Education Using Technology

Course code EDUC4700Units 10Level 4000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

Develops in students the knowledge and skills to understand the role of technology in a wide range of educational contexts relevant to their own situation. A critical knowledge of the practical and theoretical issues will be fostered in regard to how technologies are utilized and integrated within education. In addition, students will be expected to gain an understanding of the research which underpins the use of technology generally.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
ObjectivesThe subject will allow students to develop a broad understanding of three key areas in relation to educational technology: research, policy and practice. At the completion of the subject students will be able to:
* Demonstrate an awareness of the historical context of educational technology and its impact on education;
* Demonstrate an understanding of the research literature and scholarly writing that underpins the use of educational technology in teaching and learning;
* Evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of various educational technologies and their use in educational settings
ContentHistory and future of technology in education
Theoretical underpinnings of technology in education
Exploring efficacy of technology to enhance educational outcomes
Developing a curriculum framework for effective use of technology in education
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Transitionn/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Integrated Learning
Laboratory
Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Tutorial
Workshop
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsEssay (30%) (1500 words)
Other: (please specify)Essay (30%) (1500 words)
Other: (please specify)Curriculum Design Project (40%)
Contact HoursIntegrated Learning: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term