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EDUC6101

Web 2.0 and Beyond

10 Units

To provide students with the opportunity to explore ways in which ICT can be transformative in terms of student learning Students will also be given the opportunity to develop skills in the use of web2.0 technologies with teaching and learning contexts.

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

This course provides students with the opportunity to:

  1. gain an understanding of Web2.0 learning in relation to ICT;
  2. gain a broad overview of the educational use of specific Online learning and teaching ICT applications;
  3. understand the ICT needs of students in modern educational contexts; and
  4. develop meaningful learning experiences which utilize Web2.0 technologies in effective ways.
Content

The following list indicates indicative course content: Communicating and Community Building Technologies; Web 2.0 and Beyond; Online Teaching & Learning; Blogging, Wiks, Folksonomies, Podcasting, Vodcasting; E-Learning; Web Pedagogies (ie. WebQuests); Virtual Community Building; Avatars & Online Identities; Second Life. Futures of technology and learning

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 web2.0 technologies
  • 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 a specific web2.0 technology (eg wikis. blogs, podcasts etc) in a practical teaching scenario
Contact Hours
  • Integrated Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Course Materials
  • Web 2.0: New Tools, New Schools
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6101

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