Teaching the Digital Generation

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 project based implementations of ICT technology.

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

This course provides students with the opportunity to:

  1. gain an understanding of project based learning in relation to ICT;
  2. broad overview of the use of specific ICT applications;
  3. understand the ICT needs of students in modern educational contexts; and
  4. develop meaningful learning experiences which utilize ICT in effective ways.

The following list indicates indicative course content: Investigating and Experimenting Technologies; Constructing a technologically mediated learning environment; Educational use of laptops in 1:1 classroom environment; Project and Inquiry Based Learning; Instructional strategies & ICT; ICT-Focused Project; Laptops; Robotics; Digital Natives and the Knowledge Economy; Hacking Cultures; Gaming Cultures; Digital Divide; Learning in New Times; Net generation.

Replacing Course(s) EDUC6040
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 Constructing a technologically mediated learning environment
  • 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 explores the use of 1 to 1 laptop projects in a practical teaching scenario
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 EDUC6240

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