Details for Learning and Teaching through ICT
In this subject, 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 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. Students 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: EDU340
- Credit points: 10
- Subject coordinator: Sue Westraad
EDU116 Introduction to Learning Theory (or 40 credit points)
Awards offering Learning and Teaching through ICT
This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:
- 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.
- Critically analyse issues regarding the impact of technology in education and in society a consider how your own worldview will impact the issues you discuss.
- 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 support the learning process.
- Identify reliable sources of information and help to keep up with rapidly changing technologies and applications of technology in the classroom.
This course may be offered in the following formats
- Face to Face (onsite)
- E-learning (online)
- Professional e-portfolio (30%)
- Unit of Work (50%)
- Critical Reflection (20%)
Given the rapidly changing nature of technology, use will also be made of current documents and reports available on the web and through professional associations.