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EDF1126 - Information and computer technology in education

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Education

Leader(s): Dr G Russell (Peninsula)


Peninsula Second semester 2009 (Day)


This unit develops knowledge, skills and attitudes about the use of information and computer technology in the professional practice of primary and early childhood educational settings, as well as for supporting students' harnessing of such technologies in their respective courses in the university.


Upon successful completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate competence in the use of information and computer technology applications as appropriate for practice in a school based or early childhood context;
  2. devise and implement procedures for assessing pupils' work in technology;
  3. develop attitudes in valuing technology as an important new area of learning; and
  4. develop a commitment to the continued development and improvement of technology.


Assessment Task 1: Folio (2000 words or equivalent, 50%)
Assessment Task 2: Folio (2000 words or equivalent, 50%)

Contact hours

3 contact hours per week, 9 hours private study including readings, completion of set tasks and self-directed learning.



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