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Qualification Title Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning
Qualification Type Masters Degree
Level 9
Credits 180
Subject Area
  • Education » Teacher Education » Teacher Professional Development
Strategic Purpose Statement
Graduates will have knowledge of the history and current state of technology-enhanced language learning and of theories and practices in second language acquisition and in language teaching and learning. They will understand the affordances and constraints of digital tools and materials for language learning and critically evaluate the role these play in a variety of language learning contexts. Graduates will be able to design and implement language learning activities, experiences, lessons, units and courses including the judicious application of technology where appropriate. They will further be able to critically evaluate and advise on the application of existing and continuously emerging technology in learning environments. Graduates will have enhanced employability in digitally prepared education settings and they will be welcomed as innovators and entrepreneurs who can bring their skills and knowledge of learning environments. Expertise in technology-enhanced language learning means that graduates will be able to create learning opportunities for language learning, linking learners with competent speakers of target languages even in geographically remote communities
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Entry Requirements
A Bachelor's degree plus a recognised teacher training qualification or experience.
Education Organisation University of Canterbury
Developed By University of Canterbury
Quality Assured By Committee on University Academic Programmes
Number CN0946
Status Current
Created January 2015
Content
Five compulsory courses in technology-enhanced language learning plus one other course.

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