Science and Mathematics Education Multimedia - 2017

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Unit summary


  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: No
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 2
  • Assessment: Assignment - Create small website (40%) , Reflective Task - Self reflection (10%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
Domestic 2,200.00
International 2,450.00

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the course Master of Science (Science and Mathematics Education).

Information Technology and multimedia in the science and mathematics classroom and the role that ICT has in school and teaching reforms, including teacher ICT professional development and teacher career growth. Opportunities will exist to consider research on the effective use of ICT in schools and classroom learning environments, pedagogical issues related to the use of computers, the impact on the teacher's role and research linking the use of multimedia and the internet with a constructivist view of learning. Students will construct and manage a live web presence on the internet during the unit.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. integrate discipline content knowledge and teaching skills in the area of computer supported education
  2. use appropriate technologies to gather and synthesise information from a range of sources
  3. communicate in ways that are appropriate to the discipline, audience and purpose
  4. select appropriate technologies and explain their advantages and limitations
  5. engage critically with scholarly resources and independent activity
  6. think globally and consider issues from a variety of perspectives.
  • Assignment — Create small website (40%)
  • Reflective Task — Self reflection (10%)
  • Report — Written report (50%)

There are no prerequisites for this unit.

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

1Your educational experience
2Getting live on the internet
3Integrating technology into any learning environment
4The future of the internet and technology use in education: a personal perspective

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • E-Portfolios
  • Embedded Multimedia
  • Online assignment submission
  • Podcasting/Lecture capture
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.
This unit does not have a prescribed textbook(s).

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