DES702 - Digital Pedagogy

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Last revision date 2017-08-18 09:51:57.188
Last review date 2017-08-18 09:51:57.189


Subject Title
Digital Pedagogy

Subject Description
Digital pedagogy deals with not only the use of technology, but the approporiate use of technology to enhance the learning experience and engage the learner. This course will prepare students to evaulate, recommend and implement digital tools in a face to face, online, or hybrid environment.

Credit Status
This is a required credit in the Instructional Design certificate/ eLearning Developer certificate.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Select appropriate technology to meet learning objectives
2. Identify the accessbility requirements in creating instructional content for the online learner
3. Apply instructional design principles in the use of multimedia content.
4. Propose digital tools for use in a teaching environment
5. Assess educational technology tool for pedagogical rigour

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.

Prerequisite(s)
None

Mode of Instruction
The online delivery mode involves the use of digital materials and/or text, group discussions, interaction with your instructor, and online activities.  Seneca College's grading policy applies to online subjects.

Prescribed Texts
No Textbooks

Promotion Policy

Grading Policy
A+ 90%  to  100%
A 80%  to  89%
B+ 75%  to  79%
B 70%  to  74%
C+ 65%  to  69%
C 60%  to  64%
D+ 55%  to  59%
D 50%  to  54%
F 0%    to  49% (Not a Pass)
OR
EXC Excellent
SAT Satisfactory
UNSAT Unsatisfactory

For further information, see a copy of the Academic Policy, available online (http://www.senecacollege.ca/academic-policy) or at Seneca's Registrar's Offices.


Modes of Evaluation
20% - Quizzes
16% - Discussion
18% - Collaborative Annotated Reference Guide
24% - Learning Activity Plans
22% - Mini - Lesson Design


Expected English Competencies: 


The ability to communicate in writing is essential for success in all business subjects. All written work must display the following characteristics of clarity and conciseness: 

  • writing is consistent with the rules of English grammar 
  • spelling and punctuation are correct 
  • appropriate vocabulary is used 
  • sentences are structured correctly 
  • main points are supported with specific, relevant examples and reasons
  • work flows logically through supporting statements/paragraphs 
  • work is arranged in correct format (i.e., reports, essays) 
  • layout is attractively displayed.
Up to 10% of the final grade may be deducted on all written work if the above mentioned expected English competencies are not met.    

Permission to write missed tests or submissions of late assignments will be granted only under extenuating circumstances and with the provision of appropriate documentation such as a medical certificate. 

Students must attain a grade of at least 50% to pass the course. 

Begin your assignments early in anticipation of unforeseen problems that may arise in your work or personal life.  Should extenuating circumstances arise, please contact your instructor immediately, prior to when your assignment is due, so an appropriate course of action be established.  Late assignments may be subject to a penalty of up to 10% per week and will not generally be accepted beyond two sessions after the assignment due date.

Approved by: Sandra Noble