Teaching the Digital Generation

Course code EDUC6240
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 project based implementations of ICT technology.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Gain an understanding of project based learning in relation to ICT;

2. Broad overview of the use of specific ICT applications;

3. Understand the ICT needs of students in modern educational contexts; and

4. Develop meaningful learning experiences which utilize ICT in effective ways.

Content

The following list indicates indicative course content:

  • Investigating and Experimenting Technologies;
  • Constructing a technologically mediated learning environment;
  • Educational use of laptops in 1:1 classroom environment;
  • Project and Inquiry Based Learning;
  • Instructional strategies & ICT;
  • ICT-Focused Project;
  • Laptops; Robotics;
  • Digital Natives and the Knowledge Economy;
  • Hacking Cultures;
  • Gaming Cultures;
  • Digital Divide;
  • Learning in New Times;
  • Net generation.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6040. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6040 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6240.

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay

Online Learning Activity: Online contributions

Written Assignment: Unit of Work & Discussion paper

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.