Presentation on theme: "Jasmina Husanovi ć, Ph. D., Associate Professor Sanja Berberovi ć, PhD, Senior Teaching Assistant Adisa Imamovi ć, Ph. D., Assistant Professor Department."— Presentation transcript:
Jasmina Husanovi ć, Ph. D., Associate Professor Sanja Berberovi ć, PhD, Senior Teaching Assistant Adisa Imamovi ć, Ph. D., Assistant Professor Department of English Language and Literature Faculty of Philosophy, University of Tuzla Bosnia and Herzegovina
A brief overview of the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes the Department of English Language and Literature A brief SWOT analysis of our Department The most productive directions for possible future development and some of our strategic goals
The Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Tuzla offers three BA programmes in foreign languages: BA in English language and literature BA in German language and literature BA in Turkish language and literature The common goal of these programmes is to educate foreign language teachers and interpreters. The workload required for these programmes is 240 ECTS points, which corresponds to programme duration of eight semesters.
FIRST YEAR courseECTS 1English Morphosyntax I and II12 2English Phonetics and Phonology I and II8 3Language Practice I and II10 4Introduction to English Literature I and II10 5 Contemporary Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language I and II 8 6Contemporary Philosophy4 7Elective Courses Composition Writing in English I and II8 German I and II8 total mandatory ECTS52 total elective ECTS8 total60 SECOND YEAR courseECTS 1English Syntax I and II14 2Language Practice III and IV10 3English Literature I and II8 4American Literature I and II8 5Introduction to British Cultural Studies I and II8 6 Developmental Psychology and Educational Psychology 6 7Elective course Sociolinguistics and Shakespeare6 German III and IV6 total mandatory ECTS54 total elective ECTS6 total60 THIRD YEAR courseECTS 1English Syntax III and IV8 2Language Practice V and VI10 3English Literature III and IV8 4Contrastive Linguistics I and II6 5Introduction to American Cultural Studies I and II8 6Translation Practice I and II8 7Pedagogy and Teaching6 8Elective course History of English and Pragmatics6 German V and VI6 total mandatory ECTS54 total elective ECTS6 total60 FORTH YEAR courseECTS 1English Syntax V and VI12 2Language Practice VII and VIII8 3English Literature V and VI8 4Semantics I and II8 5Translation Practice III and IV8 6English Language Teaching Methodology I and II12 7Elective course Introduction to Gender Studies4 German VII4 total mandatory ECTS56 total elective ECTS4 total60
Staff: 1 associate professor 2 assistant professors 2 senior teaching assistants with PhDs 8 senior teaching assistants 5 teaching assistants o Strengths: the young and enthusiastic full-time faculty and their commitment to advancement in all directions o Weaknesses: lack of funding and infrastructure and to some degree insufficient institutional support
Strengths staff organization of the Department our commitment to the Departments future progress
Weaknesses lack of institutional/infrastructural support and administrative limitations weak inter-faculty cooperation lack of funds, working space, equipment heavy teaching load
Opportunities establishing a good relationship with key institutions to advance the Department programmes for professional development, seminars, student exchanges, but also staff exchanges obtaining more external funds for the Department engaging in various networking efforts towards qualitative change in higher education, advocacy, policy- making, curriculum development and law reforms on a variety of fronts.
