MEd in Educational Studies: Curriculum & Instruction
Distance Learning

MEd in Educational Studies: Curriculum & Instruction

MEd in Educational Studies: Curriculum & Instruction
Distance Learning

MEd in Educational Studies: Curriculum & Instruction

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Duration18 months

Fees
€5,940 for whole program

LanguageGreek

CampusN/A

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Qualification Awarded Master (MEd) in Educational Studies: Curriculum & Instruction
Level Of Qualification Master (2nd Cycle Degree)
Offered by Department of Education
Mode of Study Distance Learning

1. Adapt to the constantly changing social reality that demands a flexible and adaptive educational system and educators that effectively promote educational policy.
2. Demonstrate skills that exploit the benefits offered by technology in lesson planning and learning experiences.
3. Demonstrate skills for investigating educational issues and design intervention programs for solving problematic situations in education.
4. Apply a wide range of teaching methods, techniques and methodological approaches in order to be able to integrate various social issues in education.
5. Engage in critical study of educational policy and educational programs or activities implemented in schools.
6. Employ effective techniques for developing research programs within accepted ethical research guidelines.
7. Demonstrate working knowledge skills in information and communication technologies, the use of multimedia and supervisory devices, both for learning purposes and exchanging information and facilitate students and educators’ access to pedagogy-related resources.
8. Apply the results of educational research in schools and society in general. Develop innovative curriculum and teaching materials.
9. Synthesize broad knowledge, skills, interconnections and epistemology in an educational setting.

The graduates of the Program will have the knowledge and skills required for the design and implementation of educational programmes with emphasis on using technology and on interdisciplinary values. Educators from all levels of formal education (Pre-school, primary education, secondary education, technical professional education) are expected to acquire the knowledge and expertise to act as hubs for education for the construction of powerful learning environments in their schools, or to be assigned consulting or curriculum development duties by educational authorities

Specific Admission Requirements
Students admitted to the programme are expected to hold a Bachelor Degree from an accredited University either in education, in humanities and social sciences. Also they are expected to be fluent in Greek and English.

Recognition of Prior Learning
There are no specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning for this Program. Candidates can be granted transfer credits according to the general arrangements for recognition of prior learning of the University.

General Criteria
Candidates applying for a Postgraduate Degree must submit an accredited Bachelor's Degree or equivalent qualification, along with official documents with detailed undergraduate coursework – grades.

General Criteria for Distance Learning
All Distance Learning Programmes are offered by means of E-Learning methods. Therefore, students applying to enter DL Programmes, additionally to the academic requirements of each programme, they must have a good level of digital literacy:
The list of prerequisite digital literacy and equipment that the student should have available in order to participate and be an active member of the program include:

- Access to reliable broadband internet
- Computer with camera and microphone capacity
- Ability to send and receive emails and files
- Ability to operate within a web digital environment such as the learning platform
- Ability to manage word-processing, presentation and other basic office application functions.

Special Criteria
The admission requirements are specified in the General Student Regulations as well as in the Frederick University Studies Regulation.
An undergraduate degree from a recognized university or the equivalent international qualification or an acceptable professional qualification is considered a main academic requirement.
Additionally, very good knowledge of Greek and English is extremely important. The demonstration of satisfactory knowledge of English language (suitable qualifications may include TOEFL, IELTS, GCSE, IGCSE, and Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English or equivalent) is an advantage.

Prospective students are expected to submit their application and all related documents, such as copies of their degrees, transcripts, two letters of recommendation from professors or supervisors in the workplace and a research interest report. Where the Program Committee deems necessary, the candidates may be asked for an interview meeting.

By the expiry of the application deadline for admission to the program, the Evaluation Program Committee will evaluate prospective students based on specific criteria, such as academic records, recommendation letters, digital literacy, research interests, interview, work experience, knowledge of Greek and / or English etc. The committee decisions are announced by electronic mail or otherwise to all candidates.

