Assist. Prof. Dr. Ahmet Acar, Department of English Language Teaching, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, TURKEY
Web site: http://kisi.deu.edu.tr/ahmet.acar/
Refereed Journal Articles
Acar, A. “The “Communicative Competence” Controversy,” Asian EFL Journal, 7,3, 55-60 (2005).
Acar, A. “Models, Norms and Goals for English as an International Language Pedagogy and Task Based Language Teaching and Learning,” Asian EFL Journal, 8,3,179-196 (2006).
Acar, A. “Teaching Languages from a Distance Through Multipoint Videoconferencing,” Foreign Language Annals, 40,2, 311-319 (2007).
Acar, A. “Standards and Competence in English as an International Language Pedagogy,” Journal of English as an International Language, 2, 65-81, (2007)
Acar, A. “On EIL Competence”, Journal of English as an International Language, 5, 11-26 (2010).
Acar, A. “A Critical Review of Hymes’ On Communicative Competence,” The 1st International Symposium on Modern Approaches Methods and ELT Problems”, Isparta, 57-68, Isparta, 2002.
2006 Ph.D. Dokuz Eylül University, Department of English Language Teaching.
Designing an Effective ELT Primary School Textbook Model by means of Evaluating the Primary School ELT Textbooks: A Sample in the Designated Group and Context
2001 MA Dokuz Eylül University, Department of English Language Teaching.
The Students’ Expectations and Attitudes about English Language Teaching and The Consistancy of the Methods Applied in Primary Schools in Burdur City Centre
1999 BA (highest ranking student of the department) Dokuz Eylül University, Department of English Language Teaching.
Fulbright Scholarship (2004-2005) (Foreign Language Teaching Assistant)
Syracuse Üniversitesi, Syracuse, New York, USA
Asian Education Index (Regional Journal Senior Advisor) (2007-2010)
Foreign Language Annals (Reviewer) (2007- Present)
Asian EFL Journal (Associate Editor) (2005-2010)
Journal of English as an International Language (Senior Associate Editor) (2007-2010)
Chinese EFL Journal (Senior Advisor) (2008-2010)
The TESOL Journal (advisor) (2008-2010)
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Buca School of Education Journal (2010-Present)
Çukurova Üniversitesi School of Education Journal (2011- Present)
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi School of Education Journal (2011- Present)
ELT Textbook Evaluation and Development, English as an International Language Pedagogy, Competence, Teaching Languages From a Distance, Bilingualism
(2012-Present) Executive Board Member Dokuz Eylül University Distance Education Research and Application Center
Courses taught in the last two years
Name of the course
Number of students
|Fall||Educational Technology and Materials Development||2||2||124|
|Spring||ELT Methodology I||2||2||131|
|Fall||Approaches to ELT I||3||28|
|Educational Technology and Materials Development||2||2||101|
|Spring||Approaches to ELT II||3||60|
|ELT Methodology I||2||2||101|