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Ph.D. Program of CICT

    Our Ph.D. program was established in August 2012 by integrating the “Graduate Program of Curriculum and Instruction” and the “Graduate Program of Educational Communications and Technology.” It is divided into two groups based on specialization: the “Curriculum and Instruction Group” and the “Instructional Communications and Technology Group.”

I. Developmental Characteristics
Strengthen international comparative research to foster academic exchange and cooperation.
Devote efforts to develop curriculum, instructional materials, and digital teaching resources suitable for the local context.
Enhance the theoretical foundations of curriculum and instructional development through educational technology research.

II. Educational Objectives
Cultivate curriculum and instructional research professionals with a humanistic theoretical background.
Nurture curriculum and instructional development professionals with critical and innovative capabilities.
Foster intellectuals engaged in educational public discourse.

III. Core Competencies
International and local perspectives on curriculum and instructional development.
Ability to employ theoretical knowledge to discuss curriculum and instructional issues.
Concern for educational issues related to vulnerable groups.
Critical analysis of educational development phenomena and issues.
Application of research methods to improve curriculum and instructional problems.

IV. Graduation Requirements
Completion of 30 credits.
Presentation of 10 points in academic achievements (please refer to relevant regulations for Ph.D. program study).
Doctoral dissertation.
The basic courses of the Ph.D. program are common to both groups of students, while specialized courses are chosen based on the background of the students in one of the two main fields: “Curriculum and Instruction Research” for the Curriculum and Instruction Group and “Instructional Communications and Technology” for the Instructional Communications and Technology Group.