Technology Education

10 Units

This subject provides an overview of technology education. It is designed to introduce students to the policy, practicalities and research which underpins technology education. The subject will also examine the ways in which technology education can be used to support and extend student learning. Attention is given to the integration of theory and practice, and in particular, the application of research findings to computer usage in art and design education.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2016 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. research underpinning technology education and the arts and the ways in which technology is employed in educational settings. To extend their fundamental understandings of issues which relate to its use; and
  2. distinctions between the notions of “educational technology”, “design based education” and “technology education”.

This subject will explore current issues in relation to technology, and relate this to wider educational research and practice.
Key content areas will include:

  • Critical examination of issues related to technology education
  • A consideration of the roles of policy in technology education
  • Current issues in technology education
  • Research underpinning technology education
  • Depth study of a specific technology-computer technology in any given curriculum area.
Assessment Items
  • Essay: Essay: Technology Enhancing Educational Experiences
  • Essay: Essay: Technology in Educational settings
  • Written Assignment: Depth Study Resource
Contact Hours
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
  • Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
Timetable 2016 Course Timetables for EDUC6127
Got a question?

Contact us for advice on how to apply, enrol, or for more information.

Ready to start?

Once you’ve read our Application guide you’re ready to apply