Delivery Mode and Class Format

The MA in CALL course is offered through the following system:

  • Eight online modules (LCE 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516 & 517)    ONLINE

All modules last thirteen weeks each and follow the same general format, which consists of online lectures, workshops and work in small groups or individually. Students complete each module on a weekly basis. The modules include online synchronous learning (webinars and tutorials, collaborative work task-based assignments) and asynchronous learning (access to module materials in online learning environment such as Moodle, Google Drive, Facebook module groups, websites, etc.).  

  • Module LCE 580 - Thesis  ONLINE

The MA in CALL Thesis module is carried out as independent study under the online supervision of a supervisor.

Anytime, anywhere!

  • 'Live' classes are held during each semester for each module; students can come to class mostly whenever it's convenient for them by choosing when to meet.
  • The course is conducted according to a weekly schedule. Apart from the 'live' classes, all other activities such as asynchronous lectures, coursework, and discussions take place at students' convenience. Students choose the place - at home, at school - wherever they have Internet access.
  • They get the same high-quality instruction and course content as any other on-campus course, minus the day-to-day obstacles that prevent so many of us from pursuing other goals.

Learning mode

  • In this online course, students use a computer to connect to the MA in CALL course site on the World Wide Web.
  • Online lectures may be entirely text-based or consist of some combination of text, graphics, sound and video or are live.
  • Module content is broken up into smaller units, consisting of synchronous and asynchronous activities such as group discussion, collaborative work, artefact construction, quizzes, and other types of learning tasks.

Communication

  • Students communicate with their lecturers and other students via live teleconferencing sessions, online forums, chat rooms, text messages, e-mail and electronic submissions.
  • The course is designed so that students have online access to assignments, complete them at their own time on a weekly basis (but with a scheduled due date), and then submit or share them as electronic documents. Their assignments should blend current theories and practices with their teaching needs and should aim to improve their teaching.
  • Online discussions and chatting are used, as an integral part of all modules. These give the opportunity to students to share information, collaborate, and interact with other fellow students.    

Delivery Mode

Asynchronous

1.         Regular communication is expected between student and lecturer, student and student(s) via email, FB, Moodle, Teleconferencing, etc. Students are expected to check their email, Moodle and FB on a regular daily basis.

2.         Students are expected to engage in activities and tasks of about 4-6 hours to 8-10 hours per module weekly. It is important for weekly tasks to be completed on time and before the due date is reached.

3.         Students are expected to read or listen to the course material, respond in different forms (FB, Google Doc collaboration, teleconferencing, etc.)

4.         Each lecturer has regular communication with student(s) in ways such as:

   a.      The lecturer will communicate with students via email, which are checked daily. Students are expected to set up email forwarding to their preferred accounts. As best practice, faculty and students should keep all course-related communications within Moodle, the Online Learning Environment space, for the purpose of maintaining confidentiality of student education record information.

   b.      Lecturers hold virtual office hours, during which students can ask questions; they use Announcements weekly, Facebook, Messenger or other means to communicate messages to students.

5.         The course delivery consists of the following:

  a.       Audio Narrations with PPT which can be viewed by students asynchronously, at any time and place convenient to them

  b.       Recorded lectures followed by asynchronous Discussion in FB

  c.       Multimedia presentations

Synchronous

1.         Live Online Sessions or virtual classrooms. These will be synchronous. They are e-learning events where the lecturer teaches remotely and in real time a group of learners using a combination of materials (e.g. PPT slides, audio, video or multimedia materials, etc.). This method requires appropriate technology for both the learners (e.g. software for the virtual classroom and good connectivity) and providers, scheduled meeting times will be organised.

2. Students are expected to access course material on Moodle, Google Drive and Facebook.

Staying in touch

The online course format offers a number of ways to stay in touch. Here is a quick summary:

Medium

Type of Message

 

CUT website & Student Affair webpage

  • General administrative MA programmes information
  • General MA in CALL information

 

CUT MA in CALL website

  • The Online Learning Environment where, students can have access to the course content and material
  • General administrative MA programmes information

 

CUT Email, Gmail

 

 

Communication about academic matters

 

Moodle

Learning platform for material access

 

Moodle Discussion Forum

Share, exchange ideas

 

Moodle Quiz

Monitor learning progress

 

Lecturer's Office Chat Room

Scheduled lecturer's office hours / tutorial

 

Student Lounge Chat Room

Option for live chats among class members (students can set up times to chat whenever it is convenient)

 

Course FB special group

 

Continuous communication for social and learning purposes

 

Teleconferencing

Webinars

 

 

 

 

 

 

Delivery Mode and Class Format

The MA in CALL course is offered through the following system:

  • Eight online modules (LCE 510, 511, 512, 513, 514, 515, 516 & 517)    ONLINE

All modules last thirteen weeks each and follow the same general format, which consists of online lectures, workshops and work in small groups or individually. Students complete each module on a weekly basis. The modules include online synchronous learning (webinars and tutorials, collaborative work task-based assignments) and asynchronous learning (access to module materials in online learning environment such as Moodle, Google Drive, Facebook module groups, websites, etc.).  

