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ED5968 - Information and Communication Technologies across the Curriculum

Credit points: 3
Year: 2022
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject will foster GSTs' development of the Digital Literacy capability as required in the Graduate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. This subject will develop an understanding of ways to use ICT in secondary education to support students' learning. GSTs will be required to demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of technology in teaching and learning. Upon completion of this subject, GSTs will have demonstrated how technology can be used across the secondary curriculum and how students can use technology in the subject areas in which they will teach. GSTs will plan learning experiences that provide secondary students with authentic opportunities to creating solutions, consider sustainable patterns of living and contribute to preferred futures for themselves and others with and through technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an understanding of the affordances and opportunities of technology for teaching and learning and effectively articulate and justify their classroom use of ICT;
  • demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the contributions technology can make in supporting a range of differentiated learning opportunities for diverse students;
  • use technology, including generic software packages, to manage, operate, investigate, create and communicate;
  • evaluate and justify the strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of technology in learning and teaching across discipline areas and classroom situations;
  • plan learning experiences that provide secondary students in a selected curriculum area with authentic opportunities to apply social and ethical protocols and practices when using technology.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Critical appraisal/review - (50%) - Individual
  • Written > Poster - (10%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (40%) - Individual.
Assumed
Knowledge:
An introductory subject in Technologies so there is no assumed knowledge

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Leanne Cameron.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours workshops
  • 10 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Leanne Cameron.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours workshops
  • 10 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 25-Aug-2022
Coord/Lect: Dr Leanne Cameron.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 10 hours - Online Activities
  • 10 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.