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as of 9/19/2019

LEARNING AND THE DIGITAL GENERATIONS
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Australia - University of Melbourne - 'Australian Universities'
UC Course SubjectEducation
Number & Suffix: 21
Full UC Title: LEARNING AND THE DIGITAL GENERATIONS 
Transcript Title: LEARN&DIGITAL GENS 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Lower Division 
Course Description: This course offers an introduction to the complex and emerging relationships between learning and digital communications. Drawing on the idea of digital generations, it enables students to gain an understanding of the ways in which digital communication is integrated into the lives of new generations. The course enables students to understand the ways in which young people both access and produce knowledge, blurring the boundaries of knowledge production and consumption and local and global spaces. It exploreS how digital communications open up new opportunities for learning in both formal and informal settings, challenging traditional ideas about where and how young people learn. It also enables students to understand more about the ways in which digital communication technologies can enable disadvantaged young people to draw on local and global ideas and resources and produce new cultural knowledge through the use of new literacies and forms of civic engagement. Finally the course examines both local and global examples, including the role of digital communications in youth-led revolutionary movements. On completion of this subject students have a deepened understanding of the potential uses of digital communications for producing new knowledge and expanding the possibilities for learning. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: LEARNING AND THE DIGITAL GENERATIONS 
Partner University Department: Education 
Partner University Course Number: EDUC10056