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1MASTER OF EDUCATION (MEd) OPEN UNIVERSITY MALAYSIAMASTER OF EDUCATION(MEd)Programme CoordinatorAssoc. Prof. Dr. Chung Han TekMay 2014
2M.Ed Programme Structure: An Overview Coursework with Master’s Project(formerly referred to as Option 2)- 12 core education courses (36 credits)- *Master’s Project (6 credits)* may be replaced by 2 additional coursesCoursework with Concentration(formerly referred to as Option 3)- 10 core education courses (30 credits)- 3 core concentration courses (9 credits)- 1 Seminar Paper (3 credits)
3COURSEWORK WITH MASTER’S PROJECT 2 PARTSPart I : CORE EDUCATION COURSEWORK (36 credits)Students are required to take 12 taught courses and obtain a CGPA of at least 2.90 for the 11 courses (except Directed Reading).Part 2 : *MASTER’S PROJECT (6 credits)Students are required to work on a research project under the guidance of a supervisor appointed by OUM. The completed research project will be assessed by the supervisor and a reviewer.Students may apply to take 2 additional courses in lieu of Master’s Project
4COURSES OFFERED Year Semester Courses 1 Jan 1. Educational Psychology (3 credits)2. Guidance and Counseling (3 credits)3. Instructional Technology (3 credits)May1. Comparative Education (3 credits)Measurement and Evaluation in Education (3 credits)Qualitative Research Methodology (3 credits)Sept1. Quantitative Research Methodology (3 credits)2. Educational Leadership (3 credits)3. Curriculum Development (3 credits)2Models and Strategies of Teaching (3 credits)Statistics for Educational Research (3 credits)1. Directed Reading (3 credits)2. Master’s Project / 2 additional courses (6 credits)*Offered Every SemesterSequence of courses subject to change * Refer to the next slide
5Master’s Project Duration for Master’s Project: Minimum: 2 semestersMaximum: 6 semesters (2 years).Student must hand in the Master’s Project, latest, by the end of the 6th semester, failing which the student will be given a grade “F” and he/she must re-register for Master’s Project, which involves the payment of full fees.Students may apply to take 2 additional courses in lieu of Master’s Project. Two courses offered are Sociology of Education and Educational Administration
6(except HMEF5133 Directed Reading) COURSEWORK (CW)(except HMEF5133 Directed Reading)< 2.90PART ICGPA2.90 or more (recommended)Directed ReadingPART IIMaster’s Project/2 Additional CoursesCGPA: less than 3.00Coursework: Grade C- to FCGPA: 3.00 or moreCoursework: Grade C to AGPAGraduateExit CGPA includes GPAs for Directed Reading & Master’s Project.
7Research areas : Any other areas decided/approved by the Faculty Instructional Technology or E-LearningTeaching of English as a 2nd Language (TESL)Language Education (BM/Tamil/Chinese/Arabic)Science & Mathematics EducationPhilosophy & CurriculumSocial Science EducationIslamic EducationTesting, Measurement & EvaluationTeacher EducationEducational Management & LeadershipAny other areas decided/approved by the Faculty
8COURSEWORK WITH CONCENTRATION Candidates are required to take:10 core general education courses (30 credits)3 core concentration courses (9 credits)1 seminar paper (3 credits)Note:Coursework with Concentration Option is currently offered in KL, Negeri Sembilan, Sabah (KK, Kota Merudu & Keningau), Sarawak (Kuching), Kelantan (KB), Terengganu (KT) & Pahang (Kuantan) ONLY
9COURSES OFFERED Year Semester Course 1 Jan 1. Educational Psychology (3 credits)2. Sociology of Education (3 credits)3. Instructional Technology (3 creditsMay1. Comparative Education (3 credits)2. Measurement & Evaluation in Education (3 credits)3. Qualitative Research Methodology (3 credits)Sept1.Quantitative Research Methodology (3 credits)2. Curriculum Development (3 credits)3. Concentration course 1 (3 credits)21. Models & Strategies of Teaching (3 credits)2. Statistics for Educational Research (3 credits)3. Concentration course 2 (3 credits)1. Concentration course 3 (3 credits)2. Seminar Paper (3 credits)Offered every semester
10Concentration: Educational Management Only Educational Management is offered.Courses:1. Educational Administration (3 credits)2. Educational Leadership (3 credits)School Effectiveness & School-based Management (3 credits)Seminar Paper in Educational Management (3 credits)
11General Education Courses Concentration Courses (3 credits x 10 = 30 credits)Concentration Courses(3 credits x 3 = 9 credits)Recommendation:To be taken after completing most of the core coursesSeminar Paper(3 credits x 1 = 3 credits)CGPA < 3.00Coursework Grade C- to FCGPA or moreCoursework Grade C to AGPAGraduateCandidate must obtain an exit CGPA of at least 3.00 to graduate
12Entry RequirementsBachelor’s Degree in Education with minimum CGPA of 2.50orBachelor’s Degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 and possess Dip. Ed/KPLI / Sijil Perguruan Asas/ PGDip in TeachingEquivalent Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA > 2.50 and possess 5 years’ experience in teaching or trainingFlexible Entry:- Age = 35 years or above- STPM or equivalent- Experience & prior learning in the related field- Assessment of Prior Learning
13Duration Minimum Maximum 5 or 6 semesters 12 semesters Candidate may apply for a one-year extension, subject to approval by the Dean of Centre for Graduate Studies.
