*Technology Development & Communication
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Introduction

The role of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) in education is becoming increasingly important in schools and universities around the globe. This Master of Technology Development & Communications will appeal to those wishing to take an active role in shaping the future direction of ICT and Education, through careers in Education, Educational ICT or further research. This course will address the 'why' as well as the 'how' of technology and education, offering an opportunity to combine academic research with hands on experience.

The program aims to:

  • broaden students’ knowledge and experience of a wide range of technologically mediated learning environments and of designing and developing such environments for teaching, learning and communications
  • enable students to research and evaluate the use of ICT in educational and other contexts;
  • provide students with a range of strategies for managing the introduction of ICT into educational settings;
  • develop students’ interest in and knowledge and understanding of wider social and theoretical debates which impact on the use of ICT in education.

Course Structure

Categories Subject Name Style Credit Hours Semester Note
compulsory: 13 credit
Common Course Introduction to the Development of Technology and Communication compulsory 3 3 1 Non-credit
Seminar on Library & Information Science compulsory 3 3 1
Instructional Design compulsory 3 3 1
Seminar compulsory 4 4 1
Elective: 19 credit
Curriculum Course Education Research on Media Literacy Elective 3 3 1 at least 2 credit
Seminar on Educational Technology and Communications Elective 3 3 1
Learning Psychology Elective 3 3 1
Seminar on Information Communication Systems Elective 3 3 1
Seminar on Information Ethics Elective 3 3 1
The Study of Curriculum Reform Elective 3 3 1
Study of Multimedia Elective 3 3 1
Others Elective 3 3 2
Instruction Course The Study of Integrated Approach to Teaching Elective 3 3 1 At least 1 credit
Research Methods in Academic Essays Elective 3 3 1
Advanced Educational Statistics Elective 3 3 1
Qualitative Research Methods Elective 3 3 1
Action Research Elective 3 3 1
Experimental Design Elective 3 3 1
The Study of Instruction of Community Resources Elective 3 3 1
The Study of media education Elective 3 3 1
Knowledge Construction and Instruction Elective 3 3 1
The Study of Instructional Psychology Elective 3 3 2
Study of animation design Elective 3 3 2
Design and development for digital content and instructional materials Elective 3 3 2
Seminar on Information Literacy Elective 3 3 2
Web-based Instruction and Learning Elective 3 3 2
Application Evaluation for media and Technology Elective 3 3 2
Study of Computer Assisted Instruction Elective 3 3 2
The Introduction of e-learning Elective 3 3 2
Research on Information Seeking Behavior Elective 3 3 2
Seminar on distance education Elective 3 3 2
Design and development for instructional materials Elective 3 3 2
Others