EDUC 7102 Social Learning Technologies

Technology has created an education revolution. How can information and communication technologies (ICT) help us and our students learn? In this course we find out the answer to this question for you in your teaching context. You and your students are the priority in this course.

Kia ora

welcome to the course. Please take a moment to familiarise yourself with this page, and all the resources and support you have available to you.

Your teacher is Diana Ayling. You can contact me in a variety of different ways I have listed most of them here.  You are welcome to use MeetMe to book an appointment with me. This is your link to the Teaching and Learning Community website.

Please join our Group  This will be the primary way we communicate with each other. You are also welcome to use chat at the bottom of your screen.

This is your link to this class group online. The group is private and has invited members, who are enrolled in this class only. 


To open the folder of resources on Google Drive click here.


Your assessment activities: ( Click the link for the public folder)

Assessment # 1. Undertake to learn using a new technology, and report on your experience.  50%

Assessment # 2. Undertake to teach a new technology and report on your experience, and curate your artifacts. 50%


What you will learn and demonstrate:

1. Investigate the availability and application of new and emerging Web 2.0 tools and their complimentary social learning theories.

2. Design and facilitate learning activities that make effective use of new and emerging technologies.

3. Evaluate the relationships between learning technologies, pedagogy and practice.


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Response to Course Evaluation 2013:

This course was rated 92% by learners.  We will continue to work on it to support your learning.

By the end of this course you will be able to:

Knowledge: Understand the concepts and principles of information and communication technology in relation to learning.

Skills: Use information and communication technology to enhance your and your learners' education experiences. 

Value: Appreciate the opportunities that ICT brings for collaboration, creativity and connection in education.

PeopleCollaborate effectively with learners, peers, managers, colleagues, moderators and administrative staff.

Learn: Access, evaluate and share with your co-learners resources to support a effective learning and teaching.

Integrate: Embed your learning experiences into your professional practice and record your development in your professional portfolio.

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