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 within teaching and learning contexts.

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 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
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Context and historical development of online environments and their current educational impact
  • Online Learning Activity: Four (4) Specific Practical Online Tasks
  • Project: Project
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 EDUC6101

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