Creative Industries

Event

21 July 2017

QUT School of Teacher Education and Leadership hosted a Pedagogy Exchange on 21st July 2017.

The Digital Technologies learning area provides authentic opportunities for students to develop critical and creative thinking. This event was designed specifically for Prep to Year 6 teachers to exchange pedagogies and develop new learning experiences.

Participants considered new and innovative approaches to the Digital Technologies curriculum. They explored and discussed effective strategies for engaging students in critical and creative thinking. By the end of the event, they had tangible plans for incorporating these ideas into their classroom.

Speaker Details

Download the full program and speaker details here.

Topics

Participants had the option of attending three 80 minute workshops from a selection of topics* that included:

TopicDetails
1Inform, Inspire and Innovate with digital systems
2Teaching the Digital Technologies curriculum without (much) access to technology
3Building your creative inquiry learning space
4Gaming, Digital Technologies and Minecraft
5Teaching Digital Technologies through Design
6Prototyping Towards an Age Friendly City “LittleBits

*Click here for topic details.

These workshops were co-presented by classroom teachers and QUT academics. Each was a hands-on learning experience and involved discussions about how to develop students’ critical and creative thinking when learning about digital technologies. 

There was also ample opportunity to network with other participants.

Participation covered the following AITSL standards:

  • Know the content and how to teach it
  • Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning
  • Engage in professional learning
  • Engage professionally with colleagues, parents/carers and the community

A Certificate of Attendance was provided for 5 hours of CPD.

Date
21 July 2017 - 21 July 2017
Time
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location
QUT Kelvin Grove Campus
Room
TBC
Cost
$80 (inc. GST) including morning tea and lunch.
Organisation
QUT School of Teacher Education and Leadership (STEL)
Info
Michelle Corcoran
Phone
07 3138 3322
Email
michelle.corcoran@qut.edu.au
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QUT School of Teacher Education and Leadership will be hosting a Pedagogy Exchange on 21st July 2017.

Contacts

Creative Industries Faculty

  • Postal address:
    QUT Creative Industries Faculty
    Musk Ave
    Kelvin Grove QLD 4059