Educational Leadership and ICT

Course code EDUC6036
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

This course examines the relationship between information technology and educational leadership. It aims to provide students with the opportunity to explore ways in which ICT can be utilized with educational structures, and the role which leaders play within this process. Students will also be given the opportunity to develop skills in the use of ICT technologies relevant to various management and leadership roles within educational systems.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Explain applications of information technology to educational leadership and management;

2. Critically examine the impact of new information technology on educational leadership practice;

3. Make appropriate decisions regarding a range of applications of information technology in education;

4. Plan for appropriate management of new information technology;

5. Devise relevant staff development strategies for the effective implementation of information technology in education;

6. Translate theories and research findings regarding administrative uses of information technology into practice; and

7. Confidently use electronic communication for student/lecturer and student/student interaction.

Content

The following list indicates indicative course content:

  • examine the impact of information technology on educational leadership practice;
  • Plan for appropriate management of new information technology;
  • Devise relevant staff development strategies for the effective implementation of information technology in education;
  • Translate theories and research findings regarding administrative uses of information technology into practice;
  • Modelling Technologies;
  • Change management; Data Mining;
  • Knowledge Management; Database Management

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay

Online Learning Activity: Online Contributions

Project: Projects

Contact Hours

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Integrated Learning Session

Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term