Master in Computer Assisted Language Learning

Cyprus University of Technology

Program Description

Master in Computer Assisted Language Learning

Cyprus University of Technology

Course Description

The MA in CALL course is a 3-semester course of 90 ECTS credit. The course covers areas such as Second Language Acquisition, Language Teaching Methodologies, Second Language (L2) Instructional Technology, L2 Assessment &b Testing, Research Methodologies/Design, L2 Curriculum Development and Evaluation, Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL), CALL from the student's perspective and research in the area of CALL. All modules are online. It consists of 2 5-day residentials of 2-ECTS credit each, eight modules of 7-ECTS credit each, and a 30 ECTs credit module on research in CALL.

Aims

The programme 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 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 programme 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 programme, it is expected that students will have acquired specialised knowledge, skills and experiences in Computer Assisted Language Learning and in Autonomous and Lifelong Learning.

Type and Number of Students

The MA in CALL programme 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 programme in this subject and with this particular model. The maximum number of students admitted is 15-20, following a competitive process, in order to maintain the high level of quality.

MA programme requirements

As in all other Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) postgraduate programmes, attendance is continuous and mandatory and is it in full-time basis only . The courses are offered online, synchronously and asynchronously aiming at facilitating working students.

To obtain the MA degree in CALL the following are required:

  • Study of at least 3 semesters. The maximum study duration is 6 semesters.
  • Successful completion of 90 ECTS, which includes graduate courses and a Master’s thesis.
  • The CUT programmes are based on the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS). An ECT represents 25-30 hours per semester.
  • A postgraduate student is considered full-time in a given semester if the total workload in the semester carries 27-30 ECTS.
  • A postgraduate student is considered to be part-time in a given semester if the total workload in the semester reaches 26 ECTS.

Deadline for Applications is the 31st of May 2018.

Language of Instruction

The programme is offered in English as a common language of the international community and the most commonly taught language in CALL, excellent knowledge of English is thus required.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 26, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Online
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
3 - 6 semesters
Full time
Price
Price
4,100 EUR
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Locations
Cyprus - Limassol, Limassol
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€4,100 for EU citizens and €7,200 for all other students