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This unit prepares teachers in secondary schools to plan, teach and assess the Australian Curriculum: Technologies – Digital Technologies. Students will learn the fundamentals of digital computers and educational theories applicable to their use in schools. You will find how to use specific pedagogical resources to plan lessons and assess learning against the achievement standards of the curriculum. As solutions are coded in the general-purpose language of Python, we will trace outputs, optimise designs and modularise programs. Teach the use of computational thinking and the key concepts of abstraction; data collection, representation and interpretation; specification, algorithms and implementation to create digital solutions.
|Unit name||Teaching Digital Technologies|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Dr Andrew Fluck
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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1 x 30 min Lecture, weekly.
1 x 60 min Tutorial, weekly.
4 x half day workshops.
Small group project to evaluate real-world problem solving and coding skills 2000 words (50%);
Essay on pedagogy, theory and evaluating student achievement in Digital Technologies 2000 words (50%).
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