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This unit seeks to address the challenges of selecting the appropriate digital technologies and developing innovative and effective collaboration through analysis of theory, research, policy and practice about technology and collaboration to support inclusion in contemporary school settings. It contains three key focus areas: Digital technologies to support student learning and participation; teacher collaboration and professional learning for inclusion using digital applications, and; innovation and design for inclusion.

  • Technology and collaboration - Discourses of Inclusive Education
  • Engaging learners through technology and collaboration
  • Digital technologies for communication and collaboration - students with specific learning needs
  • Communication and collaboration for inclusive teachers and school leaders
  • Innovation through technology
  • Leadership, sustainability and designing for change 

Learning outcomes

  • Critically engage with theory, research, and literature about digital technologies to enhance Inclusive Education.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive and insightful knowledge about using technology and collaboration to assist learning and enable learning, for both students and teachers.
  • Critically analyse the concepts of student engagement and collaboration, and a range of digital technologies, with a view to leading improvement and innovation in inclusive education.


You can study this unit as part of the Master of Education.   Please note, unit structure and content are subject to change. Contact your SCU Online student advisor on 1300 863 819 for more information based on your particular circumstances.