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BR1114 - Learning Through Technology

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Indigenous Australian Studies

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. Please note only those students based on Thursday Island can enroll in Limited Mode.

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to evaluate that information;
  • The ability to work individually and independently.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Dianna Hardy.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
Assessment: in class assessments (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Must have computer and internet access

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Dr Dianna Hardy.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
Assessment: in class assessments (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Must have computer and internet access

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
Assessment: in class assessments (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Must have access to computer and LearnJCU

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
Assessment: in class assessments (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Must have access to computer and internet

Thursday Isl, Limited, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Face to face teaching (This subject will be delivered via the Elluminate program.)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Dr Dianna Hardy, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
Assessment: presentations (50%); competency assessments (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.