Digital Learning blends both technical and pedagogical skill sets. It builds knowledge of digital technologies for and in teaching and learning (pedagogical focus) and to develop understanding of teaching and learning which will encourage better design, development, deployment and evaluation of such technologies (technical focus). Digital Learning includes a range of papers from the education, computer science, screen and media, and graphic and design disciplines.

Digital Learning is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc). Digital Learning may also be taken as a second major or minor, subject to approval of the Division in which the student is enrolled.

To complete Digital Learning as a single major, students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Digital Learning, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete DLRNG100, DLRNG200, DLRNG201, DLRNG300 and DLRNG301.

To complete Digital Learning as part of a double major, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Digital Learning including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete DLRNG100, DLRNG200, DLRNG201, DLRNG300 and DLRNG301.

To complete a minor in Digital Learning, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for Digital Learning, including at least 30 points above 100 level.

Other qualifications

Prescriptions for:

Digital Learning papers

100 Level 200 Level 300 Level
Code and paper title Points
COMPX101 Introduction to Programming right arrow

This paper introduces computer programming in C# - the exciting challenge of creating software and designing artificial worlds within the computer...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Secondary School - Unistart)
COMPX161 Introduction to the Web right arrow

This paper introduces the core Web technologies of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Students will learn how to combine these technologies with design...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24I (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
DLRNG100 Developing Digital Fluency right arrow

This paper offers a foundation for students learning to navigate and communicate effectively through digital learning environments. It incorporates...

15 24A (Online)
DSIGN125 Introduction to Communication Design Production right arrow

This paper enables students to perform basic computing operations and to operate software packages for the manipulation of visual images and text for...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24A (Online) & 24A (Secondary School - Unistart) & 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
MEDIA101 Living in Media Worlds right arrow

This paper encourages you to reflect on the media technologies, platforms, practices and content that you engage with regularly. How do they support...

15 24B (Hamilton)
Code and paper title Points
COMPX221 Programming for Creative Industries right arrow

A fundamental grounding in object-oriented programming that uses Processing software to creative visual outputs for creative industries.

15 24A (Hamilton)
COMPX222 Web Development right arrow

This paper provides a broad overview of the principles and technologies used in Web Applications, with practical experience of client-side and...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
COMPX252 Applied Computing Tools 2 right arrow

This paper provides an opportunity to explore several software applications in depth. It is based on an intensive laboratory programme, where...

15 24A (Hamilton) & 24B (Hamilton) & 24H (Hamilton)
DLRNG200 Digital Learning: Critical Perspectives and Lifelong Possibilities right arrow

This paper examines educational uses of digital technologies, with an emphasis on learning through electronic networks, including social media. The...

15 24A (Online)
DLRNG201 Exploring Digital Learning: Design Principles and Teaching Strategies right arrow

This paper examines pedagogical approaches to digital technology integration in learning contexts, and derives evidence-based principles underpinning...

15 No occurrences
MEDIA203 Digital Arts and Cultures right arrow

The 21st century has seen a fundamental shift from analogue to digital media systems. This paper will discuss some major aesthetic approaches and...

15 24X (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China)
Code and paper title Points
COMPX324 User Experience Design right arrow

An introduction to the field of human-computer interaction (HCI) where students develop skills and techniques for the design and evaluation of modern...

15 24B (Hamilton) & 24B (Tauranga)
DLRNG300 Developing Educational Technologies: Contemporary Social and Educational Issues right arrow

This paper considers the broad range and pace of development in digital technologies, and implications for educators and others involved in...

15 No occurrences
DLRNG301 Digital Innovation Adoption and Theories of Digital Learning right arrow

This paper explores contemporary theories associated with digital innovation adoption and the design, development and use of digital systems, content...

15 No occurrences
DSIGN350 Design Internship right arrow

This paper will induct the design student into the professional environment where the student applies design skills, research methodology and...

15 24A (Hamilton)
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2024 Catalogue of Papers information current as of 14 Apr 2024 01:00am