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Learning and Teaching with ICT (EDU617)

Organisational Unit School of Education
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TSD-internal
Description This unit focuses on practical and theoretical issues related to the use of information and communications technology (ICT) across the curriculum in primary, secondary and postsecondary education. Students will critically examine ICT in the research literature, explore the affordances and plan an authentic learning environment using technology as cognitive tools.
Timetabled Learning Activities Tutorials: 3 hours.
Assessment Assessment tasks for this unit comprise the creation of a single product that is assessed in contributing stages. The overall authentic task is to explore an issue of interest to students that relates to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in learning and education. Students will choose an educational technology and/or application or program, or a device that relates to their current teaching work or professional interest. Students will research the chosen program and create an assessment of its potential use in education, and design a learning environment to incorporate its use in the classroom. There is no examination for this unit.
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level qualification or permission of the Unit Coordinator.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Learning and Teaching with ICT (EDU615) - as for EDU617 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Education
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Timetabled Learning Activities No attendance requirement.
Assessment Assessment tasks for this unit comprise the creation of a single product that is assessed in contributing stages. The overall authentic task is to explore an issue of interest to students that relates to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) in learning and education. Students will choose an educational technology and/or application or program, or a device that relates to their current teaching work or professional interest. Students will research the chosen program and create an assessment of its potential use in education, and design a learning environment to incorporate its use in the classroom. There is no examination for this unit.
Previously 2013: EDU617
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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