15ASSESSMENT Seminar Paper (100%) Option Taught Course Others (Assignment Only)Coursework With Master’s ProjectExamination (40%)Assignment (60%)Qualitative Res. Methodology (100%)Quantitative Res. Methodology (100%)Statistics in Educational Research (100%)Directed reading (100%)Master’s Project (100%)Coursework with ConcentrationSeminar Paper (100%)
16Assignment Submission IMPORTANT Assignments done should be student’s ORIGINAL work. Plagiarized assignments will be rejected.Assignments should be submitted on time. Student is to submit a soft copy of each assignment via myVLE and a hard copy to the facilitator. Please keep the receipt as evidence of online submission.
17Grading System Grade Marks Grade Points Meaning A 80 – 100 4.00 OutstandingA-75 – 793.67Very GoodB+70 – 743.33GoodB65 – 693.00PassB-60 – 642.67Conditional Pass(Subject to CGPA equal to OR > 3.00)C+55 – 592.33C50 – 542.00C-45 – 491.67Fail(N.B. Students need to repeat courses or refer exams)D+40 – 441.33D35 – 401.00F0 – 340.00
18Learning Methods SELF-MANAGED LEARNING (90 hours - 75%) Study independently according to time availability.Modules/Customized textbooks Study Guide.SCHEDULED SEMINARS (15 hours per course %)Conducted by facilitators (professors/experts in the industry). Seminars are held at LCs 5 times (3 hours per course per seminar).ONLINE COLLABORATIVE LEARNING (15 hours – 12.5%)Online group discussion through myVLE
19Online Learning ModeThis option is offered to candidates who is unable to attend seminars or CGS is unable to offer the programme in a particular learning centreLearners will get an online facilitator specially assigned to him/ her for the online coursesLearners will communicate with this ‘facilitator’ through online forum myLVELearners will submit continuous assessment (assignments) to this facilitator and take the final examination in learning centres of their choice
20LANGUAGE: Modules/Textbooks & Study Guide in English Assignment questions are in English but exam questions are in both English and Malay.Students can answer assignment and exam questions in English or Malay.Research report may be written in English or Malay.
21Fees (Local students only) Coursework with Master’s ProjectYear 1Year 2Semester 1RM 3942RM 2628Semester 2Semester 3RM18396Coursework with ConcentrationYear 1Year 2Semester 1RM 3942RM 2628Semester 2Semester 3RM 1314RM 18396Special 40% Discount on tuition fees for Senior Citizens aged 60 years and above & OKU
22NoteFull settlement of semester fees before the commencement of first seminar will be entitled to 5% discount.The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the programme.Examination fees vary and subject to change based on its format.The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
23Important Contacts Academic Matters: AP Dr. Chung Han Tek (0327732796) Administrative Matters:Pn Suzila Othman ( )Exam MattersPn Syariza ( )Finance MattersPn Haslinda Haron ( )
24Please contact Learner Service Centre at eCRM (myVLE) EnquiriesPlease contact Learner Service Centre at eCRM (myVLE)or Call