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|Unit chair:||J Lynch|
E Loong (B), J Lynch (W)
3 hours per week
This unit focuses on developing students’ awareness and understandings of the philosophical and practical implications of the use of digital technologies to support teaching and learning in schools. The unit also supports students to extend their ICT skills and to articulate how these skills are relevant to their emerging teaching philosophies and their future roles as classroom teachers. Assignments produced in this unit will contribute directly to students’ professional portfolios.
Topics addressed in this unit include:
Technologies in focus will include social software and emerging Web 2.0 applications, multimedia and digital learning objects, and classroom tools such as interactive whiteboards and tablet and handheld computers. This unit takes an interdisciplinary approach to developing students’ professional digital literacies through: the hands-on development of operational skills; engagement with research on current and emerging practices; and, the development of a critical perspective grounded in students’ own teaching goals and values.
Focus on skills 30%, 1200 words equivalent - An individual assignment, presented in digital form, and demonstrating operational skills learned.
Focus on application 40%, 1600 words equivalent - A group assignment, presented in digital form, focused on the pedagogical application of technology.
Focus on philosophy 30%, 1200 words equivalent - An individual assignment, presented in digital form, focused on your emerging teaching philosophy.
Unit Fee Information
|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
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.