Year 2018, Volume 7 , Issue 1, Pages 2 - 23 2018-03-31

Evaluating the Modular System of Preparatory Class Program

Gülşah TERCAN [1]


This study attempts to examine modular EFL system of the Foreign Language Preparatory Class at a private university in İzmir and to find out the perceptions of instructors and university students of preparatory class regarding this system. In addition, the purpose of this study is to detect whether the perceptions of students and instructors match the program features. Employing a qualitative and quantitative design, a questionnaire was administered to 132 students and an interview was conducted to 5 instructors in order to determine the value of the program. The study used two main data sources: Instructors and students. The quantitative data collected through a questionnaire was analyzed by using descriptive statistics. However, the qualitative data was examined through content-analysis. The results of the program evaluation indicated that although there are some shortcomings of the modular system, it could be continued by modifying the program in order to produce the desired learning outcomes according to the needs of students.

Modular system, language teaching program, program evaluation, perceptions
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Journal Section ELT Research Journal
Authors

Author: Gülşah TERCAN (Primary Author)

Dates

Application Date : May 16, 2018
Acceptance Date : June 15, 2021
Publication Date : March 31, 2018

APA Tercan, G . (2018). Evaluating the Modular System of Preparatory Class Program . ELT Research Journal , 7 (1) , 2-23 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/eltrj/issue/40004/475578