EDUC6038

An Introduction to ICT in Education

10 Units

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.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this 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.
Content

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.

Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Essays/Written Assignments
  • Online Learning Activity: Online Projects
  • 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 EDUC6038

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