DESIGN IN TECHNOLOGIES

EDU4DTC

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject provides students with an understanding of the design thinking techniques and design processes, and how these can be applied to the development of solutions to design problems in Technologies education. Students will apply this knowledge of design thinking and the design cycle to reflect on their own professional practice.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesStudents will participate in workshops and seminars which will include material focused on:  Design considerations in Technologies and Social, economic, ethical and cultural issues in design and technologies

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admitted into Bachelor of Technology Education (EBTE, EBTEB)

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse and evaluate social, economic, ethical and cultural issues pertinent to design in technologies.
02. Critique design considerations (e.g. aesthetics, functionality, safety, cost, ergonomics, usability and manufacturability).
03. Communicate design concepts using visual representations and/or prototypes.
04. Create and evaluate design solutions for technology-based problems.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
All classes will be held on the Bundoora Campus

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Design project portfolio - 2250 words critical task

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Multimedia presentation documenting - 2250 words critical task

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo50 SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 31 - 43
Four 7.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
All classes will be held at the Bundoora Campus

Unscheduled Online ClassWeek: 31 - 43
Three 1.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Design project portfolio - 2250 words critical task

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Multimedia presentation documenting - 2250 words critical task

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo50 SILO3, SILO4