Transfer of credits from other academic institutions complies with the regulations of the University for transfer students and recognition of previous studies.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
There are no specific examination regulations, assessment and grading methods employed by this Program. The examination regulations, assessment methods and grading system for this Program are the same as the relevant general university regulations.

Graduation Requirements
Students are eligible for graduation after successfully completing 90 ECTS credits in the courses listed in the Program Structure.
Furthermore, a student can graduate only if their CGPA is greater or equal to 5.00 out of 10.00.
Graduating students with a CGPA less than 5.00 might have to take extra courses or repeat a number of courses in order to improve their grades.

Access to Further Studies
The graduates of the Program have access to doctoral programmes (3rd Cycle) in disciplines related with education.
Module Group
ECTS

The student must successfully complete 70 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1DLEDU701CURRICULUM STUDIES103
2DLEDU702EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH103
3DLEDU703TEACHING, LEARNING AND EVALUATION103
4DLEDU704MODELS OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT103

The student must successfully complete 20 ECTS, from the following list of modules:

No.CodeNameECTSHours / week
1DLEDU707CREATIVE WRITING PEDAGOGY AND RESEARCH103
2DLEDU708CHILDREN’S, YOUNG ADULT AND CROSSOVER LITERATURE IN CREATIVE WRITING CLASSROOMS103
3DLEDU709PICTURE BOOKS AND CREATIVE READING / CREATIVE WRITING103
4DLEDU710AUTHORING TEXT TYPES AND GENRES103
5DLEDU711DESIGNING LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AND DEVELOPING EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL WITH TECHNOLOGY103
6DLEDU712BLENDED, ONLINE AND DISTANCE LEARNING IN A DIGITAL AGE103
7DLEDU713CURRENT TRENDS: ROBOTICS, PROGRAMMING, MAKERSPACES, VIRTUAL AND AUGMENTED REALITY103
8DLEDU714NEW MEDIA LITERACIES: DESIGNING MULTIMEDIA FOR INSTRUCTION103
9DLEDU715DRAMA FOR LEARNING AND WELL-BEING103
10DLEDU716THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES103
11DLEDU717CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN ART EDUCATION103
12DLEDU718ART, IDENTITY AND CULTURE103
13DLEDU719CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AND INFORMAL CURRICULUM IN MATHEMATICS103
14DLEDU720THE DEVELOPMENT OF MATHEMATICAL THINKING103
15DLEDU721INTERACTIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS AND MATERIALS IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION103
16DLEDU722RECENT TRENDS IN MATHEMATICS EDUCATION103
17DLEDU723GREEK AS A FIRST, SECOND/ FOREIGN LANGUAGE , CURRICULA AND TEACHING103
18DLEDU724GREEK LANGUAGE IN DIASPORA103
19DLEDU725CONVERSATION ANALYSIS IN THE CLASSROOM103
20DLEDU726SOCIOLINGUISTICS AND LANGUAGE TEACHING103
21DLEDU705DISSERTATION I103
22DLEDU706DISSERTATION II203
Total
90
Semesters
ECTS
No.CodeNameECTS
1DLEDU701CURRICULUM STUDIES10
2DLEDU702EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH10
3ELECTIVE COURSE10
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1DLEDU703TEACHING, LEARNING AND EVALUATION10
2DLEDU704MODELS OF CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT10
3ELECTIVE COURSE10
TOTAL30
No.CodeNameECTS
1ELECTIVE COURSE10
2ELECTIVE COURSE10
3ELECTIVE COURSE10
TOTAL30


 

 
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The delivery of the program of study is supported by the following members of staff:

RankName
ProfessorProf. Areti Panaoura
Associate ProfessorDr. Nicoletta Christodoulou
Associate ProfessorDr. Nikleia Eteokleous
Associate Professor - Programme Coordinator Dr. Katerina Karatasou
Associate ProfessorDr. Victoria Pavlou
Collaborating Acad. StaffDr. Maria Eleftheriou
Collaborating Acad. StaffDr. Kallia Ioannou
Collaborating Acad. StaffDr. Electra Lipsou
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