Schedule - "Digital technologies" Sessions

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10:30 am to 12:00 pm
in Meeting Room 5
Supporting Digital Technologies: the CSER MOOC (Innovative Learning)

The new Australian Digital Technologies learning area, positions Australia as one of the leading countries in addressing the urgent need to include computational thinking concepts and computer science skills into schoolin

Digital technologies, curriculum, Learning resources, MOOC, innovation

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
in Meeting Room 8
Flowcharts: A tool for computational thinking (Innovative Learning)

Computational thinking (CT) has been described as an analytical skill that will be used by everyone in the world by middle of the 21st century [1].

Digital technologies, computational thinking

3:00 pm to 3:30 pm
in Meeting Room 4
Digital Technologies: Digital Champions (Inspiring Leadership)

In 2013, ACCE provided funding to all state and territory computer education groups to support the implementation of the new Digital Technologies subject.

Digital technologies, Australian Curriculum, ACARA, QSITE

3:30 pm to 4:00 pm
in Meeting Room 4
Supporting Teachers in Digital Technologies (Redefining Education)

Information and Communications Technology (ICT) job numbers have doubled from around 175,000 in 1999 to an expected 350,000 by 2015, while national applications for tertiary studies in ICT have dropped approximately 60% i

Digital technologies, Educational Resources, Support for Teaching Community, Challenges, Digital Careers, MOOC, Bebras, Young ICT Explorers