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MAIED Master of Arts in International Education

Online in English


Overview
- Year-by-Year Breakdown - Course Description


The MAIED is designed to draw early-to-mid-career professionals with at least one year of relevant experience in traditional and/or international educational field settings. The program will encourage students to show their ability to interact with cultures or groups other than their own and to do quality graduate work in an independent/virtual setting. Strong competence in spoken and written English is highly recommended and proficiency in a language other than English is preferred.

Duration 1-2 years
Credit Value 90ECTS/36US
Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent
Languages English
Study Options Online
Tuition 3450€ yearly
Registration Fee 60€ yearly
Technology Fee 80€ yearly

The structure of a typical course will require students to read materials supplied by the university, study related materials, and perform personal research on selected topics.  Confirmation of learning may be determined via papers, projects, quizzes or exams.

 

 

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Year-by-Year Breakdown

The courses identified as core must be taken in the year indicated (where applicable). Core courses are 10ECTS/4US. The specialization is worth 20ECTS.  Maximum 3 specializations allowed, two in addition to the one included in the program. Additional specializations are subject to extra fees. Please refer to the program brochure available under the Programs tab on this Internet site for details.

Course Number Course Name Core or Elective
Year 1
MAE550 Teaching Practicum Core
MAE501 Multicultural Education Core
MAE502 International Education Core
MAE503 Pedagogy and Methodology Core
MAE504 Technology in International Education Core
MAE505 Curricula and Instruction Core
MAE506 Special Projects Core
MAE507 Specializations  
  - Adult Literacy Specialization
  - Child Development Specialization
  - ESL Specialization
  - Project Management Specialization
  - Teaching and Learning online Specialization
  - Instructional Design Specialization

 

MAE501   The World of International Education

 (10ECTS/4US)

This course introduces the student to international education from a multicultural perspective.  The course examines the teaching philosophies and paradigms found within different cultural settings, and explores methods of bridging cultural attitudes and practices across world societies.  Components of educational practices found in Latin America, Asia, Europe, and Africa-Middle East are covered.

 

MAE502   Theories of International Education

 (10ECTS/4US)

This course explores the theoretical basis of culture and its relationship to learning.  Perspectives and practices related to education are examined in light of demographic characteristics, socio-economic factors, human rights issues, and various societal problems are analyzed as they influence teaching and learning.

 

MAE503   Pedagogy and Methodology in International Education

 (10ECTS/4US)

This course presents the current foundations and applications of teaching methods that relevant to international education contexts.  Critical thinking, constructivist theory, and cultural theories guide students in preparation to be global administrators and teachers.  Students will research, develop, and apply teaching plans through in-class simulations.

 

MAE504   Technology in International Education

 (10ECTS/4US)

This course focuses on the interface of learning theory and the application of technology in both traditional and online instructional settings.  Throughout this course, there is an emphasis on using the most current technological resources while keeping within the parameters of local and national educational standards.

 

MAE505   Curriculum and Instruction in International Education

 (10ECTS/4US)

This course emphasizes the development of teaching and learning materials for primary, secondary, and tertiary educational settings.  The course is developed around four general areas:  International Advocacy, Building Bridges to Cultures, Teaching and Learning, and Study Abroad opportunities.  Students will develop a plan of action (POA) for their teaching projects.

 

MAE506   Special Projects in International Education

 (10ECTS/4US)

This course allows students to choose a specific area within their specialization area.  Work completed in this course may include researching and writing an academic paper, conducting active teaching/learning simulations in local schools, or other hands-on application as agreed upon by the instructor and student.

 

MAE507   Teaching Practicum

(10ECTS/4US)
This course prepares students in specialized teaching topics related to international education.  Students will be activity engaged as student teachers, volunteer teachers, curriculum designers, or other applications relevant to their particular ca

SPECIALIZATION COURSE OPTIONS

(20ECTS/8US)

 Students choose one of the following specializations:

  • Adult Literacy
  • Child Development
  • ESL
  • Project Management
  • Teaching and Learning Online
  • Instructional Design
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