2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1-hour class, 1 x 2-hour seminar across 9 weeks
Online independent and collaborative learning activities
This unit examines contemporary developments in information and communication technology (ICT) and considers how these have impacted the broad field of Education. It investigates new affordances and issues for learning that have been created by global developments in ICT and looks at how educators have responded to create effective learning environments for a range of educational settings. The unit provides an opportunity to synthesise knowledge about effective teaching and learning with contemporary developments in ICT. Students will develop understandings and skills in the design and appraisal of digital learning resources to meet the requirements of contemporary learning contexts.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO8: Global citizenship
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO4: Critical thinking
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Digital resource design
Assessment 2 (Individual) - Essay
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: EDU303 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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