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Unit description

This unit seeks to address the challenges of selecting the appropriate digital technologies and developing innovative and effective collaboration through analysis of theory, research, policy and practice about technology and collaboration to support inclusion in contemporary school settings. It contains three key focus areas: Digital technologies to support student learning and participation; teacher collaboration and professional learning for inclusion using digital applications, and; innovation and design for inclusion.

Unit content

Topic 1: Technology and collaboration - Discourses of Inclusive Education

Topic 2: Engaging learners through technology and collaboration

Topic 3: Digital technologies for communication and collaboration - students with specific learning needs

Topic 4: Communication and collaboration for inclusive teachers and school leaders

Topic 5: Innovation through technology

Topic 6: Leadership, sustainability and designing for change 

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1Critically engage with theory, research, and literature about digital technologies to enhance Inclusive Education CreativityKnowledge of a discipline
2Demonstrate comprehensive and insightful knowledge about using technology and collaboration to assist learning and enable learning, for both students and teachers. CreativityKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning
3Critically analyse the concepts of student engagement and collaboration, and a range of digital technologies, with a view to leading improvement and innovation in inclusive education.CreativityKnowledge of a disciplineLifelong learning

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Critically engage with theory, research, and literature about digital technologies to enhance Inclusive Education
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Demonstrate comprehensive and insightful knowledge about using technology and collaboration to assist learning and enable learning, for both students and teachers.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning
  3. Critically analyse the concepts of student engagement and collaboration, and a range of digital technologies, with a view to leading improvement and innovation in inclusive education.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA5: Lifelong learning

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Discussion board5%
Annotated bibliography45%
Presentation50%
Notice

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Fee information

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