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EDMT6008 - Digital Media in the Classroom
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 2 credit points
HECS Band seven
EFTSL: 0.041666667
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1
Teacher/Coordinator: Dr Jon Callow

Classes: 6x2-hr computer lab workshop

Assessment: 1000wd blog creation with entries (50%) and 1000wd podcast with video project (50%)

This special interest unit provides students with an overview of some key principles for
teaching and using digital media in the K-6 classroom . Digital media is part of the larger
social and cultural experiences for most primary school students. Students need to be able
to understand, enjoy, as well as critique and create what they see, hear and consume. By
considering some of the concepts around new literacies and multiliteracies, the unit will then
contextualise the development of participants' technical skills using various software.
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