Contemporary Issues in ICT and Education

Course code EDUC6018
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

Provides an in-depth study of contemporary issues in the use of information technologies in educational environments. Particular attention will be paid to theories and research focused on using information technologies in learning and teaching, and critical reflection on ICT research to improve professional practice.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Critically engage with contemporary issues and debates in ICT Education.

2. Critically engage with theories and research focused on using information technologies in learning and teaching.

3. Critically reflect upon processes of educational knowledge production in the field of ICT Educational Research.

Content

The course will cover the following:

  • Contemporary issues in the use of information technologies in educational environments;
  • Theories and research focused on using information technologies in learning and teaching;
  • Frameworks for critical reflection on ICT research;
  • Approaches for using ICT Research to improve professional practice.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Assignment 1

Written Assignment: Assignment 2

Contact Hours

WebLearn GradSchool

Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term