Information Technology in Schools (EDSE4044)


The unit of study builds on student's knowledge and skills gained from their previous information and communication technologies (ICT) related units of study, and curriculum subject areas. The unit of study focuses on multimedia learning theory, learning from and with multimedia and TPACK as its underlying conceptual frameworks. Students will be provided with an overview of the principles of designing multimedia resources to enhance the teaching/learning process. By being immersed in using ICT tools and applications in practical strategies such as learn-technology-by-design, as part of development of projects such as in-class activities, workshops and tutorials, the unit of study provides students with hands-on experiences in designing, developing and producing meaningful learning resources relevant to their curriculum subjects.

Further unit of study information


1x2hr workshop/wk for 8 wks (wks 1-4 and wks 10-13), 1 x 2 hr lecture/ wk for wk 1.


Online Evaluation (20%), class participation ICT project (20%) and web project (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules


114 credit points including EDSE2001 and EDSE2003

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.