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For those who are interested in teaching Digital Technologies as a discrete subject (hereinafter referred to as Option A), on successful completion of this Unit, you will be able to:
- Apply digital solutions to reflect good teaching and assessment in the Digital Technologies; and
- Critically evaluate your own teaching of Digital Technologies.
For those who are interested in applying Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a general capability in their specialisations (hereinafter referred to as Option B), on successful completion of this Unit, you will be able to:
- Differentiate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) from Digital Technologies, particularly in the context of the Australian Curriculum; and
- Apply ICTs to reflect good teaching and assessment in your own specialism.
- Introduction to the unit: Differentiating Digital Technologies from ICT
- Digital systems
- Representing data
- Computational Thinking
- Introduction to programming
- Creating a digital solution
- Using the Digital Technologies Hub
- Theories of computers in education
- Using Scootle, Improve & Cybersafety
- Transformative learning
- Teaching Online
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
EMT608 Teaching Digital Technologies is designed specifically for pre-service teachers undertaking a Master of Teaching. It will analyse the distinctions between ICT and Digital Technologies and explore how computers can be used, with a major focus on ICT General Capability or the Digital Technologies subject of the Australian Curriculum. This subject also provides opportunities for you to demonstrate your practical usage of ICTs or Digital Technologies. In addition, you will demonstrate your capacity to design good teaching and assessment strategies, and ethically apply contemporary and emerging computer technology in your professional practice.
- Problem Solving Assignment (100%)
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