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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 5243

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
160981

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 3)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To expand pedagogic knowledge of and experience in digital learning environments focusing on connectivity, communication, collaboration and convergence through the use of digital technologies.

Course content

Students will review the information revolution, global connectedness and trends in technology; course design for digital learning; principles of learning through connectivity, communication, collaboration and convergence; the digital divide and globalization of lifelong learning; creative cultures including gaming and maker-spaces; education informatics; re-imagining the experience of learning and teaching in a digital age; future of education and educational technologies; introduction to technologies; evaluating technologies; digital literacy; managing copyright, digital rights and licensing for resources and services.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Workshop (Online) 2 hours x 3 weeks
External (Online activities) 2 hours x 4 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Blog 3000 words 60% N/A
Essay 1500 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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