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National Taipei University of Education M.ED. in Learning and Instruction
National Taipei University of Education

M.ED. in Learning and Instruction

Taipei, Taiwan

2 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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TWD 45,700 / per semester **

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* Application date: February 2018 ~ April 2018

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Introduction

M.ED. IN LEARNING AND INSTRUCTION

M.Ed. in Learning and Instruction focuses on learner-centered instruction, learning theories and strategies, Mobile Learning and Learning Assessment. International students who hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent are welcome. All courses are held in English. No TOCFL or Chinese tests required. We believe instruction should be like the Solar system, in which the sun is in the center and the nine planets revolve around it. Similarly, in a learning institution, students' learning should be in the center, and the teaching, assessment, learning environment operate according to it. With this belief in mind, we present to international students M.Ed. in learning and instruction.

Founded in 1895, National Taipei University of Education (NTUE) is the most prestigious higher education institution on teacher education In Taiwan. NTUE also founded the first graduate institute of Curriculum and Instruction in Taiwan. Many professors receive government fund to conduct research projects on students’ learning, teaching, and assessment. With this strong professional background, NTUE aims to start MA in Learning and Instruction in September 2018, focuses on the research of learning-centered instruction. This Master program welcomes international students who hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. The instructional language is English. Students do not need to take TOCFL or other Chinese tests.

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Many professors receive government fund to conduct research projects on students’ learning, teaching, and assessment. With this strong professional background, NTUE aims to start MA in Learning and Instruction in September 2018, focuses on the research of learning-centered instruction. This Master program welcomes international students who hold a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. The instructional language is English. Students do not need to take TOCFL or other Chinese tests.

Course Objectives

To obtain this Master degree, one must complete at least 32 credits of courses, two credit hours of practicum and a professional technical report. The duration is two years. There are five categories of courses. Courses in categories 1 to 3 are 3 credit-hour courses.

  • Research Methodology
  • Core Courses
  • Learning and Instruction
  • Practicum
  • Professional Technical Report

Courses Overview

Syllabus

Research Methodology (3 credit hrs each)

  • Research Methodology (required course)
  • Advanced Educational Statistics

Core Courses (required courses, 3 credit hrs each)

  • Learning Theories and Strategies
  • Instructional Design and Development
  • Learning Assessment

Learning and Instruction (3 credit hrs each)

  • Seminar (required, conducted with overseas professors)
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Technology and the Science of Learning
  • Reading Theories and Practice
  • Language Acquisition and Development
  • Making Sense of Academic Journals/Publications in Teaching and Learning
  • Design for Learning
  • Qualitative Research focusing on Learning and Instruction
  • Action Research focusing on Learning and Instruction

Practicum (required, 2 credits) Practice-oriented thesis (required, 0 credit)

Faculty Staff:

  • Program Director: Nay-Ching Nancy Tyan
    Educational Background: Ph. D., Indiana University-Bloomington
  • Professor/Department of Education: Li-Juing Wu
    Educational Background: Ph. D., University of Bristol, U.K. (1995), Visiting scholar University of Edinburgh (2012), University of Cardiff (2004)
  • Professor/Department of Education: Chih-Chiang Yang
    Educational Background: Ph.D. in Applied Statistics & Research Methods: Measurement, University of Northern Colorado, Colorado, USA / MS in Applied Statistics & Research Methods, University of Northern Colorado, Colorado, USA / BA in Mathematics, University of Northern Colorado, Colorado, USA
  • Professor/Department of Education: Yu-Wen Chang
    Education Background: 1992 University of Minnesota
  • Professor/NTU, Center for Teacher Education: Shih-Kuan Hsu
    Educational Background: Ph. D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Assistant Professor/Graduate School of Curriculum and Instructional Communications Technology: Shin-Ping Tsai
    Educational Background: Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Assistant Professor/Department of Educational Management: Yi-Hwa Liou
    Educational Background: M.S./Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Assistant Professor/Department of Language and Creative Writing: Wen-Yun Lin
    Educational Background: Ph. D., University of Arizona. Major: Language, Reading, and Culture.
  • Assistant Professor/Department of Language and Creative Writing: Hsin-Yi Lu
    Educational Background: Ph. D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Application Information:

  • (2nd intake) Application date: July 9th to August 10th
  • Application guideline: http://exam2.ntue.edu.tw/e_doc/NTUE%202018%20Admission%20Brochure%20for%20International%20Students%281070629%29.pdf
  • Application online: http://enroll.ntue.edu.tw/

Website: http://laintue.ntue.edu.tw

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