Digital Technologies in the Curriculum

Subject EDUC90590 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Online/Distance mode

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment: 125 hours
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements: This subject is available online only.


Dr Dianne Chambers


Education Student Centre
Subject Overview: This subject will examine key aspects the uses of digital technologies in education, with a specialization (chosen by the student) in primary, secondary, or higher education. A detailed investigation of the roles and uses of digital technologies in a selected area of the curriculum will be undertaken. Implications of technological changes in society for the curriculum will be explored.
Objectives: On completion of this subject students will have demonstrated that they can critically engage with research and professional literature and can determine implications for the curriculum in their educational setting.
Assessment: Essays & papers (100%), equivalent to 5000 words, due throughout the semester

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: On completion of this subject, students will have the knowledge and understanding to enable them to:
  • Be capable communicators who can effectively articulate and justify their practices.
  • Understand the significance of developing their practice on the basis of research evidence.
Related Course(s): Master of Education (Stream 100B)Coursework
Master of Education (Stream 150)

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