Digitally Supported Learning

10 Units

To provide students with the opportunity to explore ways in which ICT can be utilized across the entire curriculum Students will also be given the opportunity to develop skills in the use of ICT technologies within specific, self-selected teaching and learning contexts.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Semester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)

This course provides students with the opportunity to:

  1. gain an understanding cross-curriculum ICT usage;
  2. gain a broad overview of the educational use of learning and teaching with ICT in a range of context areas;
  3. understand the ICT needs of students in modern educational contexts; and
  4. develop meaningful learning experiences which utilize ICT technologies in non-computer based teaching contexts.

The following list indicates indicative course content: Supporting Technologies; Educational Media; Resource Evaluation; Developing instructional media and reusable learning objects; adaptation of educational technology for students with diverse needs Specific focus on student selected context eg primary education, special education, IWB, Maths education etc.

Replacing Course(s) NA
Transition NA
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Nil
Modes of Delivery Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Teaching Methods Self Directed Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments - Assessment Item 1 40% Written assignment: Issues in the use of ICT technologies within a specific context (eg Mathematics education, special education etc).
  • Other: (please specify) - Assessment Item 2 20% Completion of a range of online tasks which allow the student to demonstrate practical ICT use within the context of the course objectives.
  • Projects - Assessment Item 3 40% Project which uses ICT technology/s in a practical teaching scenario. The task includes the development of a teaching program suitable for use in the student selected context, and will include a student created ICT learning object.
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6042

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