Announcing the Beyond Distance MSc in Innovative Education and Training

Beyond Distance Research Alliance is very pleased and excited to announce its first degree programme: MSc in Innovative Education and Training. This exciting new course will be conducted by collaborative distance learning. Students will benefit from the tutorial support of our own Professor Gilly Salmon, Dr Alejandro Armellini, and Dr Palitha Edirisingha. The programme will begin October 2010, and can be completed in only 22 months. Study will pursue the themes of learning design, technology, innovation, change, research, and futures. Planned modules include

  1. Learning Innovation
  2. Research to Practice
  3. Looking Back for Moving Forward: Hindsight and Insight
  4. Creating the Future for Learning: Foresight and Oversight
  5. Proposal Preparation and Pilot
  6. Learning Futures Project

Above image is a collage created as an online e-tivity by the international delegates to the Beyond Distance Learning Futures Festival Online 2010

Our goal in this course is to enhance practice and professional development in technology-rich educational environments, giving students the opportunity to consider and critique the developments, likely trajectory and implications of digital technologies for learning. Participants will be encouraged to identify, formulate and debate theoretical and practical insights into education and training at any level and in any country and sector.

If you have been looking for a masters programme that will not only prepare you for the future of learning and training but also to be a leader in this field, this is the course for you!

For more information and to inquire further, visit http://www.le.ac.uk/beyonddistance/miet.

Terese Bird, Learning Technologist

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  1. Beyond Distance Research Alliance

     /  June 30, 2010

    MSc in Innovative Education and Training

    Thank you for your interest in this programme. We are not currently in a position to recruit students to this course for October 2010, but may do so in the future. We will update this site with information over the coming months to let you know when this programme will be available.

    If you are interested in pursuing a full or part-time research degree please visit the site for the PhD in e-Learning and Learning Technologies: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/beyond-distance-research-alliance/About%20Us/phd-in-e-learning-and-learning-technologies

    To find out more about our research projects in e-learning and learning technologies please visit the Media Zoo: http://www.le.ac.uk/mediazoo/

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