Digital Creativity and Learning

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Digital Creativity and Learning

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Early Childhood Education, Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    39 credit points

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit addresses advanced themes in technology enabled learning. The social and pedagogical implications of emerging technologies are examined, such as Virtual Worlds, Games Based Learning, and Augmented Reality. Emphasis is placed on how to effectively develop students' creativity, including in the areas of computational and design thinking. The unit also covers current trends in the field of learning design, as well as the use of technology for educational research. Students are provided with a more in-depth grounding on technical aspects of Information and Communication Technologies as well as issues surrounding effective implementation in classrooms to enable them to become technology leaders in schools. Students also have the scope to explore an emerging educational technology or issue in detail as part of the major research project.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.