TECHNOLOGY AND DESIGN IN CONTEXT 2: QUESTIONS, ISSUES AND DEBATES

EDU4TD2

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject is designed to develop Education student's understanding of contemporary theory, concepts and issues in Design and Technologies. This subject examines the notion of technology and society and how this can be developed within secondary education. Similarly, the development of design thinking is considered central to design and technology education, accordingly this subject critically examines the concept of design thinking along with a wide range of issues and debates in design and technology education.

SchoolEducation

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

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

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in Bachelor of Technology Education (EBTE; EBTEB), Masters of Teaching (Secondary) or have Subject Coordinator approval

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. Critically analyse and develop the notion of Technology and society that is appropriate for engagement in secondary level Design and technologies education
02. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of threshold concepts, issues and content in Design and Technologies education
03. Critically analyse and examine issues, debates and questions associated with Design and technologies education
04. Critically analyse concepts such as design thinking, critical and creative thinking, systems thinking and computational thinking and an in-depth understanding of how these be taught and developed within Design and technologies education

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 30 - 44
Three 7.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekends during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.
"The Lecture/workshop component of this subject for EBTE and EBTEB students will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Lecture/Workshop Week: 30 - 30
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via blended.
"The Lecture/workshop component of this subject will be delivered to Masters students at the Bundoora campus only."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
Two 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Evaluation of a teaching resource (1750 Word Count Equivalent) Critical taskN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Write an essay, or report: Design and technologies education issues (2750 Word Count Equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO3

Bendigo, 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 30 - 44
Three 7.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekends during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.
"The Lecture/workshop component of this subject for EBTE and EBTEB students will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Lecture/Workshop Week: 30 - 30
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via blended.
"The Lecture/workshop component of this subject will be delivered to Masters students at the Bundoora campus only."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
Two 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Evaluation of a teaching resource (1750 Word Count Equivalent) Critical taskN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Write an essay, or report: Design and technologies education issues (2750 Word Count Equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 30-44, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKaren O'Reilly-Briggs

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 30 - 44
Three 7.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekends during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via blended.
"The Lecture/workshop component of this subject for EBTE and EBTEB students will be delivered at the Bundoora campus only."

Lecture/Workshop Week: 30 - 30
One 8.00 h lecture/workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 30 and delivered via blended.
"The Lecture/workshop component of this subject will be delivered to Masters students at the Bundoora campus only."

Scheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
Two 1.00 h scheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.
"Zoom Sessions"

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 30 - 44
One 2.00 h unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 44 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Evaluation of a teaching resource (1750 Word Count Equivalent) Critical taskN/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4
Write an essay, or report: Design and technologies education issues (2750 Word Count Equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO3