Technology has impacted almost every aspect of life today, and education is no exception. It has also expanded access to education, fostering collaboration among students from all over the world, and steady interaction with instructors and peers through technology-based tools. Technology has also changed the roles of teachers and instructors. The new model of education is based on the development of web-based instructional material to enable students to learn differently and more effectively. However, many teachers do not feel comfortable using this model and are resistant to change.
The Master in Education Technology and Instructional Design prepares teachers and instructors to achieve advanced skills in curriculum, instruction, technology integration, and leadership in the educational environments. The curriculum incorporates the latest research in learning theory, educational technology, and instructional design principles by combining real-world applications and practical skills. By the end of the program, you will develop the skills and knowledge to integrate educational technology into your classroom and further engage and develop your students.
Program Learning Outcomes
A New Approach to Learning to Apply Best Practices in Education and Corporate Training
The Master program is addressed to teachers, faculty, and experts who wish to gain a comprehensive and contemporary understanding of educational technologies and develop expertise in digital-age learning by using active learning techniques to transform the educational experience of students. At the end of the Master’s, graduates will develop the skills required to integrate current and emerging technologies into the curriculum. They will also know how to develop multimedia content, extending the classroom to online and mobile learning environments, and assess the effectiveness of technology to support student learning. Students from the Master will learn how to:
Integrate online emerging technologies into the curriculum
Use technology in their daily learning activity and in the classrooms
Understand the principles of mobile learning
Use technology to support student learning and make it more effective
Create multimedia and web-based contents
Conduct research on the impact of new technologies in education and learning
The Master curriculum equips students with a wide range of curriculum development skills, including how to develop online learning environments for specific target students and how to use a variety of techniques to assess learning. The main key areas of the master are:
Education and technology
Online products and services
Research methodologies for online teaching
The Master prepares students for becoming educational technology leaders, able to articulate and apply best practices in the creation and delivery of online courses for a variety of students, from pre-K and college through corporate training and continuing education. The master trains graduate for the following professions, that are most demanded in the education sector:
Director of Technology & Innovation
Education Technologies expert
Online curriculum designer and developer
Director of education technologies
Director of the online education department
Summer semester: April 30, 2021 - May 14, 2021
Our admissions department is here to guide you through the admissions process. You can contact our admissions office to receive a full orientation about the program and the admissions policy and requirements.
The University scholarship program includes scholarships of 20%, 30%, and 40%dedicated to qualified students. In order to apply for the scholarship, students are required to send the following documents to the admissions office.
Copy of ID
Copy of bachelor degree diploma
Scholarship application form
The University offers students the possibility to pay their tuition in 4 or 5 installments during the 12 months thanks to a personalized study plan.