Technology Education

Course code EDUC6127
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This subject provides an overview of technology education. It is designed to introduce students to the policy, practicalities and research which underpins technology education. The subject 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 art and design education.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. research underpinning technology education and the arts and the ways in which technology is employed in educational settings. To extend their fundamental understandings of issues which relate to its use; and

2. distinctions between the notions of "educational technology", "design based education" and "technology education".

Content

This subject will explore current issues in relation to technology, and relate this to wider educational research and practice.
Key content areas will include:

  • Critical examination of issues related to technology education
  • A consideration of the roles of policy in technology education
  • Current issues in technology education
  • Research underpinning technology education
  • Depth study of a specific technology-computer technology in any given curriculum area.

Assessment Items

Essay: Essay: Technology Enhancing Educational Experiences

Essay: Essay: Technology in Educational settings

Written Assignment: Depth Study Resource

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 9 Weeks