EDUC2245

Specialist Studies in Technology 2

10 Units

This course explores planning, programming, assessment and pedagogical strategies for teaching the Jewellery and Industrial Design options of the Product Design strand of the Stage 4 Technology Mandatory Syllabus in NSW. This course will also focus on skill development within the area of Jewellery and Industrial Product Design, appropriate for the teaching of Jewellery-making, Timer and Metal technologies. It also aims to deepen students understanding of WHS requirements related to the teaching of technologies in schools.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011

Objectives

At the completion of this course students will have the capacity to:

  1. design challenging, engaging, and supportive project-based learning units for teaching the Jewellery and Industrial Product Design components of the Years 7-8 Technology Mandatory syllabus and Years 7-10 Technology elective options;
  2. utilise appropriate pedagogies and assessment practices for teaching Jewellery and Industrial Product Design;
  3. understand the relationship between the Years 7-8 Technology Mandatory curriculum area, and the Years 7-10 Technology elective options; and
  4. demonstrate competent use of Jewellery-making, Timber and Metal Technologies;
  5. participate in practical experiences using timber and or metal and or jewellery making with an Occupational Health and Safety focus; and
  6. design and manufacture products and a folio containing WHS rules, and procedural worksheets for skills demonstrated.
Content

This course will cover:

  • Jewellery-making, Timber, and Metal Technologies.

  • The 7-8 Technology Mandatory Syllabus, its relationship to 7-10 Technology elective options.

  • Lesson and unit planning for Jewellery and Industrial Product Design.

  • Pedagogical strategies and assessment practices for teaching Jewellery and Industrial Product Design.

  • WHS Rules and Requirements for working in Technology classrooms and workshops.

Replacing Course(s) EDUC4067
Transition Students who have completed both EDUC4067 prior to the end of 2009 will be deemed to have completed EDUC2245.
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge Students should have completed EDUC2101 and EDUC2145. It is expected that in EDUC2101 they would have enrolled in the Design and Technology tutorial.
Modes of Delivery Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Lecture
Tutorial
Workshop
Assessment Items
  • Case Scenario/PBL exercises - Assignment 1: 1,500 essay on factors influencing design and/or design innovation.
  • Projects - Assignment 2: Planning and programming for teaching product design involving the development of an appropriate electronic teaching resource (such as a WebQuest).
  • Projects - Assignment 3: Students create an artifact using timber and/or metal and/or jewellery, accompanied by Workplace Health and Safety instructions and teaching aids.
Contact Hours
  • Workshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
  • Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for EDUC2245

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