The present study attempts to find out active English teachers’ opinions regarding the primary 3rd grade English Language Teaching Program (ELTP) which was launched in 2013 in terms of its general overview, content, goals, teaching-learning process and assessment dimensions in the city center of Tekirdağ including 20 primary schools with 38 teachers in the academic term 2014-2015 spring. In this evaluation study, quantitavive data were used in order to explore how teachers evaluate the primary 3rd grade ELTP through a Program Evaluation Scale (PES) which was designed by the researcher herself based on relevant research studies and literature. Statistical Package for Social Sciences 20 (SPSS) was used to analyze quantitative data including descriptive statistics, T-tests and one- way analysis of variance (ANOVA) analyses. The findings of the study showed that the program needs some modifications regarding its teaching and learning process and assessment in the light of teachers’ opinions. Moreover, teachers emphasized that they need to have an in-service training on the program.
Keywords: English language teaching program, program evaluation, teaching programs
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: January 7, 2016
|APA||Çankaya, P . (2016). Evaluation of the primary 3rd grade English language teaching program through teachers’ eyes . ELT Research Journal , 4 (3) , 0-0 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/eltrj/issue/28781/308015|