Details for Learning and Teaching through ICT
In this subject pre-service teachers will explore the ways in which new technologies can be used to support quality learning and teaching for Years K-6 based on relevant pedagogical approaches. Pre-service teachers will gain experience in using technology as a productivity tool and in the design and evaluation of learning resources.
- Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
- Course code: EDU342
- Credit points: 10
The following courses are prerequisites:
- EDU101—Foundations in Christian Learning and Teaching and any Curriculum Studies subject
Awards offering Learning and Teaching through ICT
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In this subject pre-service teachers will explore the ways in which new technologies can be used to support quality learning and teaching for Years K-6 based on relevant pedagogical approaches. It will provide pre-service teachers with an opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers’ knowledge and pedagogical practices, as well as critically engaging with models of pedagogy. It will also consider the impact of technology in the classroom and society. Pre-service teachers will gain experience in using technology as a productivity tool and in the design and evaluation of learning resources.
- Use ICT as a productivity tool to improve efficiency in teaching and associated administrative tasks;
- Critically evaluate free and commercial educational software tools (including government sites and resources), mobile apps, web services and online learning resources and specify the implications of the Quality Teaching Framework and Great Teaching Inspired Learning for ICT;
- Apply ICT in the classroom, including for students with special needs, to facilitate quality learning and teaching based on relevant pedagogical frameworks;
- Design and develop interactive online learning resources, including appropriate use of technology in assessment and reporting, which can help parents/carers engage in the learning process;
- Identify reliable sources of information and help in order to keep up with rapidly changing technologies and applications of technology in the classroom;
- Critically analyse issues regarding the impact of technology in education and in society.
This course may be offered in the following formats
- Distance/ Global Online
- Professional e-Portfolio (30%)
- Unit of Work (50%)
- Critical Reflection (20%)
- References will include the most current curriculum requirements for schools.
Check with the instructor each semester before purchasing any prescribed texts or representative references