Timetable of activities, Semester 1, 2012


NOTE: Undergraduate tutorials are scheduled separately. Please check your individual timetable for more information.
G = Graduate Diploma students only
G and UG = Graduate Diploma and undergraduate students -- joint activities



Week
Activity
Notes
1
6 Feb - 10 Feb
Lecture (G and UG)
Tues, 0930 - 1120
2B09
Essential course information: graduates and undergraduates
  • 0930: Welcome, course overview + structure of timetable (MP) incl. CPP workshops + questions
  • 0945: Provocations (SS)
  • 0950: Unit overviews (all)
  • 1000: Assessment overview + info for part-timers + research-led teaching (PR)
  • 1010: Prof experience, incl. police checks (SL)
  • 1020: Social media + Keeping safe online (MP)
  • 1035: Questions (CL to facilitate)
  • 1045: Steve's Story (SS)

Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 2
Introductions: Graduate Diploma students only
  • 1230: 2 groups, 40 minutes each, 5 minute change over (MP)
  • 1400: Break
  • 1430: 2 groups, 40 minutes each, 5 minute change over (MP)
  • 1600: Informal discussion, big group (SS)
  • 1630: Introduction to InSPIRE (guest Rob Fitzgerald) + go for a wander (PR and CL)
  • 1655: Wrap up, what's happening on Thurs (MP)

Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Introduction to course technology and social media, e.g., Twitter, Ning, wiki, blogs; start setting up your e-portfolio (blog); dealing with tags, widgets, embed code, and links; password security; signup tips
  • THIS SESSION WILL BE ESSENTIAL IF YOU NEED HANDS-ON HELP IN GETTING ACROSS SOME OF THE TECHNOLOGY WE WILL BE USING IN THE COURSE.
2
13 Feb - 17 Feb
Lecture A: ELPC G1
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • Technology, society, and education
  • Graduate Diploma students only


Lecture B: CPP1
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • Nomenclature - Curriculum, Pedagogy and Practice


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • ELPC G1 and
  • CPP 1
  • Research-led teaching


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Using blogs, wikis, and Twitter in class

3
20 Feb - 24 Feb
Lecture A: Ed Foundations
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • Ed Foundations: Mental development: Piaget's theory of cognitive development and Vygotsky's sociocultural theory


Lecture B: CPP 2
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • CPP 2: The Front Seat Explosion


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • 1230 - 1430 Education Foundation session: Mental Development
  • 14.30-1500 Cuppa and break
  • 1500 - 1700 CPP 2: Can models help in a moment of crisis?


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Backing up your work; RSS; research management tools


KLA workshops: CPP 2
Thurs, 1630 - 1830
Ginninderra College
  • CPP 2

4
27 Feb - 2 Mar
Lecture A: ELPC G1
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • Digital literacy and new forms of learning
  • Graduate Diploma students only


Lecture B: CPP 1
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • CPP 1


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • ELPC G1 and
  • CPP 1


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Brainstorming and mind-mapping tools; social bookmarking; Wordle
  • Past assignment examples


KLA workshops: CPP 1 Thurs, 1630 - 1830
Ginninderra College
  • CPP 1

5
5 Mar - 9 Mar
Lecture A: Ed Foundations
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • Ed Foundations: Behaviorist perspectives of learning


Lecture B: CPP 2
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • CPP 2: The sticky-taped poem


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • CPP 2 and
  • Ed Foundations


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Lake G College canteen (drop-in) and lecture theatre (tech demo) NOTE CHANGE TO VENUE
  • 1230: Tech demo -- social networks; polls; productivity tools (Lake G College lecture theatre) NOTE CHANGE TO VENUE

6
12 Mar - 16 Mar
Lecture A: ELPC G1
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • The digital divide and digital participation
  • Graduate Diploma students only


Lecture B: CPP 1
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • CPP 1


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • ELPC G1 and
  • CPP 1


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Podcasting; mobile learning


KLA workshops: CPP 1
Thurs, 1630 - 1830
Ginninderra College
  • CPP 1


Assignment due
Fri, 16 Mar, 12 noon
  • ASSIGNMENT 1 DUE

7
19 Mar - 23 Mar
Lecture A: Ed Foundations
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • Ed Foundations: Humanist approaches to learning


Lecture B: CPP 2
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • CPP 2: The secret thief


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • CPP 2 and
  • Ed Foundations


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Learning Management Systems (LMSs) and Interactive White Boards (IWBs) (Demo from ACTDET)


KLA workshops: CPP 2
Thurs, 1630 - 1830
Ginninderra College
  • CPP 2

8
26 Mar - 30 Mar
Break
  • yay.

9
2 Apr - 6 Apr
Lecture A: ELPC G1
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • Cybersafety and cyberbullying
  • Graduate Diploma students only


Lecture B: CPP 1
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • CPP1


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • ELPC G1 and
  • CPP 1


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Visual media; games; avatars


KLA workshops: CPP 1
Thurs, 1630 - 1830
Ginninderra College
  • CPP 1

10
9 Apr - 13 Apr
Lecture A: Ed Foundations
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
  • Ed Foundations: Intelligence and learners with special needs


Lecture B: CPP 2
Tues, 1030 - 1130
2B09
  • CPP 2: Teaching is an extreme sport


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
Graduate Diploma students only
  • CPP 2 and
  • Ed Foundations


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Intellectual Property; copyright; terms of service


KLA workshops: CPP 2
Thurs, 1630 - 1830
Ginninderra College
  • CPP 2

11
16 - 20 Apr
Lecture A: TBA
Tues, 0930 - 1030
2B09
All students, starting at 0930
  • Visit from Australian Education Union
  • Risk managment online


Lecture B: NO LECTURE
NO LECTURE B


Tutorial (G only)
Tues, 1230 - 1700
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • Grad Dip Fair: Students to set up 'stalls' and share their assignments! Learn about assignment 3! Discuss assignment 2! Lesson plans! Dressing up! Demos! Fund raising! Cake stalls! yay!


Drop-in session
(G and UG)
Thurs, 1230 - 1430
Inspire Centre, Bldg 25
  • 1230: Tech demo -- Risk management


Assignment due
Fri, 20 Apr, 12 noon
ASSIGNMENT 2 DUE