EXE734 - New Technologies in Education and Training
2020 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2-hour seminar per week for 9 weeks; 2 x 1-hour video meetings (audio-recorded) across trimester. Self-managed online collaboration with small group across first four weeks
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
1 x online learning activities (online discussions and other specified tasks) for 9 weeks; 2 x 1-hour video meetings (audio-recorded) across the trimester. Self-managed online collaboration with small group across first four weeks
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
New technologies are widely used in schools, universities, vocational education and training, and workplaces, to support and enhance teaching and learning. New technologies also 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 and inclusive 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 new approaches to curriculum and pedagogy (such as mobile learning and game-based learning), and considerations for inclusive practices (for example, in non-western contexts, in Indigenous contexts, and to support students with special needs).
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.
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