Study schedule

Week Module Learning activities Assessment
1
25 Feb - 1 Mar
1: What is technology?
  1. Read the course introduction and Module 1 notes. Join the EDP4130 S1 2013 group in the Mahara eportfolio system.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 1 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Review the course assessment plan.
  4. Participate in relevant class activities - tutorials for ONC students, forums and Collaborate session for WEB students.
  5. Complete the first set of learning activities for the digital technologies strand.
  6. Begin work on your content curation project planning for Task 1.
  7. Complete the first week activities for the CSG WebQuest.
 
2
4 - 8 Mar
2: Perspectives on technology
  1. Read the Module 2 notes.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 2 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Complete the second set of learning activities for the digital technologies strand.
  4. Participate in relevant class activities.
  5. Complete planning for your content curation project, create your entry in the Content curation database in Moodle, and draft your report for Task 1.
  6. Complete the second week activities for the CSG WebQuest.
  7. Prepare for the quiz that forms part of Task 1.
 
3
11 - 15 Mar
3: Technological education
  1. Submit your content curation planning report for Task 1 via EASE.
  2. Complete the Task 1 quiz.
  3. Read the Module 3 notes.
  4. Access recorded material in the Week 3 section in StudyDesk.
  5. Complete the third set of learning activities for the digital technologies strand.
  6. Establish your blog and post your first digital technologies reflection.
  7. Complete the third week activities for the CSG WebQuest.
  8. Continue work on your content curation project and PLN development.
Task 1 due
4
18 - 22 Mar
4: Australian Curriculum for technology education
  1. Read the Module 4 notes.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 4 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Begin work on your Scratch extension for the digital technologies strand.
  4. Complete the fourth week activities for the CSG WebQuest.
  5. Continue work on your content curation project and PLN development.
 
Reminder: Friday, 22 March is the last date to drop Semester 1 courses without financial penalty.
5
25 - 29 Mar
5: Pedagogies for technology education
  1. Read the Module 5 notes.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 5 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Complete work on your Scratch extension for the digital technologies strand.
  4. Post your second digital technologies reflection to your blog.
  5. Prepare your report on the CSG WebQuest for Task 2 and submit via EASE.
  6. Continue work on your content curation project and PLN development.
 
6
1 - 5 Apr
Recess   Task 2 due
7
8 - 12 Apr
Recess    
8
15 - 19 Apr
Professional experience  
9
22 - 26 Apr
Professional experience  
10
29 Apr - 3 May
Professional experience  
11
6 - 10 May
6: Technology, design & creativity
  1. Read the Module 6 notes.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 11 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Begin work on exploring alternatives to Scratch in the digital technologies strand.
  4. Individually, or in a group of 2 or 3, develop a design brief and record it in the appropriate database.
  5. Continue work on your content curation project and PLN development.
 
12
13 - 17 May
7: Resources for technology education
  1. Read the Module 7 notes.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 12 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Complete your work on exploring alternatives to Scratch in the digital technologies strand.
  4. Post your third digital technologies reflection to your blog.
  5. Individually, or in a group of 2 or 3, respond to a design brief and record your response in the appropriate database.
  6. Continue work on your content curation project and PLN development.
 
13
20 - 24 May
8: Digital technologies 01
  1. Read the Module 8 notes.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 13 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Begin work on your independent digital technologies project.
  4. Prepare your report on the design brief activity for your final assignment.
  5. Continue work on your content curation project and PLN development.
 
14
27 - 31 May
9: Digital technologies 10
  1. Read the Module 9 notes.
  2. Access recorded material in the Week 14 section in StudyDesk.
  3. Continue work on your independent digital technologies project.
  4. Complete work on your content curation project and begin preparing the related report for your final assignment.
  5. Prepare for the quiz that forms part of the final assignment.
 
15
3 - 7 Jun
 
  1. Complete work on your independent digital technologies project.
  2. Post your fourth digital technologies reflection to your blog.
  3. Prepare for and complete the quiz that forms part of the final assignment.
  4. Prepare your submission for the final assignment.
 
16
10 - 14 Jun

Examination period - NO formal examination in this course

 

Assignment due