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Master Propio in Educational Development and Innovations

 Teaching structure


* Total number of ECTS credits: 60

* Total hs. of teaching activities: 400

Curriculum introduction

Module 1: Foundations, Trends and Current Challenges of Education

Unit 1. Introduction: Education as a Technoaxiological Company

Unit 2. Roots: Bases of the Educational Framework

Unit 3. Wings: Current Trends in Education

Unit 4. Farewell: Challenges and Future Scenarios

Specific competences of Module 1:

  • Understand the basic theoretical references that support the educational act.

  • Clearly distinguish the educational process from mere teaching.

  • To critically analyze current pedagogical trends.

  • Debate the use and / or abuse of ICT in education.

  • Weighing the arguments of the anti-pedagogical movement.

  • ​Theorize about the educational challenges of our century.

Module 2: Design and STEM Learning Environments

Unit 5. Introduction to the Field of STEM Education

Unit 6. Teaching Strategies for STEM Education

Unit 7. ICT as Facilitators of STEM Education

Unit 8. Perspectives in STEM Education: Citizenship, Gender and Sustainability

Unit 9. Planning a STEM Class

Specific competences of Module 2:

  • Design classroom activities that contribute to the development of scientific, technological and citizenship skills of students.

  • Design learning environments and didactic strategies for integrated learning in STEM areas.

  • Identify collaboration networks and international learning communities for the development of projects in the field of STEM education.

  • Detect the main areas of research and innovation related to STEM education.

  • Promote the use of ICT for its use in teaching and research in STEM education.

  • Develop and promote didactic tools based on research and innovation that allow improving education in STEM subjects.

Module 3: Content and Language Integrated Learning in Multilingual Teaching

Unit 10. Linguistic policy. Plurilingualism

Unit 11. The CLIL approach: core principles

Unit 12. Literacy in two or more languages / Bi-literacy - pluriliteracy

Unit 13. Interaction in the Classroom. Classroom Discourse and Interaction

Unit 14. Materials and classroom management

Unit 15. CLIL evaluation and assessment

Specific competences of Module 3:

  • Plan and evaluate the teaching and learning process through additional languages in monolingual or multilingual contexts.

  • Know the characteristics of the CLIL approach and think about its application in bilingual educational contexts.

  • Identify the main areas of research and innovation related to the teaching of foreign languages.

  • Know teaching methods and strategies based on communication through additional languages.

  • Promote the use of Information Technologies for use in Teaching & Research in the area of bilingual education.

  • Analyze and interpret specific academic texts in the area to apply them in educational or research projects.

  • Know and use oral and written communication strategies in a foreign language.

  • Design didactic proposals using the CLIL approach.

Module 4: Educational Innovations in Social and Artistic Sciences

Unit 16. The Didactics of Social Sciences: Space and time

Unit 17. Didactic use of Geographic Information Technologies (GIT)

Unit 18. Globalization and Revolution 4.0: Didactics of Global History

Unit 19. The Didactics of the Arts in space-time

Unit 20. Education in Museums and Urban Heritage

Unit 21. Creative and Artistic Tools: Creative Diaries and Located Biographies

Specific competences of Module 4:

  • Plan and evaluate the teaching and learning process promoting educational processes that facilitate the acquisition of skills associated with Social and Artistic Sciences.

  • Know methods and didactic strategies to develop knowledge related to Social and Artistic Sciences.

  • Detect the main areas of research and innovation related to social and artistic sciences.

  • Potentiate the use of Information Technologies for their use in teaching and research in didactics of Social and artistic Sciences.

  • Know the values and resources that the Arts and Social Sciences offer for the transfer of knowledge and meaningful learning, attending to interdisciplinarity.

  • Knowing teaching methods and strategies based on Art and the production of images to promote key values and competencies in students.

  • Design didactic proposals related to historical and cultural heritage.

  • Encourage the use of museums of different nature as knowledge platforms linked to the field of Social and Artistic Sciences.

Module 5: Teaching Digital Competence

Unit 22. Digital competence in education

Unit 23. Multiple literacy in the digital age. Digital, media and information literacy

Unit 24. Curricular integration of digital media and technologies as innovative teaching resources

Unit 25. Selection, design and application of ICT in educational processes

Unit 26. Multi-modal productions and multimedia creation in the culture of participation

Specific competences of Module 5:

  • Analyze the impact of Technologies in today's society and, specifically, in education.

  • Understand the implications of digital competence for students and teachers.

  • Analyze the impact of the media and take them as an object of study to address the dimensions of media and information literacy.

  • Analyze innovative practices in relation to technology and address its implications in teaching practice.

  • Identify the different uses of ICT as mediating resources of educational processes and their implications in the framework of regulated education and non-formal education areas.

  • Select and evaluate ICT resources and audiovisual information for formal education and non-formal education areas.

  • Design multimedia materials and multi-modal productions and identify their possibilities as innovative teaching strategies in different training contexts.

Module 6: Advances in Educational Psychology and Research

Unit 27. Psychological Theories and Models of School Learning

Unit 28: Personal Variables Involved in the Teaching and Learning Process

Unit 29. Interpersonal and Contextual Variables Involved in the Teaching-Learning Process

Unit 30. Research in Educational Contexts and its Practical Applications to the Classroom

Unit 31. Innovative Teaching Methodology and the Evaluation of Learning

Specific competences of Module 6:

  • Know the human learning processes in different formal and informal educational contexts.

  • Know the development and learning characteristics of students and their impact on educational processes.

  • Know the characteristics of learning contexts and their impact on the educational processes of learners.

  • Know and apply various research methods in education, including various approaches, data collection instruments and analysis of the information obtained.

  • Identify and plan educational situations that affect students with different abilities and different learning rhythms, establishing the optimal forms of evaluation of them.

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