Undergraduate | LTU-EDU1CDL | 2023
21st Century Digital Learners
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 6 weeks
- 27 Feb 2023,
- 31 July 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
- Demonstrate knowledge of a range of digital skills and ICT and how these can be used in accessing, processing and communicating.
- Examine a range of contexts that utilise digital tools and develop appropriate applications to engage within these contexts.
- In a team research and demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and the strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning.
- Plan and develop a professional digital presence applicable to providing evidence of learning.
- • Self and technology.
- • The 21st century digital learner.
- • STEM pedagogies.
- • Online presence.
- • Creator not consumer.
- • Reflection.
This is a cornerstone subject in which all first year education students will develop core knowledge and skills required to learn through digital platforms. In the formation of knowledge the theories that underpin learning in the digital world will be explored. Foundational understandings of digital competencies, literacy, creativity and collaboration skills will be addressed through a variety of applications. Students will learn how to work in the digital space in a safe, ethical and responsive manner as citizens of learners in the global space. Multimodal and visual literacies will be introduced as digital platforms which support the acquisition of new knowledge. Students will establish a Digital Evidentiary Portfolio that will be a portal to document learning.
- Professional Digital Portfolio = 2500 words Establish and provide evidence of your growth and development as a 21st Century Digital Learner with sequential responses to Learning Activity topics. (40%)
- Multi-modal digital presentation. (Individual) = 1000 words Part A: Research (Explore) Identify and present a coherent summary of an issue for 21st Century learners. (30%)
- Multi-modal digital presentation (Group) = 1000 words Part B: Presentation (Create, Collaborate) Using digital tools and applications of your choosing. Provide evidence of collaboration through suitable tools (eg. PebblePad, Google Docs, Screen Capture). (30%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- LAT-ECE-DEG-2023 - Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
No additional requirements
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees