Master Program in Higher Education in France

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Higher Education

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

A Master in Higher Education is ideal for students who are interested in following careers within the higher education industry, teaching them how to lead, develop policy, finance and budget programs, and work within a faculty environment.

France offers a superb higher education system to not only its citizens but also foreigners. The country's dynamic culture attracts foreign students and those interested in pursuing international courses. France has a tradition of scientific and technological innovation. This ensures that scholars fully utilize their creativity.

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AIRE EdTech Masters Program

Center for Research and Interdisciplinary (CRI)
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris

The aim of this master program is to train future teachers, researchers and entrepreneurs, to provide an understanding of the digital transformations happening in education and to help them design relevant and challenging projects. [+]

Best Masters in Higher Education in France 2017. Take action to promote education The aim of this master program is to train future teachers, researchers and entrepreneurs, to provide an understanding of the digital transformations happening in education and to help them design relevant and challenging projects. Education is now globalized: teaching supports of all kinds are available at all time and everywhere. If it is stimulated by digital economy, education must also compete with it. Schools are urged by society to encourage students’ creativity and eagerness to learn, to inspire them to undertake and share, to develop their lucidity, critical thinking and sense of solidarity. But this goals can’t easily be reached, in a context of social crises, growing inequalities and demographic needs. It is a challenge we are ready to take-up: education is in need for new entrepreneurs, teachers and researchers, and ideally, people with these three characteristics all at once. We are looking for talented students with a particular interest for exploration, experimentation and research. Our candidates must have the desire to work together on exciting collaborative projects and to contribute now to tomorrow’s education. Foster digital people The EdTech program is part of the AIRE master of the universities Paris Descartes and Paris Diderot. It develops an innovative approach of education and a teaching through research pedagogy. Career opportunities A business/job in a startup or an institution At the exit of the master, graduates Become instructional designers, editorial managers or project managers in startups and publishers Create an educational company in Europe, Africa, America or Asia … Take a teaching assignment Begin a thesis and join a laboratory. Publics At the entrance of the Master, students are Sociology students in educational sciences, biology, cognitive science, design, computer science, engineering sciences, Practicing faculty physicians involved in educational innovation. All are passionate about education and believe that its future is crucial for the future. For some students, it is a step aside for a project. This is the case of doctors who want to take time to imagine a serious game, design a simulator to train surgeons, embarking on a participatory science research, manufacture objects connected in a OpenLab for their research. . This is the case of teachers who seek a breath for a job they love and want to re-imagine. For others it is the beginning of a research curriculum that requires knowledge about learning in a digital society and that will combine several disciplines, computer science, cognitive science, physics, biology, humanities and social. For others still, designers, artists, hackers is a creative field, for sustainable development, sharing economy, the development of “common” knowledge. All meet, to discuss the tech ed (Education and technology) with 3 fields of expertise: The educational philosophy and anthropology of knowledge, digital humanities, social sciences Digital techniques, experimentation Entrepreneurship, project management,brainFoster Cadre The CRI makes available to large communities of teachers and researchers its wide experience in training through research, experience heavily supported on digital technologies used creatively. Many training activities have made it possible to capitalize on active steps the research of information, inverted class, student projects, serious games, practice in laboratory. Master 1 The first year will begin with three weeks of bootcamp aiming to give the students the basics in different computer languages and the use of technology for education purposes. The first semester will give the opportunity to every student to pick 5 courses among our curriculum but we advise the students to attend all of them. Students will do a 5 months internship for their second semester. They will be asked to come back once a week to attend lectures on cognitive science and various matters related to innovation and education. Serious games Learning by doing Scientific communication New technologies to create and share knowledge Pedagogical innovation: what is at stake? How does it happen? Open Science and Open Innovation Cognitive science Internship of 5 months Master 2 The second year will mostly be spent in internships. After an introducing week of project building, the students will have to do three internships of three months each. Workshops and lectures will happen one afternoon every week to deal with innovation analyse and design of educational project. Review and critical analysis of pedagogical innovations Internships 3x 3 months [-]