Yıl: 2019 Cilt: 15 Sayı: 1 Sayfa Aralığı: 48 - 69 Metin Dili: İngilizce DOI: 10.17263/jlls.547606 İndeks Tarihi: 08-01-2020

Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university

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This mixed-methods study aims to evaluate the English Preparatory Program (EPP) offered at the Department ofForeign Languages (DFL) at an English-medium foundation university in Turkey during 2017-18 academic yearto discover the strengths and weaknesses of the program. Participants of the study were 241 students and 26teachers. The data were collected from the “Program Evaluation Survey” designed by the researchers and focusgroup meetings with students and teachers. The results revealed that the strengths of the EPP included homeworkassignments, exams and the program while the extracurricular activities and online programs were found to be themain weaknesses of the EPP. It was also found that student and teacher perceptions of the EPP showed statisticallysignificant difference. Finally, students and teachers suggested some improvements in terms of the pacing of theprogram, course books and supplementary booklets, number of the portfolio assignments and the picturedescription part in the Speaking Exam. It is hoped that the findings of the study will contribute to the improvementof the existing program and lead to better learning opportunities for students in the coming years
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Türkiye’de bir vakıf üniversitesinin İngilizce hazırlık programının değerlendirilmesi

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Bu karma yöntem çalışmanın amacı 2017-18 akademik yılında Türkiye’de İngilizce eğitim veren bir vakıf üniversitesinde uygulanan İngilizce Hazırlık Programının güçlü ve zayıf yönlerinin açığa çıkarılmasıdır. Çalışmaya hazırlık programında eğitim gören 241 öğrenci ve 26 öğretmen katılmıştır. Veriler araştırmacılar tarafından geliştirilen “Program Değerlendirme Anketi” ve odak grup görüşmesi yoluyla toplanmıştır. Çalışma sonuçları İngilizce Hazırlık Programının güçlü yönlerinin ödevler, sınavlar ve program olduğunu, zayıf yönlerinin ise program dışı etkinlikler ve çevrim içi programlar olduğunu ortaya çıkarmıştır. Araştırmanın sonuçları ayrıca programa yönelik öğretmen ve öğrenci görüşlerinin birbirinden anlamlı şekilde farklılaştığını da ortaya koymuştur. Son olarak, öğretmen ve öğrenciler programın hızında, ders kitabı ve çalışma kitaplarında, portfolyo ödevlerinde ve konuşma sınavında kullanılan fotoğraflarda iyileştirmeler yapılması gerektiğini belirtmişlerdir. Çalışmanın bulgularının var olan programın iyileştirilmesine ve daha etkili öğrenme ortamlarının hayata geçirilmesine katı sağlayacağı düşünülmektedir.
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APA Bayram İ, Canaran Ö (2019). Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university. , 48 - 69. 10.17263/jlls.547606
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APA Bayram İ, Canaran Ö (2019). Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 15(1), 48 - 69. 10.17263/jlls.547606
Chicago Bayram İlknur,Canaran Özlem Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies 15, no.1 (2019): 48 - 69. 10.17263/jlls.547606
MLA Bayram İlknur,Canaran Özlem Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, vol.15, no.1, 2019, ss.48 - 69. 10.17263/jlls.547606
AMA Bayram İ,Canaran Ö Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies. 2019; 15(1): 48 - 69. 10.17263/jlls.547606
Vancouver Bayram İ,Canaran Ö Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies. 2019; 15(1): 48 - 69. 10.17263/jlls.547606
IEEE Bayram İ,Canaran Ö "Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university." Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 15, ss.48 - 69, 2019. 10.17263/jlls.547606
ISNAD Bayram, İlknur - Canaran, Özlem. "Evaluation of an English preparatory program at a Turkish foundation university". Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies 15/1 (2019), 48-69. https://doi.org/10.17263/jlls.547606