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SCHOOL OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES UNDERGRADUATE AND ASSOCIATE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMMES FUNDAMENTALS OF EDUCATION AND EVALUATION PRINCIPLES


PART ONE
Purpose, Scope and Definitions
                                                              
Purpose
 
Article 1:
(1)The purpose of  the principles is to set out the guidelines  concerning the enrolment of (HEC-YÖK) obligatory English lessons, the rules of exams, grading systems and educational principles  conducted by İzmir Univesity of Economics.
 
Scope
Article 2:(1) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 )The principles cover the basics of enrolment, educational procedures, exams, and the grading systems of English lessons of undergraduate and associate programmes at Izmir University of Economics.
 
Definitions
Article 3:  (1) The references in this regulation are as follows;
 a) IEU: Izmir University of Economics,
 b) (Changed SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Undergraduate English Program: The compulsory English courses in IUE undergraduate programs,
 c) (Changed SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  (Added SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 )Associate English Program: The compulsory English courses in IUE associate programs,
 ç) Senate: The Senate of Izmir University of Economics
 d) SFL: School of Foreign Languages.

 
SECTION TWO
Education
 
Associate/Undergraduate English Program

Article 4:(1) (Changed SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  (Changed SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4) The goal of the Undergraduate English Program is to enable students use their Academic language skills in other undergraduate courses.

(2)(Changed SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 ) Every student enrolled in an undergraduate/associate program at IUE is required to take associate/undergraduate English courses as part of common compulsory courses required by item I, Article 5 of Higher Education Council Law.

(3) (Changed SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 ) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 ) Associate/Undergraduate English Program is made up of two academic semesters which are Fall and Spring Semesters.

 
(Article Added SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5)
Associate English Programme
(1) (Deleted  SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 )

(2) (Deleted  SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 )

(3) (Deleted  SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 )

 
Attendance
Article 6: (Article No Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5)
(1) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 ) Students are required to attend Undergraduate and Associate English Courses, in the percentages stated by the University Senate.
 
Midterm Exams and Final Exams
Article 7: (Article No Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5)
(1) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 ) In Undergraduate and Associate English Courses, students are required to take as many midterm exams, quizzes, oral exams, presentations and final exams as specified by the School of Foreign Languages.
 
Breakdown of the Final Grades
Article 8: (Article No Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5)
(1) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 )The criteria and percentages that are considered in the specification of the end-of-semester final grades for Undergraduate and Associate English Courses are specified by the School of Foreign Languages and the Registrar’s Office  is informed about the final grades in line with the bylaw of IUE’s “Regulation For Associate And Undergraduate Degree Education and Examinations”
 
 
SECTION THREE
Undergraduate and Associate English Programme Exemption Exams

Exemption Exams
Article 9: (1) (Changed SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  (Changed SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 ) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5) An exemption exam is administered at the beginning of each semester (excluding summer semester) only for freshman English courses for the respective semester in undergraduate and associate programs. Exemption exam is not administered for third and fourth grade English courses in undergraduate programs. 

(2) Students, who meet the following requirements can take the exemption exam:

a) (Changed SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 ) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 ) (Changed SD 04.02.2013-204/A26) Students are allowed to take the exemption exams for Associate/Undergraduate first year English courses if they had taken a similar course at an undergraduate, associate program of a different university, got successful but did not get exempt from the course due to mismatches of program content.

b) (Changed SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5) Students, who successfully complete the “Pre-Faculty” Module of Compulsory English Preparatory program and score 80 and above in proficiency in English exam, are allowed to take the exemption exam for courses ENG 101 and ENG 102.

c) (Changed SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 ) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5) Students, whose native language is English, or who completed their education at secondary education institutions at a country where the official spoken language is English and the citizens of that country also attend those institutions, or students who graduated from an English medium secondary education institution, may take the exemption exam for associate/undergraduate English courses if they wish and provide certificates.

d) (Added SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Students, who successfully complete B Module in optional English Preparatory education in Turkish medium programs, are allowed to take exemption exam.

(3) (Item d became clause 3 SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33)  (Add SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4) Students enrolled in Turkish medium programs who passed the proficiency in English exam administered at the beginning of the academic year and those who completed the optional prep program successfully and passed the proficiency exam, are exempted from freshman English courses.

(4) (caluse 3 became cluse 4SD 11.07.2017/316-6-BTD 01.08.2017/33) Students, who have taken these courses before and failed, are not allowed to take the exemption exams. clause 3 became clause 4

(4) (Deleted SK 11.07.2017/316-6-MHK 01.08.2017/33) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 )

(5) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5) Passing grade for the Undergraduate and Associate English Program exemption exam is 70 (CC).

(6)  (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5) The Undergraduate or Associate English exemption exam cannot be taken to improve grades. Those wishing to improve their grades need to repeat their courses.

(7) (Changed SK 11.07.2017/316-6-MHK 01.08.2017/33) (Changed SD 23.06.2016 281/A-4 ) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5) Students, who wish to take the exemption exam, need to enroll to English course first.  Then, undergraduate students need to apply to the SFL Directorate and associate students need to apply to Vocational Schools English Coordinatorship in writing.

(8) (Changed SK 11.07.2017/316-6-MHK 01.08.2017/33) The exemption exam is administered each semester within the first two weeks of the beginning of courses. Announcements about exam date, place, and time are made by SFL.

(9)(Deleted SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 )

(10) (Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5 )Students, who are not satisfied with their exemption exam grade may waive their exemption right and take the course in question by applying to the Registrar’s Office in writing.

(11) (Changed SK 11.07.2017/316-6-MHK 01.08.2017/33) The grade obtained at the end of the semester will be counted as the final grade for students, who are not satisfied with their exemption exam grade even though they are exempt, and take the course.

  
SECTION FOUR
Effective Date and Execution
 
Effective date
Article 10: (Article No Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5)
(1)These principles will take effect on the date they are accepted by the Senate and will be exercised as of academic year.
 
Execution
Article 11:(Article No Changed SD 26.02.2015-243-A8 / BTD 14.04.2015-5)
(1)These principles will be executed by the Rector of Izmir University of Economics.

 


This regulation takes effect upon the decision of the Senate dated 16.08.2011 and numbered 176-A/11.

 

 

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