Digital Pedagogy Review

Digital Pedagogy Review

The Task
To prepare for this assessment task, students will research of digital pedagogy case studies from the internet.
Students will choose one of these digital pedagogy case studies to review. This review should be 2,000 words in total, use the following headings and address the following instructions and questions
1. Background and context (500 words)
Using your own words, briefly describe the digital pedagogy case study you have chosen. What is its name? Where is it from? Who designed it? Which learners does it target? What does it involve? Has it already been implemented reviewed and/or evaluated?

2. Critical Appraisal (750 words)
How does this digital pedagogy respond to issues and tensions facing young people in the global age of new media? More specifically, exactly how does it address issues of knowledge production, ethical issues, cultural and identity issues and/or technological issues? Make reference to at least 2 of these sets of issues and tensions by drawing upon materials provided and ideas discussed in (at least 2 of the) previous modules.

3. Application to your own professional context (750 words)
Briefly describe your own professional context (education). What are the similarities and/or difference between your context and the context for which this pedagogy was originally designed? What are the potential limits of and possibilities for applying this digital pedagogy in your professional context? Detail how you would customise or modify this digital pedagogy to make it more relevant and applicable to your own educational context.

4. Writing and Referencing
Students should write this review in formal first person academic prose. This means using I as well as correct grammar, full sentences and well-structured paragraphs. Do not use dot points.
As well as referencing the source of the digital pedagogy being reviewed, students should use a minimum of 5 additional references. Three of these must be peer-reviewed academic readings.
In-text citations are required when quoting and paraphrasing ideas from academic readings and other source materials (including online sources). A full and correctly formatted reference list must be provided at the end of the review. Please do not include references that have not been cited.

Assessment Criteria:

Background and context is explained in your own words and is clear, concise and informative (10 marks)
Critical appraisal applies relevant ideas from academic debates (as instructed) to your chosen case study (10 marks)
Critical appraisal is original and probing (5 marks) Application to your professional context demonstrates your ability to assess pedagogical relevance across contexts (5 marks)
Application to your professional context includes original and appropriate ideas for pedagogical modification and customisation (10 marks)