Participants will explore a variety of methodologies, tools and technologies to enhance
teaching and learning in their specific educational context. They will engage in critical
discourse about the use of information technology in a number of different educational
settings, evaluate the resources available to them, and develop strategies to make the most
effective use of those resources for themselves and their students.
- Identify a variety of contemporary issues in technology-enhanced learning and digital
- Critically examine implications of contemporary issues in specific aspects of
technology-enhanced learning and digital learning environments.
- Explore relationships between contemporary issues and pedagogical approaches.
- Interpret research literature to situate issues in the context of current and historical
- Analyze a selection of issues in technology-enhanced and digital learning environments to
a specific selected problem setting.
- Unit 1: Learning Technology and Media
- Unit 2: Social and Ethical Issues
- Unit 3: Open Educational Practices
- Unit 4: Learning Design and Delivery
- Unit 5: Contemporary Issues in Technology-Enhanced and Digital Learning Environments
Required text and materials
All required resources are available free of charge online.
To successfully complete this course, students must achieve a passing grade of 70% or higher
on the overall course, and 70% or higher on the mandatory Final Project
|Assignment 1: ePortfolio and Blog Posts
|Assignment 2: Team Presentation
|Assignment 3: Discussion Posts and Participation
|Final Project: Major Project Paper *
Open Learning Faculty Member
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Primary communication is
through the Learning Environment’s “Mail” tool or by phone. Students will receive the
necessary contact information at the start of the course.