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Learning Opportunity: Learning, Education and Technology, Master's Programme in Education, Master of Arts (Education) (2y)

Learning, Education and Technology, Master's Programme in Education, Master of Arts (Education) (2y)

Course Information

Learning, Education and Technology –master’s programme consists of 1) General Studies (5 credits), 2) Minor Subject Studies in Learning, Education and Technology (25 credits), 3) Major Subject Studies (85 credits), and 4) Optional Studies (5 credits). Main contents of the LET Master’s degree programme include theoretical approaches for self-regulated learning, collaborative learning, and technology-enhanced learning. To support students’ thesis work, research studies inludes both qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-method approaches. In addition, working-life connections and entrepreneurial competences are emphasized as a transversal content in most of the courses.

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Duration Information: 

2 vuotta

Costs: 

for non-EU/EEA citizens 13000

Credits: 

120 ECTS credits

Provider Information

Provider Name: 
University of Oulu, Faculty of Education
Provider Contact Info: 

University of Oulu, Faculty of Education
admissions.officer@oulu.fi
hakijapalvelut@oulu.fi
0294 480 000
PL 2000, 90014, OULUN YLIOPISTO
Linnanmaa, Snellmania, 90570, OULU
Yliopistokatu 9, Oulu,
Finland
Faculty of Education
P.O. Box 2000
FI-90014 University of Oulu, Finland
+358 294 48 0000

Qualifications Awarded

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Qualification Awarded:
Kasvatustieteen maisteri
Qualification awarded description:

Learning, Education and Technology (LET) is a full-time two-year international Master’s Programme (120 ECTS credits). After completing the programme, students are awarded a Master of Arts (Education) degree, which enables them to continue their academic studies at the doctoral level. Study language is english.

LET programme prepares experts who can apply information and communication technology in various learning contexts. LET studies rely on three theoretical pillars: Self-regulated learning, collaborative learning, and technology-enhanced learning. Both theoretical content and practical solutions offered during the studies are based on latest knowledge and findings in the field of learning sciences.
LET programme aims to develop knowledge and competencies needed in modern education, namely skills for designing, conducting, assessing and analyzing versatile learning situations whether face-to-face or technologically mediated. Moreover, many of the 21st century skills that are required in today’s working life are highlighted and supported in LET studies. Working-life connections are highlighted throughout the LET programme. The studies are implemented in collaboration with national and international research and teaching partners.

 

Learning outcomes:

LET graduates are able to

  • make use of the essential learning theories in the contexts of individual and collaborative learning, technology-enhanced learning and lifelong learning,
  • take into use various tools, software and services which support learning activities
  • work collaboratively and share own knowledge in multiple networks and communities
  • pedagogically use and evaluate different technologies in interaction, learning, and content production
  • design and implement technology-enhanced learning in local and global contexts
  • explain the process of self-regulated learning and develop their self-regulated and co-regulated learning skills
  • support strategic learning and motivation of different aged learners
  • value the importance of entrepreneurial competences as a part of their own learning and in various learning contexts
  • use research literature and research methods from the field of the learning sciences, as well as conduct scientific research and produce new scientific knowledge in the field of learning sciences and technology-enhanced learning.
  • recognise the role of educational technology within higher education institutions, working life and society, and are able to show it in their own working life.

 

Course Locations

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Course address:

Linnanmaa, Snellmania, 90570, OULU