EDUC6036

Educational Leadership and ICT

10 Units

This course examines the relationship between information technology and educational leadership. It aims to provide students with the opportunity to explore ways in which ICT can be utilized with educational structures, and the role which leaders play within this process. Students will also be given the opportunity to develop skills in the use of ICT technologies relevant to various management and leadership roles within educational systems.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Explain applications of information technology to educational leadership and management;
  2. Critically examine the impact of new information technology on educational leadership practice;
  3. Make appropriate decisions regarding a range of applications of information technology in education;
  4. Plan for appropriate management of new information technology;
  5. Devise relevant staff development strategies for the effective implementation of information technology in education;
  6. Translate theories and research findings regarding administrative uses of information technology into practice; and
  7. Confidently use electronic communication for student/lecturer and student/student interaction.
Content

The following list indicates indicative course content:

  • examine the impact of information technology on educational leadership practice;
  • Plan for appropriate management of new information technology;
  • Devise relevant staff development strategies for the effective implementation of information technology in education;
  • Translate theories and research findings regarding administrative uses of information technology into practice;
  • Modelling Technologies;
  • Change management; Data Mining;
  • Knowledge Management; Database Management
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Essay
  • Online Learning Activity: Online Contributions
  • Project: Projects
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning Session: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term (Equivalent of 2 hours per week for Weblearn students.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6036

Sound like the course for you?

  Apply Now