This specialisation engages with the key issues and debates relating to digital technology in education and the application of effective educational technology practices for learning. You will learn how to adapt digital technologies effectively in teaching and learning across school, tertiary, workplace and community settings. There is a special focus on online teaching and learning but instructional issues relating to emerging technologies and practices, such as social media, digital games, mobile devices, virtual worlds and augmented reality, will also be explored.
Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
In order to graduate from D6002 Master of Education with a specialisation in digital learning students must complete two or three enhanced professional learning units as follows (24 or 36 points).
Students complete one or two of the following:
- Technology and education key issues and debates
- Instructional design: Harnessing digital technologies for learning
and one or two of the following:
- Understanding inclusion in learning communities
- Indigenous perspectives in professional practice
- Young people: Culture, communities and education
- Designing learning for adults
- Leading local, rural and regional learning and participation
- Education and globalisation in the Asian century
- Learning through participation
- VCAL and VET at school
Refer to the course entry for full course requirements.
Related areas of study
Successful completion of this postgraduate specialisation can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following degree:
- D6002 Master of Education
Students in other degrees are not eligible to complete this specialisation.