Introduction to Digital Technology
This course is for those who have little or no background in digital technology. It will cover the absolute basics of what we mean by digital technology, data and the storage and transmission of data in networks. The content will specifically target Technology Mandatory Digital Technologies outcomes and provide strategies for implementing them in your classes.
You will learn about:
‣ What is meant by ‘digital’?
‣ Bits and Bytes, storage and transmission.
‣ Binary, text and images
‣ Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, AR /VR
‣ Coding blocks and text
‣ Integrating some digital knowledge into ‘regular’ lessons / projects
The course will provide access to resources and ongoing support through a collaborative space.
This course is supported by a Google grant to the Institute of Technology Education and is managed by Don’t Panic sTEm curriculum support.
Participants will engage in discussion regarding problem / project based learning, its application in the classroom and how to develop appropriate assessment methodologies.
Targeted concepts are Project Based Learning, Design Thinking, Computational and Algorithmic thinking and Integrated Learning.
Newcastle Sorry, postponed until later in the year.
Parkes July 30th
Parkes Services Club
Campbelltown August 12th
Wagga Wagga August 3rd
More to come., including Broken Hill, Tamworth, Armidale
Completing the Introduction to Digital Technology.course will contribute 6 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 3.3.2, 3.4.2, 5.1.2, 5.3.2, 6.2.2, 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.