Courses & Units

Digital Technologies EMT608


EMT608 Teaching Digital Technologies is designed specifically for pre-service teachers undertaking a Master of Teaching. It will analyse the distinctions between ICT and Digital Technologies and explore how computers can be used, with a major focus on ICT General Capability or the Digital Technologies subject of the Australian Curriculum. This unit also provides opportunities for you to demonstrate your practical usage of ICTs or Digital Technologies. In addition, you will demonstrate your capacity to design good teaching and assessment strategies, and ethically apply contemporary and emerging computer technology in your professional practice.


Unit name Digital Technologies
Unit code EMT608
Credit points 6.25
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Zi Siang See
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2024 22/3/2024 15/4/2024 2/6/2024
Semester 2 22/7/2024 16/8/2024 9/9/2024 27/10/2024

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Learning Outcomes

  • Option A - Apply digital solutions to reflect good teaching and assessment in the Digital Technologies.
  • Option A - Critically evaluate your own teaching of Digital Technologies.
  • Option B - Differentiate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) from Digital Technologies, particularly in the context of the Australian Curriculum.
  • Option B - Apply ICTs to reflect good teaching and assessment in your own specialism

Fee Information

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
070103 $277.00 $277.00 not applicable $1,162.00

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