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Using Design Principles and Technologies in Education (10451.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education



This unit examines the role of technologies and design in education. Students will develop an understanding of how to implement, assess, and capitalise on affordances of current technologies; how to approach emerging technologies for use in education; and how to use design principles when integrating technologies into education.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Recognise and interpret theoretical frameworks for teaching with technology;

2. Evaluate existing technologies and their potential for integration into learning contexts;

3. Implement principles of design for integrating technologies;

4. Assess and classify emerging technologies and their use for education; and

5. Recognise relevant issues and understand strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of technologies (including ICT) in learning and teaching.

Contact Hours

Three hours per week of lecture and/or interactive workshop on campus.


Must have passed 24 credit points.



Assumed Knowledge


Incompatible Units

9895 Principles of Learning & Teaching Materials Design and
9878 Information Communication Technology Literacy

Equivalent Units


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