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ED5968 - Information and Communication Technologies across the Curriculum

Credit points: 03
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject will foster GSTs' development of the ICT 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 ICT in teaching and learning. Upon completion of this subject, GSTs will have demonstrated how ICT can be used across the secondary curriculum and how students can use ICT 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 ICT.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate an understanding of the affordances and opportunities of ICT for teaching and learning and effectively articulate and justify their classroom use of ICT;
  • demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the contributions ICT can make in supporting a range of differentiated learning opportunities for diverse students;
  • use ICT, 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 ICT 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 ICT.
Assumed
Knowledge:
An introductory subject in Technologies so there is no assumed knowledge

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Leanne Cameron
Lecturer: Mr Maxwell Lenoy.
Contact hours:
  • 18 hours lectures - Web-based and/or face-to-face lectures
  • 18 hours tutorials - Web-based tutorials
  • 7 days professional experience
Assessment: assignments (50%); project planning assignment (50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Leanne Cameron
Contact hours:
  • 18 hours lectures - Web-based and/or face-to-face lectures
  • 18 hours tutorials - Web-based tutorials
  • 7 days professional experience
Assessment: assignments (50%); project planning assignment (50%).

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.