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Faculty of Arts & Humanities



Faculty of Arts & Humanities

 

Educational Technology via distance learning

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Educational Technology Online via distance learning
Bachelor's Degree - Educational Technology Online via distance learning
Master's Degree - Educational Technology Online via distance learning
Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Educational Technology Online via distance learning

 

This program presents effective theory- and research-based strategies to integrate technology resources and technology-based methods into the classroom practices. It is designed from a teacher's perspective. It reviews the qualities and the benefits of the currently available computer technology options to educators while providing numerous applications. The program successfully integrates instructional design principles, methods, media, and computing. Also, it uses a learner-centered approach that focuses on designing solid instructions that are enhanced technologically to increase learning. It details the theories and applications of educational technology.

 

Academic Supervisor : Thomas Bao - Shan Lin
More information about this academic supervisor at Bircham University Human Network. More info...

 

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):
1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).

 

Educational Technology
Classroom Technology
Design of Learning Systems
Applied Educational Technologies
Software & Hardware Management
Disabilities & Assistive Technology
Management Information Systems

 

 

Educational Technology via distance learning

 

This module is applicable to Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctor) Degree Programs. This academic program is designed at the postgraduate level (Master’s or Doctoral). This module may also be adapted to complete the course requirements of Specialist, Expert Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree. A further option is the enrollment into each of the courses listed within this specialization module. This module may be combined or completed with other modules from this faculty. More info...

 

Specialist - Expert Diploma - Educational Technology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 1.050 Euros (1.350 US$) ... 1.470 Euros (1.890 US$).
Specialist - Expert Diploma Online : 15 ... 21 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Educational Technology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits - Select 5 courses for the online diploma of Specialist or 7 courses for the Expert Diploma from the total of courses from this specialization module.

 

Bachelor's Degree - Educational Technology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 3.510 Euros (4.420 US$) ... 6.800 Euros (8.700 US$).
Bachelor's Degree Online : 130 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Educational Technology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits + 60 credits in General Education (may be transferred from previous education and professional experience) + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board.

 

Master's Degree - Educational Technology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 4.680 Euros (6.120 US$) ... 7.020 Euros (9.180 US$).
Master's Degree Online : 36 ... 54 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Educational Technology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 13 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Doctor Ph.D. Degree - Educational Technology Online via distance learning
Tuition Fee : 5.850 Euros (7.650 US$) ... 9.360 Euros (12.240 US$).
Doctor Ph.D. Degree Online : 45 ... 72 Academic credits required for this distance learning degree program.
Composition: Educational Technology via distance learning = 21 Academic credits + Additional courses may be selected from other modules in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities from Bircham International University if required. This selection must be approved by the Distance Learning University Education Board. + 18 Academic credits > Research methodology and final project or thesis.

 

Payment plans are available upon request up to 24 monthly installments.

 

 

BIU adapts each distance learning higher education degree program to the needs of each student.

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METHOD OF INSTRUCTION: Distance Learning Higher Education

 

This distance learning education program is completed by a traditional correspondence instruction method. Once you sign up for the course, Bircham International University will send you (to your mailing address) the suggested textbooks. After reading the book, you will be asked to write a 20 to 35 pages report that reflect your understanding of the book. This report is equivalent to the exam and can be submitted by email or mail. Bircham International University will evaluate your written work. If passed, BIU will issue the corresponding diploma. For more instructions about BIU pedagogy, tutoring, and evaluation, please read our distance learning education study guide. More info...

 

Students enrolling into this distance education program should be aware that:
1. Location: Bircham International University needs a functional geographical location to ship the book and materials for successful completion of this program of study.
2. Communication: Email, courier, phone are key communication instruments with Bircham University that play an important role in the progress and support of this program of study.
3. Capacity: Any impediment, physical or psychological, to read a book and write a report must be communicated to Bircham International University prior to enrollment into this distance learning program.
4. Technology: No specific technology is required to complete this distance education program.
5. Language: Book reading and report writing in other language than English must be requested (and approved by BIU) prior to enrollment in any distance learning program.
6. Discrimination: There is no discrimination with respect to race, color, gender, beliefs or religion.
7. Age: Check the admission requirements for each distance education degree program. More info...

 

All information related to the distance learning degree programs is in English, although you may, upon request and approval, submit the required assignments in other languages.

 

Duration - Educational Technology Online via distance learning

For a program of 21 credits, the estimated time for completion is 21 weeks. For 45 credits, the estimated time for completion will be 45 weeks, and so on. Calculations are approximate. The length of each distance learning degree program is calculated based on an average of 15 hours of learning per week. It also depends on the number of validated credits from previous knowledge and the level of commitment to the studies.

 

 

Educational Technology via distance learning

Courses list (each subject accounts for 3 academic credits):


1 BIU Earned Credit = 1 USA Semester Credit (15 hours of learning) = 2 ECTS Credit (30 hours of study).
This course is suitable for company training. More info...

