LEARNING: MULTIMEDIA STRATEGIES
Credit points: 15
In this subject students consider the educational possibilities of using multimedia for learning. Building on the grounding in multimedia developed for their own learning in first year,students explore a range of multimedia forms for teaching and learning, including intuitive and accessible computer software programs and other emerging technologies. Building participants' confidence to include multimedia within their various teaching and learning contexts underpin the subject. Linked with the practical applications of multimedia, students consider theoretical concepts related to multimedia, design, teaching and learning.
SchoolSchool of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Powell
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Prerequisites EDU1PAL or enrolled in course AZAAE or co-ordinator's approval
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Blogs, wikis, podcasts and other powerful tools for classrooms,||Recommended||Richardson, W. (2009)||2ND EDN, CORWIN|
|Readings||The Cambridge handbook of multimedia learning,||Recommended||Mayer, R. E. (2005)||CUP|
|Readings||Transforming Learning with ICT: Making It Happen||Recommended||Finger, G., Glenn, R., Jamieson-Proctor, R. & Russell, N.||PEARSON EDUCATION AUSTRALIA|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Critically analyse theories and current research in the field of multimedia for educative purposes
- Students are required to read widely based on ICT and multimedia readings posted on LMS
02. Explore the practical potential of learning through the use of multimedia and a range of software programs
- Students explore classroom use of multimedia through the use of software programs and Web 2.0 technologies
03. Develop, refine and enhance their own techniques and skills in using multimedia for learning in their practice
- Students are required to collaborate with others and develop further their ICT skills and techniques through building educational multimedia elements suitable for the classroom environment.
04. Demonstrate ability in using and linking multimedia, information technologies and software programs to their respective teaching and learning environments.
- Students are required to develop multimedia presentations based on using ICT and dedicated software programs suitable for teaching and learning environments.
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Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Powell
One 3.0 hours lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Menzies Computer Lab"
|multimedia presentation (1250 word equivalent)||Peer Assessment based upon dedicated Rubric||30||02, 03, 04|
|one 1000-word reflective essay on theory, process and learning||Assessment based on Rubric||20||01, 02, 03, 04|
|production of e-portfolio component (2000 word equivalent)||Students are required to include multimedia elements into their ePortfolio||50||02, 03, 04|