  • Module LCE 580 - Thesis  ONLINE

The MA in CALL Thesis module is carried out as independent study under the online supervision of a supervisor.

Anytime, anywhere!

  • 'Live' classes are held during each semester for each module; students can come to class mostly whenever it's convenient for them by choosing when to meet.
  • The course is conducted according to a weekly schedule. Apart from the 'live' classes, all other activities such as asynchronous lectures, coursework, and discussions take place at students' convenience. Students choose the place - at home, at school - wherever they have Internet access.
  • They get the same high-quality instruction and course content as any other on-campus course, minus the day-to-day obstacles that prevent so many of us from pursuing other goals.

Learning mode

  • In this online course, students use a computer to connect to the MA in CALL course site on the World Wide Web.
  • Online lectures may be entirely text-based or consist of some combination of text, graphics, sound and video or are live.
  • Module content is broken up into smaller units, consisting of synchronous and asynchronous activities such as group discussion, collaborative work, artefact construction, quizzes, and other types of learning tasks.

Communication

  • Students communicate with their lecturers and other students via live teleconferencing sessions, online forums, chat rooms, text messages, e-mail and electronic submissions.
  • The course is designed so that students have online access to assignments, complete them at their own time on a weekly basis (but with a scheduled due date), and then submit or share them as electronic documents. Their assignments should blend current theories and practices with their teaching needs and should aim to improve their teaching.
  • Online discussions and chatting are used, as an integral part of all modules. These give the opportunity to students to share information, collaborate, and interact with other fellow students.    

Delivery Mode

Asynchronous

1.         Regular communication is expected between student and lecturer, student and student(s) via email, FB, Moodle, Teleconferencing, etc. Students are expected to check their email, Moodle and FB on a regular daily basis.

2.         Students are expected to engage in activities and tasks of about 4-6 hours to 8-10 hours per module weekly. It is important for weekly tasks to be completed on time and before the due date is reached.

3.         Students are expected to read or listen to the course material, respond in different forms (FB, Google Doc collaboration, teleconferencing, etc.)

4.         Each lecturer has regular communication with student(s) in ways such as:

   a.      The lecturer will communicate with students via email, which are checked daily. Students are expected to set up email forwarding to their preferred accounts. As best practice, faculty and students should keep all course-related communications within Moodle, the Online Learning Environment space, for the purpose of maintaining confidentiality of student education record information.

   b.      Lecturers hold virtual office hours, during which students can ask questions; they use Announcements weekly, Facebook, Messenger or other means to communicate messages to students.

5.         The course delivery consists of the following:

  a.       Audio Narrations with PPT which can be viewed by students asynchronously, at any time and place convenient to them

  b.       Recorded lectures followed by asynchronous Discussion in FB

  c.       Multimedia presentations

Synchronous

1.         Live Online Sessions or virtual classrooms. These will be synchronous. They are e-learning events where the lecturer teaches remotely and in real time a group of learners using a combination of materials (e.g. PPT slides, audio, video or multimedia materials, etc.). This method requires appropriate technology for both the learners (e.g. software for the virtual classroom and good connectivity) and providers, scheduled meeting times will be organised.

2. Students are expected to access course material on Moodle, Google Drive and Facebook.

Staying in touch

The online course format offers a number of ways to stay in touch. Here is a quick summary:

Medium

Type of Message

 

CUT website & Student Affair webpage

  • General administrative MA programmes information
  • General MA in CALL information

 

CUT MA in CALL website

  • The Online Learning Environment where, students can have access to the course content and material
  • General administrative MA programmes information

 

CUT Email, Gmail

 

 

Communication about academic matters

 

Moodle

Learning platform for material access

 

Moodle Discussion Forum

Share, exchange ideas

 

Moodle Quiz

Monitor learning progress

 

Lecturer's Office Chat Room

Scheduled lecturer's office hours / tutorial

 

Student Lounge Chat Room

Option for live chats among class members (students can set up times to chat whenever it is convenient)

 

Course FB special group

 

Continuous communication for social and learning purposes

 

Teleconferencing

Webinars