Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. collect a range of resources and project ideas appropriate to the specified level of achievement in technology
  2. describe the historical and current nature of technology in society as a rationale for its study in schools
  3. evaluate a range of pedagogies appropriate to the development of individualized classroom based problem solving
  4. compile a portfolio to represent aspects of design thinking which reflect an engineering/technology process.

In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Elective
  • CUR-SED-DEG-2019
  • CUR-ECE-DEG-2019
  • CUR-BED-DEG-2019

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject is one of three subjects in the Technologies Options group. Completing all three will provide a specialisation in Technologies. This subject provides an overview of the fundamental elements of the Design and Technologies curriculum. By applying knowledge and practical skills and processes when using technologies and other resources to create innovative solutions, independently and collaboratively, students will develop knowledge, understanding and skills to respond creatively to current and future needs. The subject will engage students in critical and creative thinking, including understanding interrelationships in systems when solving complex problems.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Essay (25%)
  • Project (35%)
  • eDesign Portfolio (40%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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undergraduate CUR-SED-DEG-2019

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