Multilanguage Training Programs

Kazakh-American Free University was included in the program of multilingual personnel training in the pedagogical, engineering and majors for the 2013-14 academic year. In the 2013-2014 academic year, the university formed two groups on majors 5В070300 "Information Systems" and 5В010200 "Pedagogy and Methods of Primary Education." By the decision of the Department of Higher and After-University Education and International Cooperation, Kazakh American Free University was included in the program of multilingual training for the 2014-15 academic year. 4 multilingual groups majoring «Information Systems»  and  «Pedagogy and methods of primary education»  have been already formed in 2019-2020  academic year.

Student body on the majors is in Table 1.

Table 1. Students Body on the Majors of the Multilingual Training Program


Major

1 year

2 year

3 year

1.

 «Information Systems»

2

7

 

2.

 «Pedagogy and Methodology of

Elementary Education»

 

3

2

In order to provide qualitative educational process, individual curriculums, course instructional support packs in Russian and Kazakh for disciplines were designed. According to the data of the discipline structures, curricula of majors, providing training of multilingual specialists, subjects are divided into three groups: subjects, taught in Kazakh, subjects, taught in Russian, subjects, taught in English.

The distribution of subjects by language of instruction is given in Tables 2.3

Table 2. Distribution of Subjects by Language of Instruction. Major -  «Information System»

 

Russion

Kazak

English

1

Kazakh (Russian) Language

The Modern History of Kazakhstan

Foreign Language

 

Political Science

Information and Communication Technology

 

Psychology

Sociology

 

Physical Culture

Cultural Science

 

Fundamentals of Economics and Entrepreneurship

 
 

Maths

 
 

Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics

 
 

Algorithms, Data Structures and Programming

 

2

Java Programming

Professional Kazakh (Russian) Language

Philosophy

Python Programming

Labour Protection аnd Safety Technique

Professionally-oriented Foreign Language

 

Discrete Math

Foreign Language: Workshop on the Culture of Speech Communication

 

Physics I

C ++ Programming

 

Theory of Electrical Circuits

Operating Systems and Utilities

 

Physical Culture

Fundamentals of Information Systems

 

Table 3. Distribution of Subjects by Language of Instruction. Major -  «Pedagogics and Methods of Primary Education» 

 

Russion

Kazak

English

2

Professional Kazakh (Russian) Language

Pedagogics

Philosophy

Physiology of development of schoolchildren

Theory and teaching methodology "Cognition of the world"

Professionally-oriented Foreign Language

Theory and methods of educational work in elementary school

Methods of teaching the Kazakh (Russian) language

Foreign Language: Workshop on the Culture of Speech Communication

Methodology of scientific and pedagogical research

Psychological and pedagogical foundations of training and education of first graders

Children's literature

Defectology Basics

Physical education

 

3

 

Inclusive education

IT technologies in education

 

Этнопедагогика

English language teaching methodology

 

Technology of criteria-based assessment of elementary school

Theory and teaching methodology of "Artistic Work"

 

Тheory and teaching methodology "Natural Sciences"

Teaching Methodology "Self-Knowledge"

 

Organization of extracurricular work with students

 
 

Modern pedagogical technologies of primary education

 
 

Math teaching methodology

 
 

Literacy and literary reading

 

Teachers from foreign universities – KAFU partners(Concordia University (USA), Warner Pacific College (USA), Northwest Nazarene University (USA))  are involved in training of multilingual specialists. The University has appropriate physical and social infrastructure for the organization of the learning process: there is a language lab, equipped with special equipment sided sound transmission and is actively used in the practical training of English and Kazakh.