School Of Education

Technology Assisting LearningWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102154.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
101671 - Multiliteracies and additional needs

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1714 M Teaching (Secondary), 1720 Master of Inclusive Education; 1721 Graduate Certificate in Inclusive Education; 1726 Master of Education (Leadership) or 1723 Master of Education (Social Ecology).

About this Unit
From 2020 students should note that core units are now taught in semesters rather than half yearly sessions. Assistive technologies have the potential to meet a range of simple to complex needs for individuals with additional needs, and boost an individual’s participation, communication, learning outcomes and quality of life. As such, professionals must develop both knowledge and skill in identifying and embedding appropriate technology into the assessment, goal-setting, teaching and evaluation cycle. Emphasis will be placed on demonstrating deep knowledge of the literature and demonstrating skills in assessment and instructional practices employing technology to support learning, communication, curricular, and instructional access either in a learning or natural setting. Students will be expected to critically examine the educational function and efficacy of communication technology, assistive technology, digital and multimedia text, or educational software.

1714.3Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.4Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.5Master of Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
1720.2Master of Inclusive EducationCONTINUING
1720.3Master of Inclusive EducationCONTINUING
1720.4Master of Inclusive EducationCURRENT
1721.1Graduate Certificate in Inclusive EducationCONTINUING
1721.2Graduate Certificate in Inclusive EducationCURRENT
1722.2Graduate Diploma in Inclusive Education (exit only)CONTINUING
1781.3Master of Teaching (Primary)CURRENT
1847.2Master of Education (STEM)CONTINUING
1859.2Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1859.3Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1859.4Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CURRENT
1911.1Master of EducationCURRENT

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