Teaching Diploma Program

The University offers a Teaching Diploma Program in areas taught in Lebanese Schools as per Curriculum approved by Ministry of Education.

Philosophy:

The TD is designed for graduate students who seek to increase their earning potentials in the fastest growing market. The main goal of the program is to supply both the freshly out of school, inexperienced graduate and the teacher who had already some experience but lacks scientific preparation, with the skills and competitive advantages so that they can take charge of their career and their income.

Goals/Objectives:

The Teaching Diploma program prepares teachers to facilitate the learning of all children at the " Middle and High School" level.

The TD program promotes and demonstrates scholarly inquiry, central to teaching and learning. It helps graduate students to develop the conceptual understanding and research skills needed to focus on research involving students and teachers at both levels.

Target Customers:

The TD program has 2 target customers:

Graduate students seeking to increase their earning potential.

Teachers who lack scientific preparation.

Learning Outcomes:

The Teaching Diploma Department at AUL is committed to:

  • Excellence in Teaching and Development.
  • Helping beginning teachers develop subject matter knowledge, pedagogical understanding, skills in critical thinking and professional ethics.
  • Understanding of schooling in a dynamic environment
  • Reviewing qualified teachers who can address today's most educational pressing challenges and issues.  

Program of study

The program provides two options: 
  1. Teaching Diploma at the “Intermediate Level”

  2. TD at the Secondary level.

The Teaching Diploma consists of 24 credits to be taken over and above the BA requirements. These credits may be taken in combination with the Bachelor Major Courses or as a post BA/BS program in one academic year.

Graduation Requirements:

In order to obtain the TD, students must successfully pass 24 credits with a GPA of at least 2.0/4.0

Admission Procedures:

Interested Applicants should complete the application form to the school of Graduate Studies form, with the application fees. Interested Applicants should provide:

Copy of official transcripts indicating the equivalent of a grade point average of 2.0 or higher (If applicants do not meet the requirements, they should contact the program coordinator).

Once the TD admission committee has reviewed the applicant file and determined that it is complete, the applicant should receive a letter with the following instructions:
  • Ways of contacting the program coordinator to make an appointment
  • Information on the conceptual framework (Scholarship, Attitude and Disciplines, Integrity leadership and Services).
  • Grade point average requirements

Template ContractSheet Teaching Diploma (TD)
 
Major Requirements

Code

Name

Credits

EDU101

Fundamental Learning Theories of Education & its Trends

3

EDU101L

Fundamental Learning Lab

1

EDU102

Foundations of Educational Psychology

3

EDU102L

Foundations of Educational Psychology Lab

1

EDU103

Instructional Media and Technology

3

EDU103L

Instructional Media and Technology Lab

1

EDU104

Curriculum Mapping, Implementation & Assessment

3

EDU104L

Curriculum Mapping Lab

1

EDU105

Moral Ethics Teaching Profession

3

EDU105L

Moral Ethics Teaching Profession Lab

1

EDI

Education Practice and Principles Certificate

3

Total Credits: 23 Required Credits: 23

Description: Required six modules

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Major Electives

Code

Name

Credits

EDU201

Methods of Teaching Math 1-i n the Middle/High School

3

EDU202

Methods of Teaching Economics in the Middle/High School

3

EDU203

Methods of Teaching Life Sciences in the Middle/High School

3

EDU204

Methods of Teaching Chemistry in the Middle/High School

3

EDU205

Methods of Teaching Physics in the Middle/High School

3

EDU206

Methods of Teaching Social Studies in the Middle/High School

3

EDU207

Methods of Teaching Arabic in the Middle/High School

3

EDU208

Methods of Teaching Computer Science

3

EDU209

Methods of Teaching English as a Second language

3

EDU218

Methods of differentiating instructions in the Middle/High School 

3

Total Credits: 30 Required Credits: 3

Description: One method course should be chosen.

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General Requirements

Code

Name

Credits

EDU106

Practice Teaching of Mathematics

3

EDU107

Practice Teaching of Life Sciences

3

EDU108

Practice Teaching of Chemistry

3

EDU109

Practice Teaching of Physics

3

EDU110

Practice Teaching of Economics

3

EDU111

Practice Teaching of Computer Science

3

Total Credits: 18 Required Credits: 3

Description:one course should be chosen as a Co-requisite to the Major Elective