21ST CENTURY DIGITAL LEARNERS

EDU1CDL

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline


This is a cornerstone subject in which all first year education students will develop core knowledge and skills required to learn through digital platforms. In the formation of knowledge the theories that underpin learning in the digital world will be explored. Foundational understandings of digital competencies, literacy, creativity and collaboration skills will be addressed through a variety of applications. Students will learn how to work in the digital space in a safe, ethical and responsive manner as citizens of learners in the global space. Multimodal and visual literacies will be introduced as digital platforms which support the acquisition of new knowledge. Students will establish an Evidentiary Digital Portfolio that will be a portal to document learning.


SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKymberley Barbary

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate knowledge of a range of digital skills and ICT and how these can be used in accessing, processing and communicating.

Activities:
Students will identify, judiciously select and utilise software tools for specific purposes. Throughout the subject students will encounter key issues of importance to the 21st Century digital learner. They will thoroughly research, and thoughtfully map, a path through the present day discussions. A critical issue of digital learning will be presented as a team. To document both individual and the team progress a reflective blog will collect evidence and demonstrate the skills of being an effective team member within a productive team. (creative problem solving, enquiry/research, teamwork and leadership)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills
Personal and Professional Skills

02. Examine a range of contexts that utilise digital tools and develop appropriate applications to engage within these contexts.

Activities:
Students will be exposed to a range of digital tools and contribute their existing expertise to expand the knowledge and skill-set of the cohort. This process of advantage taken from knowledge capital builds the capacity of all and exemplifies how to broaden exposure to ICT tools as a competent 21st Century Learner. (Adaptability Skills)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

03. In a team research and demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and the strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning.

Activities:
Through the subject students will enter into the discussion of the controversial issues within the field of digital use. Via a critical and insightful review of current research the place of the ethical use of digital technologies with be highlighted. Awareness of the responsibilities when undertaking participation within digital platforms and within digital communities will be recognised and the role of the consumer in a larger picture will develop. (Ethical Behaviour)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

04. Plan and develop a professional digital presence applicable to providing evidence of learning.

Activities:
Each student will use critical selection to present their digital learning, demonstrating arange of skills within digital platforms and present evidence of their digital voice against the standards. (Adaptability Skills)
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKymberley Barbary

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidentiary Digital Portfolio = 2500 wordsEstablish and provide evidence of your growth and development as a 21st Century Digital Learner with sequential responses to Learning Activity topics.40 01, 04
Multi-modal digital presentation. (Individual) = 1000 wordsPart A: Research (Explore) Identify and present a coherent summary of an issue for 21st Century learners. Provide evidence of collaboration through suitable tools (e.g PebblePad, Google Docs, Screen Capture) Submit the issue30 01, 02
Multi-modal digital presentation (Group) = 1000 wordsPart B: Presentation (Create, Collaborate) Using digital tools and applications of your choosing30 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Powell

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidentiary Digital Portfolio = 2500 wordsEstablish and provide evidence of your growth and development as a 21st Century Digital Learner with sequential responses to Learning Activity topics.40 01, 04
Multi-modal digital presentation. (Individual) = 1000 wordsPart A: Research (Explore) Identify and present a coherent summary of an issue for 21st Century learners. Provide evidence of collaboration through suitable tools (e.g PebblePad, Google Docs, Screen Capture) Submit the issue30 01, 02
Multi-modal digital presentation (Group) = 1000 wordsPart B: Presentation (Create, Collaborate) Using digital tools and applications of your choosing30 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKymberley Barbary

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidentiary Digital Portfolio = 2500 wordsEstablish and provide evidence of your growth and development as a 21st Century Digital Learner with sequential responses to Learning Activity topics.40 01, 04
Multi-modal digital presentation. (Individual) = 1000 wordsPart A: Research (Explore) Identify and present a coherent summary of an issue for 21st Century learners. Provide evidence of collaboration through suitable tools (e.g PebblePad, Google Docs, Screen Capture) Submit the issue30 01, 02
Multi-modal digital presentation (Group) = 1000 wordsPart B: Presentation (Create, Collaborate) Using digital tools and applications of your choosing30 01, 02, 03

Shepparton, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKymberley Barbary

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Evidentiary Digital Portfolio = 2500 wordsEstablish and provide evidence of your growth and development as a 21st Century Digital Learner with sequential responses to Learning Activity topics.40 01, 04
Multi-modal digital presentation. (Individual) = 1000 wordsPart A: Research (Explore) Identify and present a coherent summary of an issue for 21st Century learners. Provide evidence of collaboration through suitable tools (e.g PebblePad, Google Docs, Screen Capture) Submit the issue30 01, 02
Multi-modal digital presentation (Group) = 1000 wordsPart B: Presentation (Create, Collaborate) Using digital tools and applications of your choosing30 01, 02, 03