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EDU 514 Learning and Educational Technology: Reading list

EDU 514 Learning and Educational Technology 

Department: Master of Education
Module Description: This module will consider the role of the educator and the learner in relation to the use of Educational Technologies in learning environments.  Learning theories and the pedagogical issues raised by the use of Information Communication Technologies will be discussed.  The ways in which technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning will be examined in relation to theoretical models of good practise as well as practical issues concerning the successful implementation and use of technologies in a pedagogically sound manner.  The relationship between technology use and its role in knowledge construction and assessment will be investigated and examined in relation to the needs, attitudes, beliefs and behaviours of teachers, students as well as acknowledging the role and development of the knowledge economy in affecting teaching and learning practices.

Recommended readings

A Historical and Political Overview of ICT in Education.


Learning, thinking and technology


Edutainment – Games and Learning


Evaluating Educational Technology Interactions

Web 2.0 and Education

Mobile Learning


ICT and Learners


ICT and Teachers


ICT and Assessment

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