Year
2020
Units
4.5
Contact
1 x 2-hour seminar weekly
Prerequisites
1 Admission into MTSE-Master of Teaching (Special Education)
1a Admission into MBA-Master of Business Administration
1b Admission into MBAAED-Master of Business Administration (Advanced) (Education)
1c Admission into MBAA-Master of Business Administration (Advanced)
1d Admission into MBASED-Master of Business Administration (Education)
1e Admission into MEDCP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac)
1f Admission into MEDER-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment)
1g Admission into MEDLM-Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
1h Admission into MEDOS-Master of Education
1i Admission into MEDSE-Master of Education (Special Education)
1j Admission into MEDWS-Master of Education
1k Admission into GCEWS-Graduate Certificate in Education
1l Admission into MEDCPP-Master of Education (Cog Psych & Educational Prac) [1.5 years]
1m Admission into MEDERP-Master of Education (Ed Research, Evaluation and Assessment) [1.5 years]
1n Admission into MEDGEP-Master of Education (Gifted Education) [1.5 years]
1o Admission into MEDIBP-Master of Education (International Baccalaureate) [1.5 years]
1p Admission into MEDSEP-Master of Education (Special Education) [1.5 years]
1q Admission into MEDLMP-Master of Education (Leadership and Management) [1.5 years]
1r Admission into MEDSAP-Master of Education (Studies of Asia) [1.5 years]
1s Admission into MEDWSP-Master of Education [1.5 years]
1t Admission into MEDWM-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health)
1u Admission into MEDWMP-Master of Education (Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health) [1.5 years]
1v Admission into MTSEPR-Master of Teaching (Special Education) (Primary)
1w Admission into MTSESC-Master of Teaching (Special Education) (Secondary)
2 Admission into MEDUOS-Master of Education
2a Admission into MEDLE-Master of Education (Languages Education)
2b Admission into MEDLEP-Master of Education (Languages Education) [1.5 years]
2c Admission into GCEDDL-Graduate Certificate in Educational Design and Digital Learning
2d Admission into GCE-Graduate Certificate in Education
2e Admission into MED-Master of Education
2f Admission into MLE-Master of Leadership in Education
2g Admission into MCPEP-Master of Cognitive Psychology and Educational Practice
3 Admission into BAMTEC-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Early Childhood)
3a Admission into BAMTPR-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Primary)
3b Admission into BAMTS-Bachelor of Arts, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3c Admission into BGSCMTPR-Bachelor of General Science, Master of Teaching (Primary)
3d Admission into BLANGMTS-Bachelor of Languages, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
3e Admission into BSCMTS-Bachelor of Science, Master of Teaching (Secondary)
4 108 units of study
Must Satisfy: (((1 or 1a or 1b or 1c or 1d or 1e or 1f or 1g or 1h or 1i or 1j or 1k or 1l or 1m or 1n or 1o or 1p or 1q or 1r or 1s or 1t or 1u or 1v or 1w)) or ((2 or 2a or 2b or 2c or 2d or 2e or 2f or 2g)) or ((3 or 3a or 3b or 3c or 3d or 3e) and 4))
Enrolment not permitted
EDET9320 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Basic computer literacy
Topic description
This topic seeks to equip teachers, educators and leaders in educational and training institutions with ICT skills and knowledge to enhance current practices. The topic involves a combination of practical computer skills and an examination of ICT related educational research, policies and strategies. The role of ICT in contemporary education is explored as well as the conditions necessary to effectively leverage technology to enhance student learning and teaching. Students will investigate and critique a range of web 2.0, multimedia and virtual learning community tools.
Educational aims
The aim of this topic is to introduce students to the application of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in education from theoretical and practical perspectives
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:

  • articulate the role and scope of the use of ICT in education.
  • identify the conditions necessary to effectively leverage technology to enhance student learning and teaching
  • describe the influence of ICT on approaches to learning and in particular its capacity to support constructivist learning
  • discuss the complex issues involved in the development of ICT in educational organisations
  • demonstrate skill in a range of ICT tools useful to enhance learning and teaching
  • evaluate a range of ICT tools for use to enhance learning and teaching