Digital Technologies in the Curriculum

Subject EDUC90590 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

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

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 24 hours
Total Time Commitment:

125 hours





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Non Allowed Subjects:


Core Participation Requirements:

This subject is available online only.


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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.


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.


Essays & papers (100%), equivalent to 5000 words, due throughout the semester

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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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