Want to know more about the Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning microcredentials?

Browse this list of frequently asked questions.

Who will be eligible to enrol in the microcredential modules in 2020?
Schools, or clusters of schools, will be able to register groups of 10 or more teachers/educators into one or more modules in 2020.

Individual registrations will only be open to course to teachers/educators who completed one or modules in 2019.

Can you apply for recognised prior learning (RPL) for the microcredential modules?
If you complete all ten EDST8650 microcredential modules then you can apply for and receive Recognition of Prior Learning (credit) for the unit EDST8650 Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning which is one of the units in the Master of Education Degree.

How do I claim my NESA hours for this module?
Upon successful completion of the module we will update the NESA website with your hours. Each module is worth 15 hours.

Do I need to be enrolled as a Macquarie University student to register?
You will be registered for the course under the Academy of Continuing Professional Development terms of use. You do not need to be a Macquarie University student to register.

How is payment coordinated?
We will issue an invoice directly to your school.

Can I register for more than one module at any one time?
Yes, you can register for multiple modules however this must be agreed with your school. Each module has a set start date and you will have three weeks to complete all requirements.

Do I need to complete the modules in order?
The modules are offered in a sequence, however you do not need to complete past modules to enrol in a later module.

Do I have to be a teacher to register for a module?
You do not need to be a teacher to register, but you should have undergraduate qualifications in education or equivalent professional experience.

How do I apply for RPL in EDST8650 in my Macquarie University course?
If you complete the full set of Design of Technology-Enhanced Learning microcredential modules, you can apply for recognition of prior learning (RPL). Hold on to your microcredential certificates, as you will have the opportunity to present them when you enrol in your Macquarie course (for instance a Master of Education).

Do I need to be in NSW to register for this course?
No. Participants from across Australia can apply (domestic fees apply). We also accept registrations from participants from around the globe (international fees apply).

How do I claim my NESA hours?

When you register you will need to provide your NESA number. Upon successful completion of the module we will update the NESA website with your hours (within 30 days). Each module is worth 15 hours.

How do I access module resources?
Once you have registered for the module you will be provided with access to our learning management system where all of the relevant module information can be found.

Will I be required to purchase a textbook?
No, you do not need to purchase a textbook for this study unit.