Graduate Certificate in Teaching Digital Technologies (E5K)

Overview  2015

ATAR

ATAR Clearly-In Rank

Clearly-in Rank

The Clearly-in Rank is the lowest score at which students were granted entry in the first offer round in 2015.

The Clearly-in rank should be used as a guide for entry. Note: entry to some courses requires a combination of criteria (ie. folio, interview, GMAT) not just ATAR alone.

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Duration

mode.loadCategory not equal to Part Time
Minimum 0.5 Years, up to a maximum of 2 Years

Duration

Duration refers to the minimum and maximum amounts of time in which this course can be completed. It will be affected by whether you choose to study full or part time, noting that some programs are only available part time.

Location

Hobart
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2

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This course may not be available to international students. Please see the list of distance courses (i.e. online and taken outside Australia) that are offered to international students

The Graduate Certificate in Teaching Digital Technologies is a six month course intended to enable teachers to extend and update their knowledge and to lay a foundation for further professional development in both theory and practice in the area of Digital Technologies. The course will be offered full time or part time and by distance/on-line Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Interstate, Isolated, and Offshore with some units available face-to-face.

The Graduate Certificate (Teaching Digital Technology) is the perfect choice for educators preparing to teach this new subject in the Australian Curriculum.

Students will Utilise a range of learning resources that facilitate and promote interaction with professional peers and teaching staff.

Students will be given opportunities to:

  • Demonstrate educational knowledge and its application in the provision of effective education to their students with a particular focus on Digital Technologies.
  • Demonstrate a capacity to devise digital solutions and facilitate this in others.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply research findings and emerging technology to the area of teaching digital technologies.

Students in this course will develop an understanding of the ACARA subject Digital Technologies; distinguish it from ICT general capability; know the TPACK theoretical background; become able to assess and improve personal digital competence; explore computational thinking; design and describe algorithms to develop digital solutions; source, create and critique resources for teaching Digital Technologies F-10; and develop a unit of learning for a personally selected year group. 

Learning strategies and assessment tasks focus on practical application and integration with everyday teaching and workplace activities.

Course structure

Schedule

Students in this unit will develop an understanding of the ACARA subject Digital Technologies; distinguish it from ICT general capability; know the TPACK theoretical background; become able to assess and improving personal digital competence; explore computational thinking; design and describe…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This is an independent study project that requires the completion of an extended piece of writing such as a monograph, curriculum development document, professional development program, video, digital media output, or journal article for refereed publication. The design of the…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 2
LauncestonSpring school (extended)

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Choose two from:

The unit offers both theoretical and practical approach for students to learn the basic principle of embedded system, including architecture, designing, and networking. The unit also covers the principle of how the software interacts with hardware in embedded system. Students…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

A student needs to acquire an understanding of the vast and diverse nature of the ICT industry to plan and manage a successful career. Students develop awareness of the skills, attributes, qualitiesand values required of ICT professionals. Students will explore…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
HobartIntensive Session Feb A

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Computational Thinking is a collection of diverse skills to do with problem solving that result from studying the nature of computation. This unit helps to develop computational skills, like creativity, ability to explain and team work alongside some very specific…

Credit Points: 12.5

This unit is currently unavailable.

This unit focuses on the nature of systems design, implementation and testing as phases within the systems development process. The unit develops practical skills in designing, implementing and testing desktop computer programs, focusing on ones having graphical user interfaces that…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 2

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is for those who wish to develop and advance their understanding of how online learning and teaching can be used effectively in teaching and learning environments, in workplace training and in professional development environments.You will work with and…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

This unit is designed to provide you with both theoretical knowledge and practical skills in delivering technology-enhanced learning and teaching.You will explore the tools, principles and practices of online learning, teaching and assessment as well as critically evaluate their pedagogical…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
HobartSemester 1
LauncestonSemester 1

Key: On-campus    Off-Campus    International students    Domestic students

Entry requirements

The University requires applicants for admission to the Graduate Certificate in Teaching Digital Technologies degree to hold a Bachelor of Education or a degree in other discipline with a Diploma of Education, Bachelor of Teaching, or Master of Teaching, or to those holding equivalent qualifications.

Students with the European Pedagogical Information and Communication Licence (EPICT) can count this as one of the optional units. The course articulates into Education Honours degrees and the Master of Education.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in. Full fee paying domestic students do not have to make any additional SSAF payments.

Annual Tuition Fee is inclusive of the compulsory Student Services and Amenities (SSA) fee. The SSA fee for 2017 is $294 AUD.

International students

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

Tasmanian teachers can be provided with a HECS scholarship for study of one unit per semester when enrolling through the Professional Honours in Education. See the Future Students webpage for more information.

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International
+61 3 6226 6200
Email
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