Postgraduate Courses

Postgraduate Level - Emergant digital Web Technologies and Digital classroom

The course focuses on the integration of digital applications in modern multilingual classrooms, emphasizing the use of advanced web technologies. Here's a clearer breakdown:

**Course Overview:**
- Exploration of digital applications in multilingual digital environments.
- Understanding the potentials of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 technologies in education.

**Key Topics Covered:**
- Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 technologies, including:
  - Virtual and augmented reality.
  - Mobile learning.
  - Digital storytelling.
  - Text corpora, and more.
- Integrating these technologies within the school community.

**Learning Outcomes:**
By the end of the semester, students should:

1. **Software Proficiency:**
   - Have a foundational understanding of various software applications.
   - Grasp how these applications function.
   - Recognize the potential of these tools in the language classroom.

2. **Research & Internet Skills:**
   - Conduct research using advanced search techniques.
   - Efficiently manage diverse information, such as texts and audiovisual clips, for language teaching.

3. **Web Technology Utilization:**
   - Investigate and leverage the features of Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 technologies.
   - Collect or develop complex learning objects for educational use.

4. **Modern Management in Language Learning:**
   - Use contemporary management environments tailored for language learning.
   - Implement complex web services in the classroom setting.

Postgraduate Level - Multimedia Databases and Language applications

**Course: Technologies and Applications of Databases in Language Education**

**Main Topics:**
1. **Database Technologies:** 
   - Understanding the core principles and functionalities of databases.
   - Learning the basics of database management systems (DBMS).
   
2. **Web-based Database Applications:** 
   - Exploring online tools and platforms for database management.
   - Integrating databases with web applications for dynamic content delivery.
   
3. **Website Design & Implementation for Language Education:** 
   - Principles of user-centered design for educational platforms.
   - Implementing interactive features for language learners.
   
4. **Online Platforms for Language Training:** 
   - Survey of leading platforms in language education.
   - Customizing platforms to cater to specific linguistic needs.

**Learning Outcomes:**
By the end of the course, students should be able to:

- **Database Knowledge:** Understand the foundational principles of databases and their role in web applications.
- **Practical Skills:** Utilize web-based tools to manage and query databases effectively.
- **Design Skills:** Design and implement user-friendly websites tailored for language education.
- **Platform Familiarity:** Evaluate and customize online platforms for optimal language training experiences.
- **Collaborative Learning:** Actively participate in lectures, discussions, and group projects to enhance understanding and application of course content.

**Course Format:**
- The course is conducted in a lecture format with active student participation.
  
**Time Requirements:**
- 12 hours of lecture attendance.
- 12 hours of student preparation for active participation.
- 12 hours dedicated to assignment completion for evaluation.