Issues in Learning with ICT - 2017

Unit summary

EDIT518

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 14 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: Sess 1
  • Availability for 2017: Sess 1
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 (40%) , Assignment 2 (60%)

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Domestic 2,552.00
International 2,802.00

This unit explores how Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can be used effectively in the learning process. Issues that arise when ICT is used in learning are examined. Students are required to analyse ICT use in the workplace relevant to their profession and to justify their use of ICT in the light of recent research.

Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. analyse the role that new technology can play in enhancing learning;
  2. critique educational issues that arise when using ICT;
  3. analyse the problems created through learning with ICT (legal, ethical, social); and
  4. evaluate the potential for using ICT in specific professions.
     
  • Assignment 1 (40%)
  • Assignment 2 (60%)

Mandatory co-requisites

You must either have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit, or currently be enrolled in the following unit(s); or enrol in the following unit(s) to study at the same time or prior to this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Context analysis.
2Pedagogical issues.
3eLearning issues.

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