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Innovations in Learning Tech and Practice - EDPC5023

Year - 2020

This unit explores how new views of learning and pedagogical practices interact and co-evolve with technological inventions and innovations in formal and informal learning settings. Course readings cover emerging theoretical and empirical research in the field of the learning sciences related to how people learn, how to teach, and how to assess higher order knowledge, skills, and dispositions, as well as recent technological developments such as virtual worlds and game environments, 3D computational modeling and visualization tools, mobile communication devices, and "Web 2.0" systems that are increasingly being augmented with intelligent agents and semantic web functionalities. A central themes of this course include how theoretical and research perspectives are used to ground new types of learning and teaching experiences enabled by advanced and emerging technologies, which in turn have the potential to better prepare students for the significant challenges and rapid changes of this century.

1x2hr seminar/week - evening

2x1500wd short paper (2x25%) and presentation and 1x3000wd group project (50%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) evening
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Lina Markauskaite
HECS Band: 1
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