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  1. Course Design and Practice: general reading list 13 items
    1. Core Background Reading 13 items
      These books and relevant chapters will be good places to start each week
      1. Books on course design & planning 5 items
        1. Language curriculum design - I. S. P. Nation, John Macalister, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

          Book Suggested for Student Purchase Bob will refer to chapters from this book throughout his lectures

        2. Introducing course design in English for specific purposes - Lindy Woodrow, Askews & Holts Library Services 2018

          Book Essential This book provides a very good overview of a range of areas. It also includes example outlines of a number of ESP courses- well worth reading. (e-book and hardcopy) It will also be very useful for anyone doing TEAP, as it covers this area well also

        3. Syllabus design - Nunan, David 1988

          Book Essential An older book but it covers key areas

      2. Books on materials design & selection 5 items
        1. Materials evaluation and design for language teaching - Ian McGrath 2016

          Book Essential

        2. Materials and methods in ELT: a teacher's guide - Jo McDonough, Christopher Shaw, Hitomi Masuhara 2013

          Book Essential

        3. Developing materials for language teaching - Ebooks Corporation Limited 2014

          Book Essential

        4. English language teaching materials: theory and practice - Nigel Harwood 2010

          Book Recommended

        5. Research for materials development: evidence for best practice - Tomlinson, Brian, Masuhara, Hitomi 2010

          Book Recommended

      3. Older but still useful general books 3 items
        1. Course design: developing programs and materials for language learning - Dublin, Fraida, Olshtain, Elite 1986

          Book Suggested for Student Purchase

        2. The ELT curriculum: design, innovation, and management - White, Ronald V. 1988

          Book Recommended

        3. Principles of course design for language teaching - Yalden, Janice 1987

          Book Recommended

  2. Weekly session readings 117 items
    1. Session 1: planning courses 2 items
      1. Core Reading for Session 1 Planning a course 1 item
        1. The Cambridge guide to teaching English to speakers of other languages - Nunan, David, Carter, Ronald 2001

          Book Essential Essential pre-reading before lecture week 1 See: Breen, M, ‘Syllabus Design’. pp 151-159. Available online.

      2. Further Reading for Session 1 1 item
        1. Teaching for quality learning at university: what the student does - John B. Biggs, Catherine So-kum Tang, Society for Research into Higher Education, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2011

          Book  Useful for constructive alignment

    2. Session 2: Principles of syllabus and course design and types of syllabus 14 items
      1. Core Reading for Session 2 Principles of syllabus and course design and types of syllabus 6 items
        1. Language curriculum design - I. S. P. Nation, John Macalister, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

          Book Essential Chapters 1 & 4

        2. The Cambridge guide to teaching English to speakers of other languages - David Nunan, Ronald Carter 2001

          Book Essential Read Breen, Chpt 22 'Syllabus Design' before the session

        3. Applied linguistics and English language teaching - British Council 1991

          Book Essential See: Littlewood, W. ‘Curriculum Design’ pp. 11-22. Available online.

      2. Further Reading for Session 2 8 items
        1. The elements of language curriculum: a systematic approach to program development - Brown, James Dean c1995

          Book Essential

        2. Course design: developing programs and materials for language learning - Dublin, Fraida, Olshtain, Elite 1986

          Book Essential

        3. Teachers as course developers - Graves, Kathleen 1996

          Book Recommended

        4. Syllabus design - Nunan, David 1988

          Book Suggested for Student Purchase

        5. The ELT curriculum: design, innovation, and management - White, Ronald V. 1988

          Book Recommended

        6. Second language pedagogy - N. S. Prabhu 1987

          Book Further

        7. Task-Based Language Education: From Theory to Practice - Branden, Kris van den 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Recommended

        8. Aspects of language teaching - Widdowson, H. G. 1990

          Book Essential See: Chapter 9 'The problems and principles of syllabus design' pp. 127-155

    3. Session 3: Approaches, selecting & sequencing content 10 items
      1. Core Reading for session 3 10 items
        1. Language curriculum design - I. S. P. Nation, John Macalister, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

          Book Essential Chapter 5

        2. Pre-session texts /Resources for session 3 7 items
          1. Kernel lessons: Intermediate students book - O'Neill, Robert, Kingsbury, Roy, Yeadon, Tony, Val, James 1975

