Hi everyone, Joann here from Mundulla in SA. I am a Year 6/7 teacher and the only one at our small school. Having completed the F-6 course thought I would also join this one to extend what I've been learning.
Hello all. I'm Paul. I am an IT and Maths teacher at Calvary Christian College which is on the south side of Brisbane in Queensland. I currently teach IT subjects to students from Year 9 through to Year 12. I am just starting out on the Digital Technologies journey and I have been 'experimenting' with a few ideas this year in my Year 9 and Year 10 classes. My focus for this year will be developing a program for Year 7 and Year 8 ready for implementation next year. I am very much looking forward to working through this MOOC and hearing about how other t…
Hi everyone! I'm Nick, another instructor, and part of the CSER team. It's great to be launching another course to get Digital Technologies information out to teachers! I do a lot of research into student motivation and getting students to take an active part in their learning, so I hope that you get a lot out of the course that is useful to you.
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Hi everyone! I am Thushari, one of the instructors for this course. I have my background in Computer Science Education research within the CSER group. Our team is very excited to bring the 'next steps' to you. I hope you'll all enjoy learning the contents and use the knowledge gained from this course for professional development. Looking forward to work with you all..!!
Hi everyone! Katrina here – I'm also one of the instructors for the course. We started the CSER Group at the University of Adelaide to better understand how to teach Computer Science, and how technology can be used to improve education. Two years ago we teamed up with Google, and, slightly later, Digital Careers, to start building online courses to support teachers in the new Digital Technologies learning area. We are all so excited to be able to do this, and to work with you all on understanding more about how Computer Science can be taught in primary and sec…
Hello! I'm Rebecca, one of the Instructors for this course. I've been working with the CSER Group for almost 3 years now. Being from an education background myself, I've loved working on another project to support Australian teachers to implement CS education as I think it's such an important learning area for our students to learn. Please let us know if you need help or any support materials. I hope that you enjoy this course. I look forward to working with you all!