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This course introduces students to engineering studies providing a context within which to develop general competencies considered essential for the acquisition of effective, higher-order thinking skills necessary for further education, work and everyday life. Key competencies are embedded in the engineering studies syllabus to enhance student learning. The key competencies of collecting, analysing and organising information reflect core processes of inquiry and reporting which are explicit in the objectives and outcomes of engineering studies. The other key competencies are developed through the methodologies of the syllabus and through classroom pedagogy. In particular the course will focus on the historical development of engineering from it's origin to the role of engineers in society today as well as a study of the sociological and environmental factors that impact upon engineers and their work.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
Semester 2 - 2014
Development of knowledge and understanding about the historical and contemporary evolution of engineering. The focus will be on the role of engineers within Australia and globally. A focus of this study will be the sociological and enviornmental impact on engineering. Development of a range of holistic skills in problem solving relating to engineering.
Study contemporary innovations and emerging techologies used in the field on engineering. This focus will be used to gain a more global view of engineers and engineer roles in our society.
|Assumed Knowledge||Undergraduate degree in TAS or Science KLA|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6507|