ICT in Education and Learning

Unit code: EDC1007 | Study level: Undergraduate
(Generally, 1 credit = 10 hours of classes and independent study.)
Footscray Nicholson
Online Real Time


Educators need to be knowledgeable and critical users and creators of digital technologies. This unit introduces you to a range of digital technologies currently in use in education, discusses critically the ways such technologies can enhance learning. It focuses on the role of the digital world and emphasises the critical knowledge and skills necessary for safe, responsible and ethical use of ICTs in learning and teaching. The unit also supports students to select and use digital technologies to enhance their own learning.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. Explain, explore and theorise the ways students learn through ICTs in the educational settings, including developing awareness of assistive technology;
  2. Investigate and analyse issues of safety, ethics and responsibility when using ICTs;
  3. Employ a range of ICTs to create digital artefacts that engage and enhance learning;
  4. Engage in reflections, both individually and collaboratively, on the uses of ICTs in learning environments and in the wider world; and
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the literacy and numeracy demands of ICT.


For Melbourne campuses

Assessment type: Presentation
Grade: 20%
Show and tell
Assessment type: Portfolio
Grade: 30%
Develop a portfolio of ICT resources and reflections
Assessment type: Creative Works
Grade: 50%
Plan create and present a digital artefact

Required reading

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