 

Educational Technology
This course explores the social, cultural, economic, and political dimensions of technology uses in education from a policy standpoint. It also focuses on educational technologies at homes, libraries, and the workplace.
Academic Supervisor : Thomas Bao - Shan Lin

Classroom Technology
This course concentrates on integrating computers into the classroom, with particular emphasis on productivity and the curriculum. Internet applications, network applications, access to electronic data bases, multimedia, and instructional techniques are the major areas of emphasis. The course focuses on: the application of technology in instruction; strategies for hardware/software selection, installation, and maintenance; and the use of technology-based tools to support instruction.
Academic Supervisor : Thomas Bao - Shan Lin

Design of Learning Systems
This course focuses on issues and problems related to the design of learning systems involving new pedagogical approaches and technologies. It provides know-how on a wide range of integrated learning systems and technologies, including both those that are widely used in educational settings and those that are state-of-the-art.
Academic Supervisor : Samuel Murinda

Applied Educational Technologies
This course reviews the topics related to learning and teaching in situations involving new technologies. It teaches how to apply research findings and theories to technology-rich educational settings. It deals with the interaction of learning and teaching with new technologies.
Academic Supervisor : Carmen Ramirez Hurtado

Software & Hardware Management
This course explains the use of hardware and software functions to solve applications and fulfill the needs commonly found in information technology systems, computer environments, database systems, networks, peripherals, and telecommunication systems.
Academic Supervisor : John Stanley Bircham

Disabilities & Assistive Technology
This course is designed to help professionals in schools understand assistive technology for students with disabilities. It focuses on students with mild mental handicaps, learning disabilities, or emotional disturbances. It also explains teaching strategies for students with disabilities including: autism, brain injury, deafness, blindness, orthopedic and other health impairments, and multiple handicaps.
Academic Supervisor : Thomas Bao - Shan Lin

Management Information Systems
This course analyzes information systems and their role in organizations. It focuses on the management of information resources for optimum performance. It reviews hardware, software, data storage, and telecommunication technologies, and considers the issues of emerging technologies, social and ethical concerns, security, and control. It explains the best use of computers to minimize cost and optimize results.
Academic Supervisor : Jose A. Cordova

 

Admission - Educational Technology Online via distance learning

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For official admission status at Bircham International University distance learning higher education degree programs, you need to send in a filled out, dated and signed official Application for Admission. You may download this application form from our website or request it by email or mail. Please send this application and enclosed documents to the corresponding BIU Office and allow ten business days for processing. You may also submit this application and attached documents by email in PDF Format.

Allow ten business days for processing.

ALL applicants must:
* Fill out the application for admission;
* Submit one ID-sized photo; and
* Date and sign the application.

ALL Bachelor's, Master's and Doctorate applicants also must:
* Attach biodata in the form of a Curriculum Vitae (Resume);
* Submit Registration Fee of 200 €uros or 250 US$ (contact BIU Office for payment details);
* Include copies of diplomas, transcripts, relevant documents; and
* Include any additional program proposal, scholarship request, etc. (optional).

 

Bircham International University issues an admission certificate after receiving your complete application for admission. This document will show the amount of credits transferred and validated from previous education and experience, and the amount of credits required to complete the distance learning degree program's major. Bircham University can not perform this evaluation without the complete application for admission.

 

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Recognition - Educational Technology Online via distance learning

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Non formal and independent education leading to degrees not formally recognized by a Ministry of Education.
Acceptance of these distance learning higher education academic credits is always the prerogative of the receiving institution or employer. Recognition criteria differ depending on each educational institution or company policy and country legal framework.

 

 

Recommended Professional References

Educational Technology Online via distance learning

 

Bircham International University graduates may join many professional associations. Membership requirements for each association may vary depending on the degree program, specialization and graduate resume on each occasion. BIU can not guarantee membership in all instances. BIU does not intermediate in these procedures. Bircham International University provides this list of recommended memberships and professional references because we consider that joining the proper association(s) is the best way to become an updated professional. Contact directly the ones you select.

 

AAACE - The American Association for Adult and Continuing Education

AAOU - Asian Association of Open Universities

AAUW - American Association of University Women

ABED - Associação Brasileira de Educação a Distância

ABPEE - Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa em Educação Especial

ABRAPEC - Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa em Educação em Ciências

AECT - Association for Educational Communications and Technology

AHEA - Adult Higher Education Alliance

AISEAD - Associação Ibero-Americana de Educação Superior a Distância

ANCED - Asociación Nacional de Centros de Enseñanza a Distancia

ANPAE - Associação Nacional de Políticas e Administração da Educação

APAIE - Asia-Pacific Association for International Education

CAEL - Council for Adult and Experiential Learning

DEA - Development Education Association

EFVET - European Forum of Technical and Vocational Education and Training

ESREA - European Society for Research on the Education of Adults

IACET - International Association for Continuing Education & Training

IADL - International Association for Distance Learning (UK)

IAE - International Association of Educators

IAED - International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society

ICDE - International Council Distance Education

ICHE - International Council for Higher Education

IFEES - International Federation of Engineering Education Societies

INTCODE - International Commission on Distance Education

ODAEE - Organización de las Américas para la Excelencia Educativa

USDLA - United States Distance Learning Association

WAOE - World Association for Online Education

 

 

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