1) Christian Education
*Study of Curriculum in Christian Education
This course aims at helping the students understand the basic principles
in developing the Christian education curriculum and providing them with tools
and techniques for analysing the syllabuses with which they are going to work.
* Seminar in Media Use for Christian Education
The course focuses on the study of how to use audio-visual materials for
Christian education. Students approach teaching methods, practically using audio,
video, and cd-rom titles to enhance the effects of Christian education.
*Ministry of Christian Education
The purpose of this course is to help students to understand the relationships
between ministry and Christian education. Throughout this course students
will explore how to approach as to the problems and issues which could take
place in the ministry from the Christian educational viewpoints.
*Christian Education and Anthropology
This course explores what human being is and what his role and nature are in the history.
It will be tackled from the viewpoints of not only the pedagogical perspectives and Christian education.
*Seminar in Christian Adult Education
This course aims to help students understand the characteristics of adulthood and
provide a wide of introduction of how to give them education from the Christian perspectives.
Students will be introduced of the Christian educational curriculum, educational methodology
and possible activities for them.
*Seminar in Christian Youth Education
This course is designed to provide a detailed account of youth education and
their developmental features which could be employed as the foundations for
Christian youth education.
The course aims at offering them an opportunity to practice counselling,
requiring them to developing their own counselling techniques.
Their counselling performances are evaluated by the instructor and fellow teachers-to-be.
2) English Education
*Foundation & Principle of TEFL
The course aims at providing a comprehensive introduction to the profession of teaching English.
The course covers the areas that are considered critical to successful language instruction:
teaching English language skills, standard lesson types, and classroom testing.
*Methodology of English Teaching
The course is designed to provide a detailed account of English language teaching methodologies.
The course deals with origins of the teaching methodologies, related theories of language and learning,
syllabus design, classroom activities, roles of the teacher and the learner,
instructional materials, and teaching procedures.
*Teaching Materials in EFL
Curriculum and contents of English textbooks for secondary school English education
in Korea are studied. The course also deals with principles of organizing secondary
English textbooks along with teaching materials and methodologies.
The course of study includes the area of English education policy and the changes
of the curriculum over the years.
Teachers-to-be are required to do micro-teaching sessions using a current English
textbook for secondary English education. The course aims at offering them an opportunity
to practice English language teaching, requiring them to developing their own teaching lesson
plans together with supplementary teaching materials.
The emphasis throughout the course is on language teaching practice.
Their teaching performances are evaluated by the instructor and fellow teachers-to-be.
*Field Research in English Teaching
The course helps teachers-to-be build a repertoire of classroom techniques
that are firmly embedded in well-established principles of language acquisition.
The emphasis throughout is on language teaching practice.
Theoretical issues do not receive undue emphasis in the course.
*Study of ELT Curriculum
This course aims at helping the students understand the basic principles
in developing the English language curriculum and providing them with tools and
techniques for analysing the syllabuses with which they are going to work.
*Seminar in English Testing
In the course a number of fundamental concepts related to testing and many examples
of tests that the students can adapt and use in the classroom are treated.
The students are required to take part in activities evaluating different kinds of tests and
formulating similar tests for their own purposes.
*The Use of ICT in TEFL
The main goal of this course is to discuss and experience how to use and integrate
multimedia and information technology into language learning.
The course deals with various theories and tools of multimedia and information
technology such as computer, Internet, and other related tools that have been
integrated into language education. Furthermore, students learn how to apply or
integrate these theories and tools into learning and teaching English as a foreign
language through hands-on practices and group projects.
*Teaching English Reading & Writing
In the course students study the theory and basic skills related to English reading
and writing by practicing reading and writing extensively. Students also learn how to
teach English reading and writing in secondary school classrooms.
*Seminar in Teaching Spoken English
In this course introduces both the characteristics of competence in spoken English
and procedures for teaching spoken English. Participants in the course practice
techniques for introducing language and building fluency through microteaching.
