Available in 2018
Course code

EDUC6555

Units

10 units

Level

6000 level

Course handbook

Description

This course provides an introduction to curriculum, pedagogy and assessment for teaching the Stage 6 Design and Technology and Industrial Technology Syllabi. It provides students with an opportunity to understand the various discourses on current issues that inform teachers' knowledge and pedagogical practice as well as critically engaging with models of pedagogy. Students will experience authentic opportunities to work with stage 6 students.


Availability2018 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2018

Learning outcomes

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

1. Design challenging, engaging, and supportive project-based learning units for teaching the Stage 6 Technology curriculum of their first and second teaching areas.

2. Synthesise and generate appropriate pedagogies, resources, and assessment practices for teaching Stage 6 Technology.

3. Interpret, analyse and discuss the assessment requirements of the NSW Higher School Certificate.

4. Interpret, analyse and discuss issues involved in managing and supervising senior technology projects.


Content

This course introduces students to:

Curriculum

  • Stage 6 Design and Technology and Industrial Syllabus-
  • Authentic mentoring of stage 6 students
  • Planning Lessons, Programming/Unit of Work/Resources

Pedagogy

  • Contemporary approaches to pedagogy (incl. the NSW Quality Teaching framework).
  • Academic culture, literacy, numeracy and technacy issues.
  • Problem Based Learning, Design, