EdD Program Programme Objectives • The Doctor of Education (Ed.D) is designed to produce high quality academics in the area of education. This is in line with the nation’s aspiration in enhancing the human capital, which will be the pillar in achieving vision 2020.
EdD Program Programme Objectives • To produce education leaders who are capable of making decisions, planning and carrying out duties that are entrusted on them effectively. • To produce academicians who are capable of conducting research in their related fields of specialisation. • To develop educational leaders who can translate theoretical knowledge into practical applications. • Specific objectives of the programme are: • To produce graduates who have wide education knowledge and skills to function as effective teachers, education officers or lecturers in educational institutions.
EdD Program Program Learning Outcomes The graduate will be able to: • Apply theoretical and empirical knowledge in solving problems related to education. • Implement solutions for issues related to education effectively. • Communicate effectively • Critically review problems and find solutions based on evidence. • Generate critical and creative sollutions for issues related to education. • Carry out scientific research in addressing issues related to education. • Demonstrate quality leadership and create a condusive work environment. • Use the latest technology in effective education management
EdD Program Why study EdD at OUM? • Geared for the working professional • Flexible learning delivery • Effective learning support • Extensive learning resources
Part 1: Coursework (6 semesters) • CORE Courses (9 credit hours) • HPEF 7023 Psychology of Education • HPEF 7003Current Trends in Higher Education • HPEF 7033Comparative Studies in Curriculum Change
Part 1: Coursework (6 semesters) • Research Skill and Academic Writing (9 credit hours) • HPEF 7043 Quantitative Research Methods • HPEF 7053 Qualitative Research Methods • HPEF 7063 Academic Writing for Postgraduates
Part 1: Coursework (6 semesters) • CONCENTRATION (18 credit hours) • Concentration Course 1 • Concentration Course 2 • Concentration Course 3 • Concentration Course 4 • Elective Course 1 • Elective Course 2
EdD (Educational Management) • CONCENTRATION • Economics of Education • Educational Change and Innovation • Educational Law and Governance • Human Resource Management in Education • 2 Electives from Instructional Technology Component
EdD (Instructional Technology) • CONCENTRATION • Instructional Design • Leadership in Instructional Technology • Instructional Tools and Applications • Trends and Issues in Instructional Design and Technology • 2 Electives from Educational Management Component
Doctoral Seminar: Conceptual Paper • Focuses on the student’s field of study • What actually is the problem to be investigated? • Must be well supported by Literature Review • About 4000-5000 words • Preferably in a publishable form (journal) • In replacement of Comprehensive Examination (accepted by MQA) • Assessed by a Panel of Experts • Pass or Fail • No credit / No marks are given
EdD Program Research Portfolio or Dissertation • Assessed and examined by: • The supervisor (s) • An external examiner, and • The viva voce panel
Research Portfolio or Dissertation (cont’d) Option 1 Option 2 Dissertation Phase 1 Introduction, Literature Review and Methodology Research Portfolio A mini research and complete write-up of about 20,000 words (Publishable in refereed journal) DissertationPhase 2 Data Collection, Análysis and ReportWriting Research Portfolio A mini research and complete write-up of about 20,000 words (Publishable in refereed journal) • Final Output • Dissertation (not more than 60,000 words) • Final Output • The consolidation of two research reports by the means of an introductory and conclusion chapters
EdD Program Program Delivery
Teaching/Learning Materials • Book ( provided) • E-Books • Journal articles ( Digital Library) • Online Resources (digital library, web-based resources, etc.)
Assessment Format Must Achieve CGPA ≥ 3