Information and Communication Technology Literacy in Secondary Education PG (11358.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| On-Campus
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Education|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Academic Program Area - Education||Post Graduate Level|| Band 1 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 1 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 1 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content of the Digital Technologies learning area;
2. Demonstrate knowledge of teaching strategies appropriate to the Digital Technologies learning area;
3. Demonstrate application of teaching strategies, and use of curriculum, to design learning sequences and lesson plans in the Digital Technologies learning area; and
4. Demonstrate competence in developing general capabilities in students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, particularly those relating to ICT, literacy and numeracy.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
AITSL and TQI Graduate Standards for Teachers
This unit is part of courses accredited by the ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI). On completion of this unit students will have satisfied the following Graduate Standards:
1.3 Demonstrate knowledge of teaching strategies that are responsive to the learning strengths and needs of students from diverse linguistic, cultural, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds.
2.1 Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts, substance and structure of the content and teaching strategies of the teaching area.
2.2 Organise content into an effective learning and teaching sequence.
2.5 Know and understand literacy and numeracy teaching strategies and their application in teaching areas.
3.1 Set learning goals that provide achievable challenges for students of varying abilities and characteristics.
3.2 Plan lesson sequences using knowledge of student learning, content and effective teaching strategies.
3.4 Demonstrate knowledge of a range of resources, including ICT, that engage students in their learning.
4.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant issues and the strategies available to support the safe, responsible and ethical use of ICT in learning and teaching.
6.1 Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the National Professional Standards for Teachers in identifying professional learning needs.
6.2 Understand the relevant and appropriate sources of professional learning for teachers.
6.4 Demonstrate an understanding of the rationale for continued professional learning and the implications for improved student learning.
7.1 Understand and apply the key principles described in codes of ethics and conduct for the teaching profession.
7.2 Understand the relevant legislative, administrative and organisational policies and processes required for teachers according to school stage.
For details refer to the Australian Institute for Teaching & School Leadership (AITSL) website at: https://www.aitsl.edu.au/teach/standards
PrerequisitesThis unit is only available to students in the Master of Secondary Teaching course. Students must have passed units 11354 Using Data to Improve Learning G AND 11351 Curriculum and Assessment in Secondary Education G.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||On-Campus||Ms Emily White|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Ms Emily White|
Readings and other stimulus material for this unit will be provided on CANVAS and are available through the UC library. Students are expected to utilise these and other resources when preparing for tutorials, online activities and planning assessment tasks.
For Unit readings and resources in the University of Canberra Library
Link to search page for Unit Readings (print materials)
Link to search page for eReserve (electronic materials)
Attendance at all scheduled sessions in this unit is compulsory and absences could result in a fail. All absences need to be supported by appropriate documentation. Successful engagement with all learning activities in this accredited Initial Teacher Education course is necessary to demonstrate that you have met the Graduate career stage of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (AITSL, 2011).
It is recognised that sometimes absence is unavoidable. If you are absent for more than two sessions, however, your engagement with the unit could be considered unsatisfactory.
Required IT skills
UC entry-level IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums