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ECX703 - E-Learning Technologies and Media

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Enrolment modes:(X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Wells
Note: This unit is offered in online mode


This unit is designed to develop an understanding of the theoretical underpinnings and practical implementation aspects to do with the use of a range of media and new technologies in online teaching and learning. Students will investigate these technologies and critically evaluate their potential for use within an education and/or training context. Topics include the history and theoretical underpinnings of online teaching and learning and the characteristics and impact of various new online technologies.


Assignment 1, 50%, 3000 words, Preparation of a report that includes the following a history of online teaching and learning and a discussion of issues related to online teaching and learning in a selected context, including a description of a real or hypothetical context for this learning.

Assignment 2, 50%, 3000 words or equivalent, Individual or group presentation. Presentation of a plan developed for the delivery of an online course including the online teaching and learning pedagogies to be used. This presentation will include recommendations and the rationale for the choice of technologies and media required to effectively deliver the course online and justification for these selections by reference to current literature.

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Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
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