Web 2.0 and Beyond

Course code EDUC6101Units 10Level 6000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

To provide students with the opportunity to explore ways in which ICT can be transformative in terms of student learning Students will also be given the opportunity to develop skills in the use of web2.0 technologies with 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 of Web2.0 learning in relation to ICT;
2. gain a broad overview of the educational use of specific Online learning and teaching ICT applications;
3. understand the ICT needs of students in modern educational contexts; and
4. develop meaningful learning experiences which utilize Web2.0 technologies in effective ways.
ContentThe following list indicates indicative course content:
Communicating and Community Building Technologies;
Web 2.0 and Beyond;
Online Teaching & Learning;
Blogging, Wiks, Folksonomies, Podcasting, Vodcasting;
E-Learning; Web Pedagogies (ie. WebQuests); Virtual Community Building; Avatars & Online Identities; Second Life.
Futures of technology and learning
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 web2.0 technologies
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 a specific web2.0 technology (eg wikis. blogs, podcasts etc) in a practical teaching scenario
Contact HoursIntegrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6101