Cradle Coast, Launceston
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|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Mrs Jillian Brandsema|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- 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||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
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Prerequisites(EDU102 and EDU203) or (ESH102 and ESH203)
|Assessment||Test or quiz (7.5%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (46.5%)|Assignment (46%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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