In the Department of EMD, students work towards a Master of Arts in ELT Materials Development. The department aims to investigate the problems in the present state of ELT materials in Korea, and foster the skills and knowledge to develop appropriate materials to aid English teaching professionals.
The objectives of the Dept. of EMD are
To provide students with training in English listening, speaking, reading and writing so that they will be able to use English naturally in an international environment.
To provide the fundamental knowledge and skills for cultivating professional English material developers.
To provide practical training in the planning, writing, publishing, editing, producing and distributing of English educational materials.
To investigate the current situation of English teaching materials used in Korea,
in order to identify areas for improvement and enhance quality.
To teach how to develop teaching materials using various types of media.
To explore effective applications of various kinds of materials in ELT fields.