Digital Technologies in the Curriculum

Subject EDUC90590 (2014)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.

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

This subject is not offered in 2014.

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

125 hours





Recommended Background Knowledge:


Non Allowed Subjects:


Core Participation Requirements:

This subject is available online only.


Education Student Centre
234 Queensberry Street
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)

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.

Learning Outcomes:

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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