publication . Article . 2017

Reflections on practicum experiences of non-ELT student teachers in Turkey

Mirici, İsmail Hakkı; Ölmez-Çağlar, Funda;
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  • Published: 27 Sep 2017
  • Publisher: Uluslararası Eğitim Araştırmacıları Derneği
In English language teacher education (hereafter ELT)programs of Turkish universities, teaching practicum has a critical value dueto its pivotal role in equipping student teachers with the necessarycompetences and preparing them for the teaching profession. Practicumexperience turns out to be of greater importance for the graduates of otherEnglish language departments (hereafter non-ELT) such as English Linguistics,English Language and Literature or American Culture and Literature who attendpedagogical formation certificate programs offered by faculties of education.These student teachers do not have as much opportunity to observe teachers andpractice teaching a...
free text keywords: teacher education,non-ELT departments,practicum experience,teaching English
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