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Bachelor of Education (Adult and Distance Learning)

This programme focuses on preparing teachers who will function in a flexible education system that incorporates open and distance learning at all levels; and which recognises the right to education throughout ones life span. The programme takes into consideration the need for facilitators of lifelong learning within the current globalising world and an expanding knowledge and information economy. The programme is designed at a time when education systems worldwide are increasingly including the open and distance learning mode as a means of widening access to education with the aim of including all people.



Programme Summary

Course Name:Bachelor of Education (Adult and Distance Learning)
Course Initials: BED-ADL
Duration: 3 – 8 Years
Total Units:  40
Mode of Deliverence: Blended Mode
 

Programme Information

OPTION I

Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education with at least TWO passes

Or

Education Diploma with at least 3.0 GPA or C average

 OPTION II

An applicant who holds OUT foundation course certificate shall be eligible for admission into BED-ADL programmes. To qualify for admission into this degree programme, a candidate must obtain at least TWO Ds AND a minimum of 4 POINTS among the three specialized (teaching) subjects that one intends to pursue in the bachelor degree programme (i.e. apart from English Proficiency, Development Studies and Communication Skills).

 OPTION III

An applicant who satisfied Examiners in the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Examination at an average of B Grade or above, and holding a valid RPL certificate (approved by TCU) shall be eligible for admission into this degree programmes.

 OPTION IV

An applicant with degree or Advanced Diploma awards from other Institutions of Higher Learning will be considered on their own merit.

 

Course Code

Course Title

Units

TCU Credits

LEVEL I

OCP 100

Introduction to Computer

1

10

OFC 017

Communication Skills

1

10

OEA 302

Introduction to Open and Distance Learning

2

20

OEF 101

Philosophy of Education and Teaching

2

20

OEA 101

Psychology of Adult Learning

2

20

 

Courses from 2 Teaching Subjects

6

60

LEVEL II

OEI 101

Curriculum Development and Evaluation

2

20

OEI 208A

Teaching Practice 1

1

10

OEI 210

Teaching Methods for Adult Learners

2

20

 

Courses from 2 Teaching Subjects

6

60

LEVEL III

OEA 301

Foundations Adult and Community Education

2

20

OEA 303

Lifelong Learning in Global Economy

2

20

OEA 305

Planning and management of adult and community

Education

2

20

OEI 208B

Teaching Practice 2

1

10

 

Elective

2

20

 

Courses from 2 Teaching Subjects

6

60

TOTAL

40

400

Plus ONE of these Electives

OEA 304

Course Design and Development in ODL

2

20

OEA 306

Community Education and Development

2

20

OEA 307

Community Capacity Building

2

20

 

General Fees for Bachelor Degree Programmes

DESCRIPTION

LOCALS (TSH)

EAC/SADC

(USD )

NON SADC/EAC

(USD)

Registration fee

30,000

30

30

ID processing

20,000

20

20

Student Organization fee (paid annually)

20,000

20

20

Quality assurance fee (paid annually)

20,000

20

40

Examination fees paid per paper

(Test & Exam)

10,000

20

40

Tuition Fees per Unit (or per 10 credits) for Bachelor Degree Programmes

Theoretical course by blended mode

60,000

40

80

Theoretical Course by Face to face

90,000

60

120

Field Practice

100,000

70

140

Teaching practice

100,000

70

140

Science Laboratory

150,000

100

240

Project/dissertation

100,000

70

140

NAMECONTACTS

Mr. Prosper Theophil (Head of Department)

Email:-prosper.theophil@out.ac.tz

Mobile:- +255 754 444 449       

 
 
 

This programme provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills, qualities and other attributes in the following areas:

On completing the programme students can be expected to:

  • Have a strong understanding of adult education, adult learners and their special educational needs as well as the various ways of facilitating their learning
  • Have developed positive understanding and accumulated knowledge in the methods, and approaches to management of adult education and open and distance learning
  • Be able to demonstrate understanding of learning needs for out-of-school children, youth, and adults; and specific cultural contexts of the adult learners.
  • Have an understanding of how adult education and open and distance learning are related to general education and how they can be used in mobilising the community, the public, resources and other professions to ensure access, equity and equality in provision of education;
  • Have developed knowledge and understanding of research and evaluation in the field of education

 

Candidates will be evaluated by using the following criteria.

Timed Test carrying:                30%

Final Examination carrying:   70%

TOTAL:                                  100%