*Seminar in Teaching English Grammar
This course will provide students with the basic concepts in grammar teaching.
Students will develop their own grammar teaching techniques through analysing
authentic contexts. In addition, pedagogical English grammar will be covered
so that students can enhance their basic knowledge in English grammar.
*American/British Culture & TEFL
This course provides students with background information about American and
British culture and intends to develop intercultural communicative competence
in this global age.
The course intends to bring students to update the most recent development in
the teaching of culture in the language classroom.
*Seminar in Teaching English Literature
The course is designed to study of how to teach British and American literature
in class to enhance students' understanding of other cultures and languages.
The course covers various reading materials in British and American literature.
*Seminar in English Linguistics
This course provides an introduction to languages, with special emphasis
on examining the structure of the English language. By studying English phonology,
morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics and varieties of English,
students are equipped with comprehensive knowledge of English
linguistics and English language, necessary for English teachers.
*Seminar in Second Language Acquisition
The objective of this course is to provide pre-service teachers with theoretical
background of second language acquisition and related research in the field.
This course is designed to give students a principled basis and factors in acquiring
second language, especially of English. During this course, the nature of second
language learning will be examined from linguistic, psychological, social, and cultural perspectives.
*Research Methodology in English Education
This course focuses on how to design their own research and collect the quantitative
and qualitative data. Over the course, students will be able to apply statistical concepts
to their own research by running SPSS. Also, they will be able to analyze and
interpret their qualitative data using various triangulation methods.
*Teaching School Grammar
Grammatical knowledge is essential in enhancing the communication skills of students.
Today, however, there is a prevailing notion that says, 'If one can speak English fluently,
grammatical accuracy is not so important.' Such a notion has created a misjudgment from
people and false assumption that the study of grammar is a thing in the past.
In this reason, this course focuses on recent studies about how to improve the methods
of teaching grammar in secondary schools.
*Studies in Teaching English Pronunciation
This course aims to increase accuracy in English intonation and pronunciation.
Particular focus is given to sounds and intonational patterns that are challenging
for Korean students. Techniques for teaching pronunciation and intonation are also introduced.
3) Early Childhood Education
*Curriculum for Young Children
The course is designed for conceptulization of kindergarten curriculum planning;
instructional materials; modern teaching methods; recent research and its application in the classroom.
Specially understanding and planning kindergarten curriculum, including objectives,
contents, teaching methods, evaluation of education, group observation of teaching.
*Study of Theory and Practice of Play
The course provides basic theory and research about play teaching, child development and
is used for the purpose of developing concepts at the cognitive and affective levels.
*Seminar in Christian Early Childhood Education
In order to establish the theories for Christian early childhood education, the concept, the philosophy,
the purpose, the learning theories, the curriculum, the methodology, the evaluation,
and the theory for teacher of christian early childhood education are dealt with.
*Early Childhood Education in Christian Perspective
In the relationship between general education and Christian education, the position and
the nature of Christian early childhood education are dealt with, and the theories of early
childhood educators are applied to Christian education. Also, several theories of child's
God - concept development are studied.
*Seminar in Education for Children with Special Needs
Students need to understand special needs and characteristics of exceptional children
and their families and learn how to include them in educational settings and society
in non-exceptional ways.
*Seminar in Literature for Young Children
The purpose of this course is to help students to understand unique characteristics
of children's literature and reading & writing strategies so that they can help children
enjoy their reading at home and school.
*Introduction to Early Childhood Education
Students learn about historical, social, psychological trends of ECE in general,
and study different curricula and instruction models, and teaching methods in the ECE field.
*Research Methodology and Statistics
The course is designed for the understanding of the purpose of education research,
determination of the research planning, data, research, project design, presentation methods.
Statistic theory, its application and interpretation methods.
*Introduction to Teacher Education
In this course, students are expected to learn about student teaching,
pre-service & in-service programs, teachers' role and qualification,
development & change of their interests, and teacher-supervision,
and learn how to get along with others in the field of ECE.