Specialist Studies in Technology 2

Course code EDUC2245
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

This course provides an introduction to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment for teaching the Stage 5 Design and Technology and Industrial Technology Syllabi. It provides students with an opportunity to understand the various discourses that inform teachers' knowledge and pedagogical practice as well as critically engaging with models of pedagogy. Students will also develop practical skills using and teaching timber, metal and plastic materials in the Stage 4 Technology Mandatory Syllabus in NSW, as well as building upon workplace health and safety practices.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Design challenging, engaging, and supportive project-based learning activities and assessment for teaching the Stage 5 Design/Industrial Technology Syllabi.

2. Critically engage with various discourses / demands/ approaches to pedagogy / theories that capture the complexities of the curriculum.

3. Demonstrate the use of timber/metal/plastic skills in creating a product/system/environment and digital folio.

4. Demonstrate the teaching of numeracy skills when measuring, cutting to size and calculating quantities to manufacture timber/metal items.

Content

This course introduces students to:Curriculum

  • Stage 5 Design and Technology Syllabus
  • Stage 5 Industrial Design Syllabus
  • Stage 4 Mandatory Technology skills in Timber, Metal and Plastic
  • Planning Lessons, Programming/Unit of Work/Resources

Pedagogy

  • Contemporary approaches to pedagogy (incl. the NSW Quality Teaching framework).
  • Academic culture, literacy, numeracy and technacy.
  • Design Process and Problem Based Learning
  • Teaching Strategies including: Demonstration, Practical organisation, Engaging students in practical Activity, Group work, Cooperative Learning and Report Writing

Assessment

  • Outcome based Assessment
  • Measuring the quality of Student Learning
  • Bloom"s/Krathwohl, SOLO Taxonomies
  • BOSTES website/ARC Resource Centre

Skills

  • Workplace Safety
  • Timber, Metal, Plastic
  • ICT-Web 2.0 Tools

Requisites

This course replaces EDUC4067. If you have successfully completed EDUC4067 you cannot enrol in this course.

Enrolment in this course is dependent on meeting the teacher education admission milestone of successful completion of - Three HSC band 5s (including one in English) or - 80 units of UoN courses or - BOSTES approved comparable pathways or - Commencement in the program pre 2016

Assumed Knowledge

Students should have completed EDUC1101 and EDUC2145. It is expected that in EDUC1101 they would have enrolled in the Design and Technology tutorial.

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay

Proposal / Plan: Unit Plan

Project: Projects

Contact Hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Online 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks

Tutorials may be conducted on a weekly basis, or grouped in multiple day-long or half-day intensives, possibly on a weekend.

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 14 hour(s) per Term

Workshops may be conducted on a weekly basis, or grouped in multiple day-long or half-day intensives, possibly on a weekend.