The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in , 2019
Course code

EDUC6018

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

Provides an in-depth study of contemporary issues in the use of information technologies in educational environments. Particular attention will be paid to theories and research focused on using information technologies in learning and teaching, and critical reflection on ICT research to improve professional practice.


Availability

Online

    Online

    • Semester 2 - 2019

    Learning outcomes

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

    1. Critically engage with contemporary issues and debates in ICT Education.

    2. Critically engage with theories and research focused on using information technologies in learning and teaching.

    3. Critically reflect upon processes of educational knowledge production in the field of ICT Educational Research.


    Content

    The course will cover the following:

    • Contemporary issues in the use of information technologies in educational environments;
    • Theories and research focused on using information technologies in learning and teaching;
    • Frameworks for critical reflection on ICT research;
    • Approaches for using ICT Research to improve professional practice.

    Assessment items

    Written Assignment: Assignment 1

    Written Assignment: Assignment 2