Teaching Technologies

EDU30059 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • On-campus: 12 hours Face to Face+Blended Swinburne online - Nil

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2021 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

31 Aug 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

30 Jul 21


EDU10004 Theories of Teaching and Learning

Aims and objectives

This unit focuses on preparing pre-service teachers to plan, teach and assess digital technologies and design and technologies within in the primary classroom. In this unit pre-service teachers will gain knowledge of the principles, practices and curriculum content and key concepts of teaching digital technologies and design and technologies. Contemporary issues when teaching digital and design and technologies will also be considered. 

Unit Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Teach, plan and assess key digital technologies and design and technologies concepts and curriculum content appropriate for primary school environments.
2. Evaluate pedagogical approaches in teaching and learning of digital technologies in the Primary classroom, including cross-disciplinary approaches.
3. Evaluate and generate learning experiences that reflect relevant National and/or State or Territory curriculum documentation and reflect contemporary pedagogical approaches.
4. Evaluate digital technologies and design and technology resources with a focus on student engagement.
5. Evaluate a range of assessment and reporting strategies and record keeping instruments within digital technologies and design and technologies in terms of their purpose, benefits, limitations and implementation constraints.
6. Analyse how the broader theoretical and societal context impacts upon the teaching of digital technologies and design and technologies.