Threats reduced funding caused by the current economic situation decisions harmful for the EL Department doctoral candidates facing uncertain funding, impossible time constraints, and various other obstacles overburdening and inefficient bureaucracy decrease in the need for EL teachers
The most productive directions for possible future development and our strategic goals include: improving the existing programmes developing new and more specialized master programs in Translation FL Teaching Linguistics Literary and Cultural Studies
FIRST YEAR courseECTS 1English Morphosyntax I and II14 2English Phonetics and Phonology I and II10 3Contemporary English Language I and II12 4Introduction to English Literature I and II10 5 Contemporary Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian Language I and II 6 6Elective Courses Composition Writing in English I and II8 20th Century Anglophone Cinematography and Introduction to Literary-Cultural Theories 8 total mandatory ECTS52 total elective ECTS8 total60 SECOND YEAR courseECTS 1 English Phrasal Syntax and Syntax of the Simple Sentence in English 14 2Contemporary English Language III and IV12 3English Literature I and II10 4American Cultural Studies I and II10 5Psychology and Pedagogy6 6Elective course Sociolinguistics and Varieties of English8 20th Century American Poetry and Contemporary British Cultural Production 8 total mandatory ECTS52 total elective ECTS8 total60 THIRD YEAR courseECTS 1 Phrasal Verbs and Verb and Adjective Complementation 12 2Contemporary English Language V and VI14 3English Literature III and IV10 4Contrastive Linguistics I and II8 5British Cultural Studies I and II10 6Elective course Introduction to Cognitive Linguistics and Introduction to Phraseology 6 Utopia in Victorian Literature and Cultural Production of Modernism 6 ELT Methodology in Elementary Schools and ELT Methodology in Secondary Schools 6 total mandatory ECTS54 total elective ECTS6 total60 FORTH YEAR courseECTS 1 Syntax of the Complex Sentence in English I and II 14 2Contemporary English Language VII and VII11 3English Literature V and VI10 4Semantics I and II8 5English Language Teaching Methodology I and II11 6Research and Writing Methodology in English2 7Elective course Discourse Analysis4 Critical Theories: Culture, Language and Gender4 Introduction to Literary Translation4 total mandatory ECTS56 total elective ECTS4 total60
1. MA in Linguistics - English courseECTS IX semester 1 Contemporary Linguistic Theories 6 2Cognitive Linguistics 6 3 Interdisciplinary Linguistics 6 4 Research Methodology in the Field of Linguistics 6 5 Language Practice 9 6 X semester 1Core Linguistic Disciplines10 2 MA Thesis 20 total30 2. MA in Anglo-American Literary-Cultural Studies courseECTS IX semester 1Contemporary Anglo-American Literary Theories 6 2Contemporary Anglo-American Cultural Studies 6 3 Contemporary Cultural Production in the UK and the USA6 4 Contemporary British Poetry 6 5 Angloamerican Gender Studies 6 X semester 1 Critical Methodology and Epistemology of Literary and Cultural Studies 10 2 MA Thesis 20 total30 3. MA in English Education courseECTS IX semester 1Second Language Acquisition 6 2English Language Methodology 6 3 Glottodidactics 6 4 Research Methodology in English Language Teaching 6 5 Anglo-American Gender Studies 6 X semester 1Practice Teaching10 2 MA Thesis 20 total30 4. MA in Translation and Interpreting - English courseECTS IX semester 1Translation Theory 6 2Literary Translation 6 3 Translation of Scientific and Technical Texts 6 4 Media Language Translation 6 5 Language Practice 9 6 X semester 1 Introduction to consecutive and simultaneous interpretation 10 2 MA Thesis 20 total30
Winter Semester courseECTS 1English for Humanities 13 2English for Humanities 33 3English for Humanities 53 4English for Humanities 73 5 English for Natural Sciences and Engineering - elementary3 6 English for Natural Sciences and Engineering - advanced3 7English for Medical Sciences - elementary3 8English for Medical Sciences - advanced3 9Business English - elementary3 10Business English - advanced3 Spring Semester courseECTS 1English for Humanities 23 2English for Humanities 43 3English for Humanities 63 4English for Humanities 83 5 English for Natural Sciences and Engineering - intermediate3 6 Academic Writing in English for Natural Sciences and Engineering 3 7English for Medical sciences - intermediate3 8Academic Writing in English for Medical sciences3 9Business English - intermediate3 10Academic Writing in Business English3
establishing, maintaining and strengthening close cooperation with various universities in the region and other international institutions dedicated to improvement of higher education in the region the participation in SEEPALS and close cooperation with Partner Institutions and EU Partners - a major step forward in our future development