LEARNING: MULTIMEDIA STRATEGIES

EDU2LMS

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGreg Powell

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites EDU1PAL or enrolled in course AZAAE or co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Learning resources

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTeaching With ICT: Digital pedagogies for Collaboration and CreativityRecommendedHowell, J. (2012)Oxford Uni Press
ReadingsTransforming Learning with ICT: Making It HappenRecommendedFinger, 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

Activities:
Students are required to read widely based on ICT and multimedia readings posted on LMS
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Explore the practical potential of learning through the use of multimedia and a range of software programs

Activities:
Students explore classroom use of multimedia through the use of software programs and Web 2.0 technologies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Develop, refine and enhance their own techniques and skills in using multimedia for learning in their practice

Activities:
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.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Demonstrate ability in using and linking multimedia, information technologies and software programs to their respective teaching and learning environments.

Activities:
Students are required to develop multimedia presentations based on using ICT and dedicated software programs suitable for teaching and learning environments.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size80

Enrolment information Each session in Menzies Computer Lab can only hold 40 students Order of Application

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGreg Powell

Class requirements

Lecture/Workshop Week: 10 - 22
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"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Build a Webfolio or Blog component demonstrating theory- practical links for teaching and learningPeer Assessment based upon dedicated Rubric55 02, 03, 04
Multimedia presentation based on school use of ICT (1250 words equivalent).Assessment based on Rubric provided Peer Reviewed45 01, 02, 03, 04
Outreach iChallenge (OPT IN)Assessment based on lessons delivered and Rubric provided. Students choosing iChallenge will not be required to complete the 2nd assessment task (multimedia presentation). This task is worth 45% of total assessment for this subject. 02, 03, 04