variety of educational contexts. We will also examine differenent types of syllabuses used in language teaching, analysing their strengths and weaknesses.
This module will help formulate a macro perspective on a number of areas in English language teaching and how they intermingle in the process of course design. You will also develop a critical view of curriculum and syllabus design in order to analyse and scrutinize the stages of planning, implementing and evaluating courses in your own teaching context.
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