            Book Recommended

          2. American kernel lessions, intermediate: Teacher's manual - O'Neill, Robert 1978

            Book Recommended

          3. Natural English: Intermediate - Gairns, Ruth, Redman, Stuart 2002

            Book Recommended

          4. Market leader: intermediate business English coursebook - Cotton, David, Falvey, David, Kent, Simon 2010

            Book Recommended

          5. New English file: Intermediate - Oxenden, Clive, Latham-Koenig, Christina, Byrne, Tracy c2006

            Book Recommended

          6. Additional 2 items
            1. Collins COBUILD English course - Willis, Jane, Willis, Dave 1988

              Book Recommended

            2. Campus English: a problem-solving approach to study skills - Forman, David, Centre for British Teachers 1991

              Book Recommended

        3. Further Reading for Session 3 selecting & sequencing 2 items
          1. Curriculum development in language teaching - Jack C. Richards c2001

            Book 

          2. Process writing - Ronald V. White, Valerie Arndt 1991

            Book 

    4. Session four: Needs Analysis 10 items
      1. Core Reading for Session 4: Needs Analysis 9 items
        1. Pre-reading articles for Needs Analysis 5 items
          1. Needs analysis in language teaching - Richard West 1994-1

            Article  All should read Pre-reading week 4

          2. Needs analysis for specialized learner populations: Essential methodological improvements - Ellen J. Serafini, Julie B. Lake, Michael H. Long 10/2015

            Article  Pre-reading for week 4/Needs analysis

        2. Additional core reading 4 items
          1. Second Language Needs Analysis - Long, Michael H. 2005 (electronic resource)

            Book Essential

          2. Needs analysis for language course design: a holistic approach to ESP - Marjatta Huhta, Karin Vogt, Esko Johnson, Heikki Tulkki 2013

            Book 

      2. Further Reading for Session 4 Needs Analysis 1 item
    5. Session five: Identifying and Setting Objectives 12 items
      1. Core Reading for Session 5 Identifying and setting objectives 5 items
        1. The elements of language curriculum: a systematic approach to program development - Brown, James Dean c1995

          Book Essential

        2. Preparing instructional objectives - Mager, Robert Frank 1962

          Book Recommended

        3. Introducing needs analysis and English for specific purposes - James Dean Brown, Ebooks Corporation Limited 2016

          Book  See Chapter 6 to inform pre-reading

      2. Further reading for session 5: Objectives 7 items
        1. Developing courses in English for specific purposes - Helen Basturkmen, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

          Book Essential

        2. Insights from the Common European Framework - Morrow, Keith 2004

          Book Further

        3. Task-Based Language Education: From Theory to Practice - Branden, Kris van den 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        4. The learner-centred curriculum: a study in second language teaching - Nunan, David 1988

          Book Further

        5. Facing the future: language educators across Europe - Dupuis, Véronique, European Centre for Modern Languages 2003

          Book Further

        6. SLA research and language teaching - Ellis, Rod 1997

          Book Further

        7. Classroom decision-making: negotiation and process syllabuses in practice - Breen, Michael P., Littlejohn, Andrew 2005, c2000

          Book Recommended

    6. Session six: Evaluating Resources 17 items
      1. Core Reading for Session 6 Evaluating Resources 6 items
        1. Materials evaluation and design for language teaching - Ian McGrath 2016

          Book Suggested for Student Purchase

        2. English language teaching textbooks: content, consumption, production - Harwood, Nigel

          Book Essential

      2. Further Reading for Session 6 Evaluating resources 11 items
        1. ELT Textbooks and Materials: Problems in Evaluation and Development - Leslie E. Sheldon December 1, 1987 (Paperback)

          Book Essential Now out of print but a copy is available in the tutor resources for onsite viewing in the Language Resource Library

        2. Materials and methods in ELT: a teacher's guide - Jo McDonough, Christopher Shaw, Hitomi Masuhara 2013

          Book Essential

        3. Materials development in language teaching - Tomlinson, Brian 1998

          Book Recommended

        4. Choosing your coursebook - Cunningsworth, Alan 1995

          Book Recommended

        5. The elements of language curriculum: a systematic approach to program development - Brown, James Dean c1995

          Book Essential

        6. Course design: developing programs and materials for language learning - Dublin, Fraida, Olshtain, Elite 1986

          Book Essential

        7. A course in language teaching: practice and theory - Ur, Penny 1996

          Book Essential

        8. A step forward: investigating expertise in materials evaluation - K. Johnson, M. Kim, L. Ya-Fang, A. Nava 21/07/2006

          Article Recommended

        9. ESP: The textbook problem - John Swales 1980-9

          Article Recommended

        10. MATSDA Home

          Website Recommended Materials Development Association website - may be useful.

