Courses & Units

Digital Technologies EPR380

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
Unit code EPR380
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline 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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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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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 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070199 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • 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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(EDU102 and EDU203) or (ESH102 and ESH203)


AssessmentTest or quiz (7.5%)|Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (46.5%)|Assignment (46%)
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