ESC516 Web Pedagogies (8)

This subject will examine the issues and practicalities involved with integrating the World Wide Web into the classroom in ways that promote intellectual quality, a quality learning environment, and provide significance to the learning beyond the classroom. It will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about a range of Web pedagogies, and to critique and develop a series of Web-based  educational resources.

Subject Outlines
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Session 1 (30)
Wagga Wagga Campus

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Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Education

Enrolment Restrictions

Not available to student who have completed ESC413 or ESC402

Subject Relationships

ESC413 Paired Subject
ESC402 Similar content to ESC516

Incompatible Subjects

ESC402, ESC413

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • identify and critique recent developments in the educational application of the Web
  • demonstrate an awareness of ways in which the Web-based resources and Web 2.0 tools may be used across the curriculum
  • understand the possible uses of the Web to engage learners in high quality intellectual work that has significance beyond the classroom
  • demonstrate an understanding of possible uses of Web-based resources and Web 2.0 tools that promotes quality learning environments, in which social support and self-regulation are valued principles that structure the learning process
  • be able to critically evaluate Web sites for use in learning and across the curriculum
  • design, develop and deploy educational Web resources and Web 2.0 tools
  • have an understanding of issues related to the hosting, publication, and ethical reproduction of Web resources in schools
  • reflect on their prior experiences with the use of Web resources and Web 2.0 tools in the classroom, reflect on succssful and unsuccessful strategies and synthesise general principles from these experiences


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Web Pedagogies
  • Web 2.0 tools
  • Digital learning objects
  • Critical evaluation of web sites for use in teaching and learning
  • Designing, developing and deploying web pedagogies
  • Theoretical underpinnings of web pedagogies
  • Practical issues that impinge on the integration of web pedagogies
  • Ethical issues relating to the use of the web in teaching and learning
  • Critical reflection


Current Students

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Prospective Students

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The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: August 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.