Details for Learning and Teaching through ICT

In this subject, Teacher Education Students will explore the ways in which new technologies can be used to support quality learning and teaching for Years 7-12 based on relevant pedagogical approaches. It will provide Teacher Education Students with an opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers’ knowledge and pedagogical practices, as well as critically engaging with models of ICT mediated learning. It will also consider the impact of technology in the classroom on student learning and on society as a whole. The question will be posed regarding the application of Christian and alternate worldview frameworks on ICT in the classroom and schooling. Teacher education students will gain experience in using technology as a productivity tool and in the design and evaluation of learning resources.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU340
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Felicity McLure

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Learning and Teaching through ICT

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Unit Content

Curriculum Objective

In this subject, Teacher Education Students will explore the ways in which new technologies can be used to support quality learning and teaching for Years 7-12 based on relevant pedagogical approaches. It will provide Teacher Education Students with an opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers’ knowledge and pedagogical practices, as well as critically engaging with models of ICT mediated learning. It will also consider the impact of technology in the classroom on student learning and on society as a whole. The question will be posed regarding the application of Christian and alternate worldview frameworks on ICT in the classroom and schooling. Teacher education students will gain experience in using technology as a productivity tool and in the design and evaluation of learning resources.

Outcomes

  1. Use ICT as a productivity tool to improve efficiency in teaching and associated administrative tasks;
  2. 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.
  3. Apply ICT in the classroom, including for students with special needs, to facilitate quality learning and teaching based on relevant pedagogical frameworks;
  4. 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;
  5. Identify reliable sources of information and help in order to keep up with rapidly changing technologies and applications of technology in the classroom.
  6. Critically analyse issues regarding the impact of technology in education and in society. Consider how your own worldview will impact the issues you discuss.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive
  • Extensive 

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Professional e-portfolio (30%)
  • Unit of Work (50%)
  • Critical Reflection (20%)