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  1. 1. Currently Grad Dip Major: Science Minor: Home Economics Already Have: Degree in Health Science Major: Nutrition Supporting Major: Human Biology Hobbies Basketball Netball Flute Friends Family Church Socialising Casey Tranter
  2. 2. Teaching & Learning with Computers <ul><li>Concerns </li></ul><ul><li>Students getting off Task </li></ul><ul><li>Not being productive – students don’t achieve desired results </li></ul><ul><li>Technological problems prohibiting the use of computers </li></ul><ul><li>Me as the teacher not knowing enough about computers to help the students if they require it . </li></ul>
  3. 3. Experiences <ul><li>Positive </li></ul><ul><li>A larger range of information available </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple people can research at one time </li></ul><ul><li>Its more exciting then just reading </li></ul><ul><li>So much is possible-videos, pictures, interactive activities and worksheets. </li></ul><ul><li>Students enjoy using a computer more then a book or worksheets </li></ul><ul><ul><li> Negative </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students using the computers for personal interest in class time </li></ul><ul><li>Students not being able to access the required information </li></ul>
  4. 4. Confidence in Creating more Positives <ul><li>At the moment I do not consider myself to be very competent with computers, especially with the internet tools. Therefore I can see that my ability to create more positives needs to be improved. </li></ul><ul><li>I enjoy using computers and I can see that they are very useful to my own education and research already and I hope that I will be able to enhance my understanding and use this to benefit my students. </li></ul>
  5. 5. How this Unit Helps <ul><li>I am hoping this unit will help me become more aware of how I can incorporate more technology into my teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>I am also hoping I will be able to use skills I learn in this unit to help my future students learn. </li></ul><ul><li>I feel as though technology can be a powerful learning tool and I am excited to include it into my future student’s education </li></ul>