MA in Computer Assisted Language Learning - CALL

General

Program Description

(Distance learning, in association with the Department of Multimedia and Graphic Arts)

About us

The program aims to meet the needs of the local community and language teachers worldwide.

It aims to develop the knowledge and skills needed today for professional careers in teaching a second/foreign language with the use of new technologies at all levels of education (pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary). It focuses on learning theories, pedagogical methods and technological applications in language teaching. It is consistent with contemporary learning theories and methods in language teaching as well as dealing with the theories and methods of application of new technologies in teaching and learning languages taught as a second (L2) or as a Foreign Language (FL). Although not limited to the teaching of English as a second/foreign language, the objectives of the proposed Master’s program are consistent with the technological standard for the teaching of English as a Second Language (Teaching English as a Second Language Technology Standards Framework, 2008).

Specifically, upon completion of the program, it is expected that students will have acquired specialized knowledge, skills and experiences in Computer Assisted Language Learning and in Autonomous and Lifelong Learning.

Type and Number of Students

The MA in CALL program aims to attract language teachers from around the world (from government and private schools as well as tertiary education in Cyprus and Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, North America and Australia), seeking to attend a graduate program in this subject and with this particular mode. The maximum number of students admitted is 15-20, following a competitive process, in order to maintain a high level of quality.

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Last updated May 2019

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CUT is constantly committed to promoting research excellence and is internationally distinguished in this area, providing a total of 40 million Euros of external funding for 227 research programmes. The latest European HORIZON 2020 programme has secured funding over 9 million Euros, with 23 research proposals, marking the highest rate of success in Cyprus. Recent successes include two ERC strategic projects totalling 3.3 million Euros, two “Teaming for Excellence” research proposals led by the CUT, which ensured the highest pan-European rating and participation in the creation of a RISE Excellence Center for technological and business innovation. Read less