Master's degree in Education Technology: E-Learning and management of the knowledge

Objectives and competences


  • To analyze the potential of ICT as new spaces for the training and knowledge management, by stressing the present advances in this field from the e-learning.
  • To identify the didactic fundamentals by means of the media design based on the theories and strategies of the teaching-learning process in e-learning.
  • To acquire the necessary criteria for designing multimedia materials for education.
  • To analyze the potential of ICT as new spaces for the training and multimedia applications.
  • To structure and develop multimedia training material in response to the audience to which it is intended.
  • To know and understand the set of parameters which define the process of digitizing and playback of the training material.
  • To acquire skills and competences for the management of information and knowledge.
  • To determine the economic viability of a multimedia project.
  • To develop a practical application in the field of materials design and/or training environments.
  • To start in the research methodology in ET.

Key Competences

  • C6- Acquiring the knowledge to provide a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and/or implementation of ideas, often in a research context.
  • C7- Applying the acquired knowledge and its capacity to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader contexts (or multidisciplinary) related to its field of study.
  • C8- Integrating knowledge and deal with the complexity of making judgements on the basis of the information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on the social and ethical responsibilities related to the application of their knowledge and judgement.
  • C9- Communicating their findings and the latest knowledge and reasons that sustain them to specialists and non-specialists in a clear and unambiguous way.
  • C10- Integrating the learning skills that will enable them to continue studying in such a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Specific Competences

  • A1- Analyzing the ICT as a tool for e-learning and knowledge management.
  • A2- Mastering the tools and procedures for the planning, organization and management of the processes of e-learning.
  • A3- Designing and developing programs and innovation and research projects in the area of e-learning.
  • A4- Designing and developing technology environments and multimedia materials for the training.
  • A5- Adopting means, resources and tools in monitoring and evaluation processes of e-learning.
  • A6- Incorporating strategies and resources for knowledge management in the development of innovation and research in e-learning.
  • A7- Managing and using the information in the development of projects.
  • A8- Writing down specific documentation of a technical and/or didactic nature in accordance with the programs and developed projects of e-learning.
  • A9- Applying pedagogical models and technical knowledge to the resolution of problems of e-learning training.
  • A10- Analyzing and applying tools and instruments for the design and development of teaching materials for e-learning.
  • A11- Designing learning scenarios in technological environments.
  • A12- Making innovative proposals in e-learning projects.
  • A13- Displaying individual and collective processes of knowledge management in activities and processes of e-learning.
  • A14- Transferring a practical activity already developed to other contexts.
  • A15- Applying the principles of the scientific method to the resolution of problems on educational research.
  • A16- Using technological means for the design and development of tools and resources for research.
  • A17- Applying data analysis techniques to educational research.
  • A18- Disseminating and communicating research results. 

Cross-curricular Competences

  • B1- Learning to learn
  • B2- Solving complex problems in multidisciplinary contexts related to the field of study.
  • B3- Applying critical, logical and creative thinking, at the forefront of the field of study, in a research context.
  • B4- Working independently with responsibility and initiative.
  • B5- Working collaboratively and sharing responsibility in key leadership.
  • B6- Communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions clearly and effectively in public or in a specific technical field.
  • B7- Raising awareness on environmental issues.
  • B8- Managing technical projects as well as research or innovation ones.