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DED 625 Managing Technology in Education: Reading list

Department: Doctor of Education/ Doctor of Philosophy in Education 
Module Description: The organisation, development and implementation of ICT in education is examined in detail developing concepts, research methods, analytic and evaluative methods and techniques and policy issues to achieve an in-depth conceptualization of the field, and a fundamental understanding of the role of policy in ICT provision. 
ICT policy is discussed in relation to the process of auditing, planning and implementing change. Analysis, design and development models and approaches are explored and practical exercises in ICT innovation and implementation are examined and critiqued.  Designs to confront and resolve barriers to innovation are considered.  Materials development and subsequent implementation and impact evaluation upon teaching and learning practices as well as practical issues concerning policy development will be examined. 


Module text(s)

  • Abrams, S.S., Chen, X.J. & Downton, M.P. (2018). Managing educational technology. school partnership and technology integration. New York: Routledge.
  • Bates, A.W.T. & Sangra, A. (2011). Managing technology in higher education. strategies for transforming teaching and learning. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

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