The unit of study builds on student's knowledge and skills gained from their previous information and communication technologies (ICT) related units of study, and curriculum subject areas. The unit of study focuses on multimedia learning theory, learning from and with multimedia and TPACK as its underlying conceptual frameworks. Students will be provided with an overview of the principles of designing multimedia resources to enhance the teaching/learning process. By being immersed in using ICT tools and applications in practical strategies such as learn-technology-by-design, as part of development of projects such as in-class activities, workshops and tutorials, the unit of study provides students with hands-on experiences in designing, developing and producing meaningful learning resources relevant to their curriculum subjects.
1x2hr workshop/wk for 8 wks (wks 1-4 and wks 10-13), 1 x 2 hr lecture/ wk for wk 1.
1x1000wd evaluating multimedia (40%), 1x2000wd developing web-based resources (60%)
114 credit points including EDSE2001 and EDSE2003