Education And Technology MA

This masters degree will:

  • critically evaluate research and development in ICT in education
  • enhance your knowledge of the practical applications of ICT in education.

Features

This masters degree provides the opportunity to:

  • tackle the fast-changing issues surrounding the use of ICT in education
  • work with a wide range of digital technologies currently used in education, from virtual learning environments to computer games, mobile learning and social media
  • join a network of like-minded professionals at the cutting edge of technology-enhanced learning in different sectors, including primary and secondary schools, further education colleges, universities and adult education
  • apply the latest educational theory to your everyday professional practice
  • develop research skills and progress on to doctoral research.

Who is this programme for?

Teachers working in primary, secondary and further education, higher education and adult education (including ICT co-ordinators in schools and colleges, and teachers of non-ICT subjects who are interested in using ICT in their teaching), ICT support staff, educational software developers, local authority advisers, education administrators and managers, librarians and information resource managers.

Entry requirements

A good first degree in any subject.

How are you assessed?

By coursework assignments and a 20,000-word dissertation or 10,000-word report.

Attendance

Mixed mode, including face-to-face evening sessions and online learning.

Attendance requirements vary by module. Both core modules are taught on weekday evenings (5-8pm), with Education and Technology: Key Issues and Debates (MMAICT_01) also offered on an online distance basis.

Full-time students should expect to attend two evenings per week during term time (or the equivalent in other forms of participation), as well as setting aside several hours each week for preparation and coursework. Part-time students should expect to set aside half this time.

More information

This programme is taught by a team of internationally recognised experts in ICT and education from the Institute's London Knowledge Lab. All the teaching staff and tutors are active researchers in the field of education technology, and the course offers students the opportunity to engage with the research work currently taking place in the Knowledge Lab.

Students may have the opportunity to study an optional module from a different study area. In the past, students have taken:

Internet Cultures: Theory and Practice

Issues in Museum Studies

Justice: Contemporary Social Issues and Perspectives

Current Developments in Science Education

Learning and Teaching With Simulation

Psychology for Special Needs

Development Education in the Era of Globalisation

 

Core modules

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