Degree Type: 

Master of Education

Department: 

Department of Mathematics and ICT Education

Programme Duration: 

2 years (Standard Entry)

Modes of Study: 

Regular

About Programme: 

The MEd programme (non-research) is by course work only and is done in one academic year of two semesters with a minimum credit load of 30.

The programme is open to teachers at all levels of the education system, as well as other suitably qualified professionals working in the area of education and training.

Entry Requirements: 

First degree with at least, second class lower division in natural sciences and liberal arts

Goal / Objectives: 

The goal of the M.Phil. programme is to produce high caliber graduates with professional skills in the development of educational software, employ technology oriented pedagogy for teaching and learning and to further spearhead contemporary research in information technology application in education.

Career Opportunities: 

Not Published

Programme Structure

Level 800

First Semester

EIT 801: Computers in Education & Human Development
3 Credit(s)

This course is designed to give students appropriate knowledge and skills emphasizing interactions between humans and computers. Students will be exposed to issues related to End-User Computing.

EIT 803: Programming Language for Education
3 Credit(s)

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EIT 805: Instructional Design and Development
3 Credit(s)

This course is to orient learners in terms of instructional design theory and practice.  After this module students should be able to design and develop a computer based learning program to meet specified learning needs.

EIT 807: Learning Theory for Education & Training with Technology
3 Credit(s)

This course is not only to provide information about key concepts in learning theory, but also to provide essential referential building blocks for learners to consider what makes technology-assisted learning different in process, to learning without technology

EIT 809: Research Methods in Information Technology
3 Credit(s)

This course is designed to provide students with advanced knowledge in educational research and its application to Information Technology.

IT 811: Information System Project Management
3 Credit(s)

The course exposes students to the fundamentals of Project Management

Second Semester

EIT 802: Assessment Strategies in Education and Training
3 Credit(s)

This course provides students with knowledge of the principles, forms and strategies for assessing learning of various kinds, especially those involved with cognitive skill development. 

EIT 804: Modalities of Technology for Education and Training
3 Credit(s)

This course will enable the educational practitioners to act as a consultant during the construction and implementation of computer-based applications according to different modalities of technology for education and training.

EIT 806: Computers as Learning Tools
3 Credit(s)

In this course, the student will learn how to:  identify computer applications that could function as Mind tools, and use a number of mind tools to construct knowledge bases or

to interpret information about a skill/activity/topic in the course of teaching:

EIT 810: Design of Computer Networks
3 Credit(s)

This course provides fundamental concepts of computer networking. The learners will design effective networks for educational purposes. 

EIT 814: ICTs in Distance Education
3 Credit(s)

The course examines a variety of Information and Communication Technology systems for distance learning and the challenges surrounding their selection and application

EIT 816: Programming Language for Education
3 Credit(s)

The course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to develop applications in Microsoft Visual Basic.net, C# and PHP MySQL.