Digitally Supported Learning

Course code EDUC6042Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

To provide students with the opportunity to explore ways in which ICT can be utilized across the entire curriculum Students will also be given the opportunity to develop skills in the use of ICT technologies within specific, self-selected teaching and learning contexts.

Available in 2015

WebLearn GradSchoolSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesThis course provides students with the opportunity to:
1. gain an understanding cross-curriculum ICT usage;
2. gain a broad overview of the educational use of learning and teaching with ICT in a range of context areas;
3. understand the ICT needs of students in modern educational contexts; and
4. develop meaningful learning experiences which utilize ICT technologies in non-computer based teaching contexts.
ContentThe following list indicates indicative course content:
Supporting Technologies; Educational Media; Resource Evaluation; Developing instructional media and reusable learning objects; adaptation of educational technology for students with diverse needs
Specific focus on student selected context eg primary education, special education, IWB, Maths education etc.
Replacing Course(s)NA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Teaching MethodsSelf Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Essays / Written AssignmentsAssessment Item 1 40%
Written assignment: Issues in the use of ICT technologies within a specific context (eg Mathematics education, special education etc).
Other: (please specify)Assessment Item 2 20%
Completion of a range of online tasks which allow the student to demonstrate practical ICT use within the context of the course objectives.
ProjectsAssessment Item 3 40%
Project which uses ICT technology/s in a practical teaching scenario. The task includes the development of a teaching program suitable for use in the student selected context, and will include a student created ICT learning object.
Contact HoursIntegrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6042