Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM311: Principles and Practices of Curriculum Development and Syllabus Design

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

  • Ann Snow, M. & Kamhi-Stein, L. (2006). Developing a new course for adult learners.Alexandria,Virginia: TESOL Inc.
  • Coombe, C. Folse, K. & Hubley, N. (2007). A practical guide to assessing English language learners.Ann Arbor:University of Michigan Press.
  • Brown, J. D. (1995). Elements of the language curriculum.New York: Heinle and Heinle
  • Breen, M. and Littlejohn, A. (Eds.) (2000). Classroom decision-making: Negotiation and process syllabuses in practice. CUP
  • Brumfit, C. (1995). Language Education in the National Curriculum. Blackwell
  • Graves, K. (1996). Teachers as Course Developers. CUP
  • Nation, I.S.P. & Macalister, J. (2010). Language Curriculum Design. Abingdon, Oxford: Routledge.
  • Nunan, D. (1989). Syllabus Design. OUP
  • Rea-Dickens, P and Germaine, K. (Eds.) (1998). Managing Evaluation and Innovation in Language Teaching.London: Longman
  • Richards, J. (2001) Curriculum Development in Language Teaching. Cambridge: OUP
  • White, R.V. (1988) The ELT Curriculum: Design, innovation and management. OUP
  • Willis, D. (1990) The Lexical Syllabus. Collins
  • Willis, J. (1996) A Framework for Task based Learning.Harlow: Longman