Specialist Studies in Technology 1

Course code EDUC2145Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Education

This course explores planning, programming, assessment and pedagogical strategies for teaching the Food and Fashion options of the Product Design strand of the Stage 4 Technology Mandatory Syllabus in NSW. This course will also focus on skill development within the area of Food and Fashion Product Design, appropriate for the teaching of Food and Textiles technologies. It also aims to deepen students understanding of Design, the Design Process, and Stage 5 Design and Technology.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010
ObjectivesAt the completion of this course students will have the capacity to:
1. design challenging, engaging, and supportive project-based learning units for teaching the Food and Fashion Product Design components of the Years 7-8 Technology Mandatory syllabus;
2. Utilise appropriate pedagogies and assessment practices for teaching Food and Fashion Product Design;
3. Understand the relationship between the Technology Mandatory curriculum area, and other technology curriculum areas such as Stage 5 Design and Technology;
4. Demonstrate competent use of Food and Textile Technologies; and
5. Discuss the role of designers in the design process.
ContentThis course will cover:
* Designers, the Design Process, and Design Folios.
* Food and Textile Technologies.
* The Product Design strand of the 7-8 Technology Mandatory Syllabus, its relationship to other Technology syllabi, and place in the Technology Education continuum.
* Stage 5 Design and Technology syllabus.
* Lesson and unit planning for Food and Textile Product Design.
* Pedagogical strategies and assessment practices for teaching Food and Textile Product Design.
Replacing Course(s)EDUC3036 & EDUC3037
TransitionStudents who have completed both EDUC3036 and EDUC3037 prior to the end of 2009 will be deemed to have completed EDUC2145.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeStudents should have completed EDUC2101. It is expected that in EDUC2101 they would have enrolled in the Design and Technology tutorial.
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Case Scenario/PBL exercisesAssignment 1: 1,500 word case study of a food or fashion designer.
ProjectsAssignment 2: Planning and programming designed to teach either Food or Textiles Product Design, using NSW Quality Teaching framework as a pedagogical model.
ProjectsAssignment 3: Stage 5 design folio and the associated product, system or environment created using food or textile materials. (If Food selected as a technology for Assignment 2, Textiles must be used as a technology for Assignment 3, or vice versa).
Contact HoursWorkshop: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 weeks
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for EDUC2145