Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Provides an overview of technology education. It is designed to introduce students to the policy, practicalities and research which underpins technology education. The course will also examine the ways in which technology education can be used to support and extend student learning. Attention is given to the integration of theory and practice, and in particular, the application of research findings to computer usage in education.
|Objectives||To provide students with the opportunity to explore ways in which technology is employed in educational settings and gain a basic understanding of the issues which relate to its use.
To provide students with the opportunity to explore the distinctions between the notions of "educational technology", "design based education" and "technology education".
|Content||This course will explore current issues in relation to technology, and relate this to wider educational research and practice. Key content areas will include:
* An introduction to technology education;
* A consideration of the roles of policy in technology education;
* Current issues in technology education;
* Research underpinning of technology education; and
* Depth study of a specific technology- computer technology
|Assumed Knowledge||EDDT 221, EDDT223, EDDT333|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks