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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Faculty/College

Faculty of Education

Unit aim

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1 Critically engage with and apply theory, research, and literature about digital technologies and collaboration to enhance Inclusive Education
2 Demonstrate and apply comprehensive and insightful knowledge about using a variety of pedagogies, technologies and collaboration approaches to enable learning, for students, teachers and leaders.
3 Evaluate concepts of student engagement and collaboration with a view to utilising a range of technologies in leading improvement and innovation in inclusive education.

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

  1. Critically engage with and apply theory, research, and literature about digital technologies and collaboration to enhance Inclusive Education
  2. Demonstrate and apply comprehensive and insightful knowledge about using a variety of pedagogies, technologies and collaboration approaches to enable learning, for students, teachers and leaders.
  3. Evaluate concepts of student engagement and collaboration with a view to utilising a range of technologies in leading improvement and innovation in inclusive education.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.