Digital technologies are ubiquitous in media, government, commerce and education. 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, and examines in detail the limitations of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). It focuses on the role of the digital world for children and emphasises the critical knowledge and skills necessary for safe, responsible and ethical use of ICTs in learning and teaching. The unit also supports student to select and use digital technologies to enhance their own learning.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):