EDUC6240

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 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able 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.
Content

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) This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6040. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6040 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6240.
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Essay
  • Online Learning Activity: Online contributions
  • Written Assignment: Unit of Work & Discussion paper
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 EDUC6240

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