DIGITAL ENVIRONMENTS AND INNOVATIONS

EDU5DEI

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject Pre-service teachers will develop core knowledge and skills required to learn through and in digital environments. The formation of knowledge and the theories that underpin learning in the digital world will be explored. Foundational understandings of digital competencies, digital literacy, creativity and collaboration skills will be addressed through a variety of applications and platforms. Pre-service teachers will learn how to work in the digital space in a safe, ethical and responsive manner as citizens of learners in the global space. Concepts of multimodality, visual literacies and literary practices will be examined to better understand how knowledge structures are configured through digital platforms.



SchoolSchool of Education

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

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. Examine policies that legislate, safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT for learning and how these policies better position effective engagement with new digital literacies in educational contexts.

Activities:
A series of readings and collaborative reflections. Engage with a series of film resources.

02. Develop and synthesise teaching resources to address the complex issues that impact on effective and ethical digital literacies.

Activities:
Individual research and focused collaboration in small groups.

03. Demonstrate an awareness of recent trends in digital education environments.

Activities:
Collaborative evaluations in response to examples of emerging modes of teaching and learning. Film productions of targeted evaluations.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Digital literacies and policy analysis report (3000 words)Critical Analysis of a contemporary digital or innovation strategy in secondary or post-compulsory education50 01, 02, 03
Digging Deeper in Digital Learning: Designing teaching resources to address a digital learning Issue3000 words equivalent. This task will be scaffolded through the online learning materials using explicit teaching of necessary skills and relevant knowledge. The task will be further supported in the form of online tutorials and exemplars specific to the task. Feedback on the task will be provided in line with the rubric and the formative nature of the assessments renders this feedback particularly valuabl50 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Digital literacies and policy analysis report (3000 words)Critical Analysis of a contemporary digital or innovation strategy in secondary or post-compulsory education50 01, 02, 03
Digging Deeper in Digital Learning: Designing teaching resources to address a digital learning Issue3000 words equivalent. This task will be scaffolded through the online learning materials using explicit teaching of necessary skills and relevant knowledge. The task will be further supported in the form of online tutorials and exemplars specific to the task. Feedback on the task will be provided in line with the rubric and the formative nature of the assessments renders this feedback particularly valuabl50 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorScott Alterator

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Digital literacies and policy analysis report (3000 words)Critical Analysis of a contemporary digital or innovation strategy in secondary or post-compulsory education50 01, 02, 03
Digging Deeper in Digital Learning: Designing teaching resources to address a digital learning Issue3000 words equivalent. This task will be scaffolded through the online learning materials using explicit teaching of necessary skills and relevant knowledge. The task will be further supported in the form of online tutorials and exemplars specific to the task. Feedback on the task will be provided in line with the rubric and the formative nature of the assessments renders this feedback particularly valuabl50 01, 02, 03