Digital Learning - Principles and Practices
An introduction to integrating pedagogy with information and communication tools to design an effective eLearning environment. Analyse and discuss the use of emerging tools and evaluate their relevance to your own practise
Your upfront cost: $0
16 weeks weeks
- 24 Oct 2022
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- demonstrate coherent theoretical knowledge through the investigation of trends in the use of technology in learning contexts to inform the understanding of digital learning environments;
- demonstrate an integrated understanding of a range of digital technologies and evaluate their relevance and use in digital learning environments;
- apply judgement to measure effectiveness of a digital learning environment, communicating this effectively to others; and
- use a high level of autonomy and judgement to apply a range of technologies to the design of digital learning environments relevant to a social environment/context or workplace setting.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:
Candidature in the Graduate Certificate in eLearning. To enrol in this subject you will need to pass the Prerequisite/s. Please note as UNE results are released after the close of enrolment date, your enrolment into this subject will be withdrawn if you do not pass the prerequisite subject/s.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - Please refer students to link for requirements: http://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component.
Educators need a comprehensive knowledge of current digital learning principles and practices to create effective online learning environments. In this subject you will examine the issues related to the design, development, implementation, assessment and evaluation of online learning environments. You will achieve this through the exploration, investigation, formulation and resolution of issues identified in institutional, technological, pedagogical, and ethical contexts. You will explore current learning theories suitable for digital learning environments in order to make links between the theory and practice. Not only will you build skills in this fast-paced area, you will also gain first-hand experience studying in a digital learning environment. At UNE, we are industry leaders in providing online education.
Formative Quizzes: 1125 words (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 Summative Quizzes: 1875 (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4 Negotiated Task. 4500 words (or equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 1, 2, 3, 4
- Formative Quizzes (15%)
- Summative Quizzes (25%)
- Negotiated Task (60%)
Current study term: 23 Oct 22 to 02 Dec 22
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