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ED1441 - Foundations of Educational Technologies

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Education

Limited offering available to RATEP students only. External offering available only to students enrolled in the ECE major. NOTE: The delivery of this subject includes interactive online tutorials and requires students to have access to the World Wide Web for participation in this subject.

This subject provides an introduction to the technology Essential Learnings; the components of information literacy and the ICT (Information Communication Technology) cross curricula priority statements. Students will engage with inquiring, creating, communicating and operating ICTs within an ethical framework along with exploring important current issues with ICT such as Indigenous uses of ICT and ICT for sustainability. Teaching and learning theory and pedagogies underpinning the technology Essential Learnings; information literacy and ICT are identified. The social and psychological impact of information communication technologies and their connection with, and beyond education is explored.

Learning Outcomes

  • acquisition of diverse multiliteracies through creation of educational information communication technology products;
  • critical evaluation of credibility, legality, and ethics of computer and information literacies;
  • familiarity with and understanding of the ICT cross-curricula priorities, technology essential learnings and the principles of information literacy and the underpinning learning theories;
  • further enhancement of life long learning skills and strategies;
  • critical evaluaton of some equity issues associated with information communication technologies.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning, and to learn independently in a self directed manner;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 x 1 hour lecture per week
  • 13 hours - Workshops/tutorials (1 x 1 hour tutorial/workshop per week, online delivery in Week 7)
Assessment: ict writing task and proposal (10%); ict practical activity (40%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Mr Maxwell Lenoy, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 13 hours - Workshops/Tutorials
Assessment: ict writing task and proposal (10%); ict practical activity (40%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Limited
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Face to face teaching (Online tutorial attendance at RATEP site as per schedule to be advised)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Mr Maxwell Lenoy, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours tutorials - online tutorials
Assessment: ict writing task and proposal (10%); ict practical activity (40%); centrally-administered final exam (50%).

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: ict writing task and proposal (10%); ict practical activity (40%); centrally-administered final exam (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.