Undergraduate | CUR-EDC495 | 2024
Technologies: Design Solutions
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Create a folio that showcases design thinking, as you look at how the field may be taught in curriculum. Learn about classroom-based problem solving, the history of technology in society and why this is an important topic in schools.
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- Study method
- 100% online
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- Start dates
- 26 Feb 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
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Technologies: Design Solutions
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- collect a range of resources and project ideas appropriate to the specified level of achievement in technology
- describe the historical and current nature of technology in society as a rationale for its study in schools
- evaluate a range of pedagogies appropriate to the development of individualized classroom based problem solving
- compile a portfolio to represent aspects of design thinking which reflect an engineering/technology process.
- Philosophy of Design and Technologies Education
- The National Curriculum for Design and Technologies
- History of Design and Technology Education
- Project-based learning
- STEM and Design and Technology
- Design and Technology Pedagogies
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.
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- Essay (25%)
- Project (35%)
- eDesign Portfolio (40%)
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