Educational Technology master’s program in Tallinn University
Educational Technologymaster’s program in Tallinn University Hans Põldoja
Educational Technology MA program in TLU• 2 year (120 ECTS) master program• Launched in 2010• 36 active students• 1 defended MA thesis
Reasons for opening the MA program• Multimedia and Learning Systems MA curriculum 2001...2009• IFI’s increasing research capacity in educational technology• Increasing need for educational technologists
Target group• Open master’s program• Working educational technologists• Teachers and lecturers• Trainers and training managers• ...
Structure of the curriculumGeneral Subjects 8 ECTS Master Thesis 30 ECTSFree Electives 16 ECTS Core Subjects 66 ECTS
Core Subjects ICT development and Learning design knowledge management Compulsory subjects 13 ECTS in organization 16 ECTS 18 ECTS Master thesis seminar IPrinciples of Learning Design Research Methods 3 ECTS 4 ECTS 4 ECTS Master thesis seminar IILearning Environments and 3 ECTS Innovation TechnologiesLearning Networks 3 ECTS 4 ECTS Creating Digital Learning Electives 19 ECTS Resources 3 ECTS Research Trends and Evaluation in Educational Apprenticeship Practice in Technology 4 ECTS Educational Technology Councelling in Educational 10 ECTS Technology 3 ECTS Knowledge Management 3 ECTS Learning Analytics 3 ECTS
Electives• Digital Media Production (3 ECTS)• Multimedia Development (5 ECTS)• Educational Technology Infrastructure Seminar (3 ECTS)• Learning Management Systems (3 ECTS)• Project Management (6 ECTS)• Legal Issues Related to IT-Development (4 ECTS)• ...
Organization of studies• Lessons in every second weekend (8 times in a semester)• Independent work is supported with e- learning
Experiences with various learning environments• EduFeedr• Dippler• LePress• IVA• Moodle
Open educational practices• Open learning environments• Open learning resources• Open learning goals• Open online courses
Topic areas of MA thesis• Digital learning resources in environmental education• Educational technology competencies• Cross-subject learning scenarios• Internet safety• Course development• E-learning in vocational education• E-learning content development• Communities of practice• E-portfolios