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EXE734 - New Technologies in Education and Training

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:M Wells
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 6 x 3 hour Seminars per week

Cloud (online):  Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

New technologies are widely used in schools to support and enhance teaching and learning and often form the focus of curriculum change and educational reform processes. This unit aims to assist students to enhance their professional practice by developing their understandings of issues that impact on the effective use of new technologies in education through a critical examination of the research and professional literature in this area. Topics to be addressed in this unit include an exploration of the barriers and incentives for teachers and trainers to effectively infuse the teaching and learning experience with new technologies and identification of the theoretical, educational, and professional issues that underpin the effective use of new technologies in education and training. In this unit students are immersed in a fully online learning environment which is used to create a personal experience of many of the issues addressed in the unit. All students are required to participate in online discussions.

Assessment

Two tasks, each 50%.
Task 1 is an individual task that requires students to develop a personal position paper on the issues associated with the educational use of new technologies. (3000 words, 50%).
Task 2 is a group task that requires students to work collaboratively online to a response to an issue identified through student discussions in the first half of the unit. (3000 words, 50%).

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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