This study is to analyze the factors of cognitive engagement in content of the courses at AIOU. For this purpose, the unit entitled ?Futurology and Education of course ?Trends and Issues in Education? code 3701for MS Leading to PhD program of AIOU was selected. The objectives of the project work were to identify and analyze the factors of cognitive engagement and to give suggestions for the improvement of the said course in the light of opinions of faculty members and students. The population of study was all faculty members of AIOU Faculty of education and all students of MS Leading to Ph.D. Program enrolled in semester spring 2009 who studied the said course. In view of the time and resources constraints, unit #1 entitled ?Futurology and Education of course ?Trends and Issues in Education? code 3701for MS Leading to Ph.D program of AIOU was selected in order to collect the data through structured questionnaire designed for the purpose. The data was analyzed and the results were converted into percentages and mean scores. Findings were drawn and conclusion were made The language of the content is simple.