Courses & Units

Digital Technologies EPR380


This unit presents the theory, methods and practice of teaching using digital technologies. You will critically reflect on ICT-based issues in light of modern theorists' views of the transformative effect of digital technologies in education, and learn to select and evaluate computer-based learning materials, software and new technologies for educational purposes. The unit ensures that you are familiar with a wide range of computer applications and digital technologies and their use in educational settings. Assessment will focus on your personal capacity with ICT, your capability to integrate digital technologies into teaching practice and your readiness to transform curriculum content and pedagogy with digital technologies. Your study progress is monitored by weekly hurdle tests.


Unit name Digital Technologies
Unit code EPR380
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Doctor Zi Siang See
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Online Semester 1 Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • identify appropriate strategies for teaching the subject digital technologies
  • operate new computer software and teach students/children with a range of abilities to use it
  • critically reflect on school ICT based issues in light of modern theorists' views of the transformative effect of ICT in education, and articulate how this relates to your own teaching practice.
  • exhibit leadership by demonstrating a vision of technology infusion, and developing the technology skills of others
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1,3 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3 Domestic Full Fee 4
070199 $515.00 $515.00 not applicable $2,213.00

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(EDU102 or ESH102) and (EDU203 or ESH203)


AssessmentMultiple Choice Test (7.5%)|Transformative outcome (46%)|E-Examination (46.5%)
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