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EDU8114 Online Pedagogy in Practice

Short Description: Online Pedagogy in Practice
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Teacher Education and Early Childhood
Student contribution band : National Priority - Teaching
ASCED code : 070301 - Curriculum Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 21 May 2019

Other requisites

Students who undertake this course should be at least halfway through their program of study.

Synopsis

While this course focuses on pedagogical approaches to online learning, the main objective is to connect learners with each other so that collaboratively they may explore, investigate, formulate and challenge ideas about online pedagogy in relation to pedagogical frameworks that can be applied to particular educational settings. The design of the course has been strongly influenced by Garrison, Anderson and Archer's (2000) Community of Inquiry. The skill and ability of the online facilitator is important to the success or otherwise of online and some blended learning environments, both in terms of management and facilitation of discussion. Learners will look at what makes for successful facilitation of online environments and explore strategies for engaging learners through the electronic medium. Learners will engage with current theories suitable for online learning and teaching in order to make the links between theory and practice. Learners and facilitators will work collaboratively to consider, explore, trial, and adapt online pedagogical principles in practice.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2019 Online