Introduction to Materials and Design in Technology
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
A practical workshop-oriented course. Students will be expected to develop skills associated with the manipulation of wood, metals and plastics through workshops and classroom based projects. The materials and projects explored will be appropriate for school-based learning. All students will be required to demonstrate workshop competencies in line with Occupational Health and Safety guidelines.
|Objectives||Students should have:
* Identified technology requirements that offer potential for resolution in wood, metals or plastics in a workshop environment for Technology.
* Demonstrated skills in material manipulation in the competency areas of wood, metals and plastics;
* Produced a series of practical resources appropriate to the teaching of technology;
* Explained how the Design philosophy can be integrated into the industrial workshop environment.
* Demonstrated a knowledge of and adherence to correct workshop safety procedures.
|Content||* Workshop training for wood, plastics and metals in forming skills and knowledge of material qualities;
* Understanding of the history of design products in relation to the technology syllabus;
* Production of practical projects;
* Acquisition of knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Procedures in school contexts;
* Planning, managing and recording the design production process;
* Designing learning experiences.
|Assumed Knowledge||Candidates must already have a degree or recognised equivalent qualification with content suitable for the mandatory requirements for a Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) teacher.|
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning|
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term