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BR1114 - Learning With Technology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: Division of Tropical Environments & Societies

Available to Tertiary Access students only.

The subject is designed to introduce students to various information technologies to enable them to engage and navigate both inside the James Cook University environment and in society in general. The subject actively encourages interactive engagement while it provides a range of opportunities to develop skills in technological literacy.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop and apply techniques such as Powerpoint for tutorial presentations;
  • identify and navigate the technology environment of James Cook University including LearnJCU;
  • explore elements of online learning including how to conduct basic literature searches including Tropicat and the World Wide Web;
  • develop skills in accessing and producing assessment documents;
  • examine referencing styles including APA.

Subject Assessment

  • Digital Literacy Action Plan - (30%)
  • PowerPoint Presentation - (30%)
  • Practicals - (30%)
  • Discussion Boards - (10%).

Special Assessment Requirements

Must have access to computer and internet.


Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coordinator: Dr Kristi Giselsson
Lecturer: Miss Gemma Lynch.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Ms Kate Sheppard
Lecturers: Mrs Rafaela Novelli, Ms Lisa Moody, Miss Crystal Greive.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 26-Mar-2020
Coord/Lect: Dr Kristi Giselsson.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2020
Coordinator: Ms Kate Sheppard
Lecturers: Ms Lisa Moody, Dr Kristi Giselsson.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.