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Designing for interaction and collaboration

Unit Code: EDF5770

Duration: 6 weeks

Contact Hours: 20-24 hours of study per week

Credit Points: 6


This unit equips you to understand how, when and why interactivity, collaboration and social learning can enhance learning experiences. You will explore theory, models, strategies and pedagogical approaches that can guide your designs and utilisation different technologies. This includes using discussion forums, online testing, simulation and collaborative environments ranging from cloud based documents through to immersive virtual worlds. Along the way you will become familiar with the challenges, dilemmas and risks, including those surrounding social media.