A Composition Focused Analysis of English Teacher Training

When studying composition education and its respective aims and goals in any context, it’s easy to become fixated on the curricular elements or, as is the most apparent element, the respective results. Yet, it is equally obvious that ultimately, composition instruction is delivered through the teachers, and thus, their training and competency holds an extremely important role. Every nation has its own requirements, and Turkey is no exception. In this study, the process of teacher education will be looked at from the perspective of a composition researcher. From this, it was found that English composition education in Turkey has two major deficiencies with regard to teacher training. One, is the fact that its teacher selection mechanisms from the get-go aren’t sufficient for foreign language teachers. The second is that after completion of the teaching program, even those candidates that score a high enough score in the KPSS to secure teaching placement, haven’t proved themselves in the core competencies to be an English teacher in particular. A composition focused proposal for teacher selection is thereby provided.

İngilizce Öğretmenliği Eğitiminin Kompozisyon Odaklı Analizi


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  • ISSN: 2528-9950
  • Yayın Aralığı: Yılda 3 Sayı
  • Başlangıç: 2015
  • Yayıncı: Politik Ekonomik ve Sosyal Araştırmalar Merkezi