Web 2.0 and Beyond

Course code EDUC6101
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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 within teaching and learning contexts.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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.

Content

The 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

Assessment Items

Essay: Context and historical development of online environments and their current educational impact

Online Learning Activity: Four (4) Specific Practical Online Tasks

Project: Project

Contact Hours

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Equivalent of 2 hours per week for Weblearn students.