The general aim of the Ph.D. program is to educate and prepare researchers so to be able to study educational phenomena in the light of digital technologies. The structure of the program allows students to focus on issues related to the use of digital technologies in teaching and to acquire the necessary methodological tools to explore how education is the focal point for these issues. Additionally, other main topics of the program concern issues related to educational design using digital technology, the development of dynamic teaching and learning environments, the design and conduction of quantitative and qualitative research, as well as applications of new technologies in the design and development of educational programs.
• Acquire skills and knowledge to expand the theoretical framework and research field of Instructional Technology;• Develop skills for critical analysis of the bibliography which is related to specific research questions in the field of Instructional Technology;• Analyze and interpret the results of modern research into teaching using digital technologies;• Identify research gaps in the research on the teaching of Instructional Technology, to submit appropriate research questions and to design and implement research to answer these questions;• Familiarize themselves with qualitative and quantitative methods of educational research and gain experience of applying these methods to collect and analyze data;• Propose future research directions in Instructional Technology;• Improve, apply and teach theoretical knowledge and approaches in the field of Instructional Technology;• Participate in public debates on issues related to educational policy and reform through Instructional Technology.
Department: Department of Education
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences and Education
Programme Name: PhD in Instructional Technology
Direction: Instructional Technology
Level of Qualification: 3rd Cycle (Doctoral's Degree) [8 Semesters]
Mode of Study: Full time and Part time are both possible
Language of Instruction: Greek
Coordinator: Charoula Angeli Valanides (email@example.com)
Compulsory (5): EDU 580,581, 582, EDU 583 or 643, EDU 682 or 683
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The diploma dissertation, thesis, research and writing stages are graded with Success / Failure. The final grade of the dissertation is registered in the last semester of its elaboration. The doctoral dissertation is graded as Success or Failure.
• Researchers at universities or other organizations• Teachers’ Trainers in Teacher Training Programs on Instructional Technology