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ED5812 - ICTs for Learning and Teaching

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Available to Postgraduate Certificate, BEd (Professional Development), Graduate Diploma of Education and Master of Education and other Master degree students.

The subject provides a theoretical and productive outcomes approach to learning, teaching and utilizing new Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in schools, higher education, government, and/or industry workplaces.The subject includes the design, production, and use of an online learning resource created using Google Sites. The learning resource may include Wikis, Blogs,Podcasts, Learning Objects, incorporate Learning Management Systems, Web 2.0,educational online games and simulations, interactive SMARTboard,handhelds, and/or involve uploading sound and video. Other areas examined include the links among ICTs, design thinking and various learning theories as well as inclusive issues of gender, culture, disability, ethics and eco sustainability. The subject is designed to provide relevant, individualized and collaborative situated learning activities that take into account current and intended work contexts.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate effective information literacy skills with new ICTs;
  • design, produce and implement a variety of new ICTs in educational and workplace contexts;
  • demonstrate an in-depth, critical, and reflective understanding of relevant literature;
  • critique theories, ethics and pedagogies underpinning various ICTs.


External, Study Period 2
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Professor Neil Anderson
Lecturers: Mr Maxwell Lenoy, <Person not found>.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: presentations (25%); essays (25%); web based learning activity (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.