EMT501 Educational Application of Digital Technologies (8)

This subject will consider a range of digital technologies which influence learning, methods for gathering data about learning, and ways of improving and/or expanding learning using digital technologies. Students will explore and develop a range of digital technology methods for assessing the educational needs of learners, and be confident in selecting appropriate courseware to meet learners needs. The subject provides opportunities for students to use a range of software in assessment and diagnosis to support learning.


Session 2 (60)
Albury-Wodonga Campus

Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMT501. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Education

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to discuss the contemporary role of digital technologies in a socio-political context;
  • be able to evaluate the nature and purpose of using digital technologies for learning;
  • be able to plan quality learning experiences across a range of educational scenarios and contexts using digital technologies;and
  • be able to evaluate software and hardware resources for learning experiences across a range of educational scenarios and contexts.


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • Digital technologies for learning
  • Administrative software
  • Academic software
  • Networks and the internet
  • Using the web for teaching and learning
  • Audio and visual technologies

Indicative Assessment

The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of EMT501 in Session 2 2020. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).

Item Number
Value %
Analysis of perspectives, nature and purpose

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.