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Introduction

MA education (DNFE) is a teacher training program which was started to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To provide insight of education and meet the present and future needs and challenges involved in teaching and learning process.
  2. To produce educators/ teachers with professional vision and update their knowledge about new developments and trends in the field of Distance and Non-Formal Education.
  3. To keep the students abreast with latest curricula, teaching techniques, strategies and methodologies.
  4. To provide knowledge on how to effectively use instructional technology in the classroom.

To develop attitude and behavior appropriate for Distance and Non-Formal Education in Pakistan.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant having Bachelor degree with minimum 45% marks (second division) from any HEC recognized institution.

Selection Process

Open Merit

 

Duration

2 Years

Medium of Instruction

English

Teaching Methodology

Online books, online workshops on LMS, assignments, face to face examinations.

AIOU Credits Required

60 credit hours
  1. FOUNDATIONS of EDUCATION-831
  2. EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH-837
  3. CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & INSTRUCTION-838
  4. EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY-840
  5. TEACHING STRATEGIES-846
  6. COMPUTER in EDUCATION-855
  1. STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES in DISTANCE EDUCATION-833
  2. EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY-834
  3. FOUNDATIONS OF ADULT EDUCATION-835
  4. EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT and EVALUATION-841
  5. CONCEPTS AND METHODS of DISTANCE EDUCATION-842
  6. EDUCATIONAL GUIDANCE and COUNSELING-843
  1. NON-FORMAL EDUCATION-844
  2. EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION & SUPERVISION-845
  3. ADULT EDUCATION in COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE-847
  4. SYSTEM of DISTANCE EDUCATION-851

          OR

  1. THESIS 857
  1. PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT of DISTANCE EDUCATION-832
  2. EVALUATION of ADULT EDUCATION-850
  3. TEACHING PRACTICE I-6550
  4. TEACHING PRACTICE II -6551

* Student cannot take admission in course 6551 prior to course 6550 as 6550 is pre-requisite to course 6551.

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Workshop

6 days per course

Thesis

Optional

Practical

Teaching Practice-I and Teaching Practice-II

Viva

In case student opts for thesis

About

The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.