Syllabus Design

Course Information
TitleΣχεδιασμός Γλωσσικού Αναλυτικού Προγράμματος / Syllabus Design
CodeΕΚΠ 575
SchoolEnglish Language and Literature
Cycle / Level2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID600016543


Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Glṓssa, Logotechnía kai PSīfiaká Mésa stīn EkpaídeusīElective CoursesWinter/Spring-10

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Class ID
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- to design a syllabus based on basic principles - to design teaching materials suitable for a specific syllabus - to recognise the different types of syllabi
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
As part of this course, we will examine the characteristics of various syllabi available and consider whether the teaching materials comply with the underlying principles of a particular syllabus. Participants will have the opportunity to design the teaching materials based on a chosen syllabus.
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment782.8
Written assigments1585.7
Student Assessment
presentations research paper
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Breen, M. P. and Littlejohn, A. (2000) Classroom decision-making: negotiation and process syllabuses in practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Johnson, K. (1982) Communicative syllabus design and methodology. Oxford: Pergamon. Johnson, R. K. (1989) The second language curriculum. Cambridge: Cambridge U.P. Weir, C. J. and Roberts, J. (1994) Evaluation in ELT. Oxford: Blackwell. Markee, N. (1997) Managing curricular innovation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Lewis, M. (2002) Implementing the lexical approach: putting theory into practice. Boston, MA: Thomson/Heinle. Van Lier, L. (1996) Interaction in the language curriculum: awareness, autonomy, and authenticity. London: Longman. Nunan, D. (1988) Syllabus design. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. White, R. V. (1988) The ELT curriculum: design, innovation and management. Oxford: Blackwell. Willis, D. (1990) The lexical syllabus: a new approach to language teaching. London: Collins ELT. Willis, J. (1996) A framework for task-based learning. Harlow: Longman. Yalden, J. (1983) The communicative syllabus: evolution, design and implementation. Oxford: Pergamon.
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