Master of Science in Information Technology in Education

 The main benefits of the Master of Science in Information Technology in Education Degree Programme to the Sri Lankan education sector.
  • Developing IT literacy and learning how to apply IT in education; the focus is on the technical functions and uses of ICT and on the need for knowledge and representation of the impacts of IT systems as a whole. The emphasis is on training in a range of tools and applications, and increasing teachers' awareness of the opportunities for applying IT to their teaching in the future.
  • Use IT for professional purposes, focusing on improving their subject teaching in order to enrich how they teach with a range of IT applications. This approach often involves teachers in integrating IT to teach specific subject skills and knowledge; beginning to change their methodology in the classroom; and using IT to support their training and professional development. Teachers gain confidence in a number of generic and specialized IT tools that can be applied to the teaching of their subject area. 
  • Infusing IT to improve learning and management of learning. The approach supports active and creative teachers who are able to stimulate and manage the learning of students, integrating a range of preferred learning styles and uses of ICT in achieving their goals. The infusing approach often involves teachers easily integrating different knowledge and skills from other subjects into project-based curricula.Transforming teaching through ICT; teachers regard ICT as so natural and part of the everyday life of schools that they begin to look at the process of teaching and learning in new ways. The emphasis changes from teacher-centred to learning-centred. Teachers, together  with  their  students,  expect  a  continuously  changing  teaching methodology designed to meet individual learning objectives.
Master of Science in Information Technology in Education
 Semester  Unit  Credits   Compulsory/
1 MITE 51013 Introduction to Functional Programming 3 C
MITE 51022 Leading Educational Ideas and the Teacher Development 2 C
MITE 51032 System Modeling and Design 2 C
MITE 51043 Introduction to Web Technology and Programming 3 C
MITE 51052 Information Management 2 C
MITE 51063 Psychology of Learning and Teaching with IT 3 C
2 MITE 52072 Social Aspects of Digital Media for Education 2 C
MITE 52082 Mathematics for Information Technology 2 C
MITE 52092 Curriculum Leadership and Classroom Management Skills 2 C
MITE 52102 ICT for Assessment & Future Learning Communities 2 C
MITE 53111 Teaching Practicum through IT Adoption 1 C
MITE 52122 Human Computer Interaction and Socialization 2 O
MITE 52132 e-Learning Systems 2 O
MITE 52142 Information Assurance and Security 2 O
MITE 52152 Digital Multimedia 2 O
MITE 52163 Computer Organization and Architecture 3 O
3 MITE 61172 Database Technology 2 C
MITE 61182 Data Communication and Computer Networks 2 C
MITE 61193 Statistics for Information Technology 3 C
MITE 61202 System and Network Administration and Maintenance 2 O
MITE 61212 Teaching Strategies through IT for Inclusive Classrooms 2 O
MITE 61222 Computer Games and Animation for Education 2 O
4 MITE 62232 Intelligent Systems 2 O
MITE 62242 Curriculum design and e-learning pedagogy 2 O
MITE 62252 Cross-curricular approaches and Co-teaching 2 O
MITE 62262 Information Technology in Education in Sri Lanka within Global Context 2 O
MITE 62272 Software Engineering 2 O
MITE 6328F Design through Innovation: Dissertation in Education 15 C




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