The Postgraduate Professional Diploma in Teaching program has been designed for teachers and educators who already hold undergraduate degrees but wish to obtain a professional qualification in teaching. The period of study in the Professional Diploma in Teaching is one year. The program has been fully accredited by The Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Education in 2020 /2021.
The Postgraduate Professional Diploma in Teaching Program at Al Ain University aspires to become a pioneer in preparing teachers and educational leaders who are committed to life-long professional development in a changing world. It also aspires to provide outstanding learning services to improve the lives of individuals in particular and human life in general.
The mission of the Postgraduate Professional Diploma in Teaching Program is represented in its efforts to prepare teachers and educational leaders and in improving the teaching-learning process through focusing on active learning, research and technology by using clinical experiences and by cooperation with individuals and organizations concerned with education locally, regionally and internationally.
The Professional Diploma in Teaching program aims to:
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:
|#||Program Learning Outcomes||Aligned with L8 QFE Descriptors|
|1||Demonstrate knowledge of concepts, theories and skills related to the learners’ majors and teaching-learning process associated with curricula, teaching methods, techniques, theories of development, and classroom management.||1, 2|
|2||Apply knowledge, skills and acquired values to improve their students’ performance by using research, experimentation, analysis, critique, comparison and evaluation.||1, 3, 6, 7, 8|
|3||Employ evolving educational, scientific, cultural and technological knowledge in designing effective instructional plans and in securing safe and attractive instructional learning environments.||4, 8|
|4||Utilize available scientific resources practical experiences to develop instructors’ and their students’ skills self-learning, cooperative learning, effective communication, problem solving, decision-making and responsibility undertaking.||3, 5, 6, 7|
|5||Use academic ethical practices in learning and teaching situations to promote their professional performance and to reinforce the social values and culture of the Emirati society.||3, 9|
To obtain a Diploma degree from the College of Education, Humanities, and Social Sciences, a student must successfully complete 24 credit hours, with a minimum GPA of 2 out of 4.
|Course No||Course Title||CR.H.|
|Compulsory Requirements (18 CR.H.)|
|0401525E||School Curriculum and U.A.E. Curriculum||3|
|Elective Requirements (6 CR.H.) The student is required to choose ONLY ONE course from each of the following groups|
|1) Elective Courses (3 CR.H.)|
|Depending on the student’s specialization|
|0402529||Methods of Teaching English||3|
|0402531||Methods of Teaching IT||3|
|0402532||Methods of Teaching Science||3|
|0401534||Methods of Teaching Math||3|
|Elective Courses (3 CR.H.)|
|0402525E||Teaching Diversified Groups||3|
|0402526E||Foundations of Education||3|
|No.||Course||Course Name||Book Name & Alternative book||Author||Publication||Pub. Date|
|1||0401524||الإدارة الصفية||Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers||Emmer, Edmund T.; Carolyn M. Evertson & Murray E. Worshamترجمة: زينب كبة و محمد سليمان||دار الكتاب الجامعي- العين||2013|
|2||0401524E||Classroom Management.||Classroom Management for Middle and High School Teachers||Emmer, Edmund T.; Carolyn M. Evertson & Murray E. Worsham||Pearson Education Publisher, USA||2003|
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