A critical examination of the research and practice in using ICT to transform classroom pedagogy and enhance students’ learning experiences. Students will test concepts of usage, and evaluate new instructional designs for using ICT in classrooms using the knowledge and skills developed in the course.
(15 points) Students will undertake a supervised investigation that involves advanced analysis of existing data sets and the drawing of robust and trustworthy conclusions with a view to accelerating learning. The processes involved when making judgments to accelerate learning and promote positive relationships with students will be critically examined.
(15 points) Students will critically inquire into the notion of social justice and its importance for learning and teaching. Drawing on powerful practices, students will identify a repertoire of inclusive, culturally intelligent and responsive teaching practices that provide rich learning opportunities for priority learners.