Tralee Institute of Technology
School of Science and Computing
What is the Master of Science in Educational Technologies about? The aim of the MSc in Educational Technologies is to produce graduates with an advanced level of theoretical knowledge, practice and research skills to enable their professional development in the field of educational technologies. These graduates will be capable of pursuing worthwhile careers in the educational technologies field and of leading and sustaining its development to their own advantage and that of the region and the nation. How is the course delivered? This course may be delivered on either a full-time or part-time basis and consists of a combination of lectures, practicals, tutorials, projects, seminars presentations and speakers from industry. The modules on this course are delivered via a combination of online learning and face-to-face classes. The delivery methods used in the course provides an opportunity for hands-on experience of the use of e-learning technologies as a student and a potential developer/deliverer. What facilities are available? Students have access to state-of-the-art computer laboratories including specialist labs for multimedia, network administration, computer architecture and software development. The Institute has a purpose- built digital editing suite which allow students to edit video and sound files they have created in their project work. All computing students have access to e-learning systems (WebCT). The computing department at the Institute leads the higher education sector in Ireland in the use of e-learning in its courses.