    7. Session seven: Evaluating Specific Materials 12 items
      1.  

         1.    See the reading list for Evaluating Resources

         2.    As with Evaluating Resources, the Tomlinson & McGrath books are a good start:

      2. Core Reading for Session 7 Evaluating Specific materials 3 items
        1. Materials evaluation and design for language teaching - Ian McGrath 2016

          Book Suggested for Student Purchase

      3. Further Reading for Session 7 Evaluating Specfic Materials 8 items
        1. An evaluative checklist for self-access materials - H. Reinders 01/07/2006

          Article Recommended A useful read

        2. English language teaching materials: theory and practice - Harwood, Nigel 2010

          Book 

    8. Session one: Planning a series of lessons or a short course 8 items
      1. See the reading lists for session 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6

      2. Teachers as course developers - Graves, Kathleen 1996

        Book Essential

      3. English language teaching materials: theory and practice - Harwood, Nigel 2010

        Book Essential A series of chapters covering materials design for a range of areas. Chapters provide a theoretical background and sample materials (e.g. 'materials to develop speaking skills')

      4. Planning from lesson to lesson: a way of making lesson planning easier - Woodward, Tessa, Lindstromberg, Seth 1995

        Book Recommended

      5. Developing materials for language teaching - Ebooks Corporation Limited 2014

        Book  A range of chapters on materials design and for different contexts and courses. Part A/chpt. 2 has a chapter on adapting courses.

    9. Session ten: Monitoring & evaluating courses 11 items
      1. Language curriculum design - I. S. P. Nation, John Macalister, Askews & Holts Library Services 2010

        Book Essential Chapter 8

      2. The Cambridge guide to teaching English to speakers of other languages - Nunan, David, Carter, Ronald 2001

        Book Recommended

      3. Facing the future: language educators across Europe - Dupuis, Véronique, European Centre for Modern Languages 2003

        Book Recommended

      4. The elements of language curriculum: a systematic approach to program development - Brown, James Dean c1995

        Book Essential

      5. Research in the language classroom - Brumfit, C. J., Mitchell, R. J., British Council 1990

        Book Further

      6. Language program evaluation: theory and practice - Lynch, Brian K. c1996

        Book Recommended

      7. The learner-centred curriculum: a study in second language teaching - Nunan, David 1988

        Book Further

      8. Evaluation - Rea-Dickins, Pauline, Germaine, Kevin 1992

        Book Recommended

      9. The ELT curriculum: design, innovation, and management - White, Ronald V. 1988

        Book Recommended

    10. Further Background Reading 17 items
      A range of additional resources that you can refer to, depending on your interests and availability of other books
      1. On Course Design 7 items
        1. General English syllabus design: curriculum and syllabus design for the general English classroom - Brumfit, Christopher c1984

          Book Further See: General purpose language teaching: a variable focus

        2. Classroom decision-making: negotiation and process syllabuses in practice - Breen, Michael P., Littlejohn, Andrew 2005, c2000

          Book Recommended

        3. The elements of language curriculum: a systematic approach to program development - Brown, James Dean c1995

          Book Essential

        4. Curriculum renewal in school foreign language learning - Clark, John L. c1987

          Book Further

        5. Teachers as course developers - Graves, Kathleen 1996

          Book Essential

        6. English for specific purposes: a learning-centred approach - Hutchinson, Tom, Waters, Alan 1987

          Book Recommended

        7. Three Approaches to Task-Based Syllabus Design - Michael H. Long and Graham Crookes

          Article Essential

      2. On Language Teaching Principles & Methodologies 10 items
        1. Tasks and language learning: integrating theory and practice - Crookes, Graham, Gass, Susan M. c1993

          Book Recommended

        2. Context and culture in language teaching - Kramsch, Claire J. c1993

          Book Further

        3. Second language pedagogy - N. S. Prabhu 1987

          Book Further

        4. Approaches and methods in language teaching - Richards, Jack C., Rodgers, Theodore S. c2001

          Book Recommended

        5. ESP today: a practitioner's guide - Robinson, Pauline C. 1991

          Book Further

        6. A cognitive approach to language learning - Skehan, Peter 1998

          Book Further

        7. Task-Based Language Education: From Theory to Practice - Branden, Kris van den 2006 (electronic resource)

          Book Further

        8. Aspects of language teaching - Widdowson, H. G. 1990

          Book Further

        9. The lexical syllabus: a new approach to language teaching - Willis, Dave, University of Birmingham 1990

          Book Recommended

    11. Course design websites 4 items