Provides an introduction to the main usage of ICT in education. It is designed to introduce students to the various types of ICT usage frameworks, and examine the ways in which ICT can be used to support and extend student learning. Attention is also given to the integration of theory and practice, in particular, the application of research findings to ICT usage in education.
- Semester 1 - 2018
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Gain a broad overview of the use of ICT;
2. Understand the place of ICT in modern educational contexts; and
3. Apply Instructional design models in relation to ICT to educational contexts.
The following list indicates indicative course content:Frameworks for Understanding ICT in Education; ICT Focused Curriculum, Pedagogy & Assessment ; Authentic Learning; History of ICT in Education; The Digital Education Revolution; Motivation and Learning; Technology and Engagement; Introduction to Instructional Design Models.
Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments
Online Learning Activity: Online Projects
Integrated Learning Session
Online 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Equivalent of 2 hours per week for Weblearn students.