TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will investigate real life tasks and challenges and use design and technology construction in order to create a solution. Working with the VELS Interdisciplinary Strand 'Design, Creativity and Technology' students will have the opportunity to plan a suitable application of the task to school based learning, through the development of a practical unit of work. Topics covered in this subject include design skills, understanding good design, design processes, evaluating products in terms of design and utility, teaching design and technology and evaluating OH&S issues in schools.
FacultyFaculty of Education
Subject Co-ordinatorMichael Brown
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Design and Technology for Children, 3rd Edition.||Recommended||Fleer, M., and Jane, B.||PEARSON (2011)|
|Readings||Teaching design and technology 3-11,||Recommended||Newton, D.||CHAPMAN 2005|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMichael Brown
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
One 1.5 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Design, implementation and reflection on an individual Unit of Work (2500 word equiv)||To be based on a Technology and Design brief.||60|
|Group based Technology and Design brief and solution (1500 word equiv)||To be constructed in pairs and presented for peer review.||40|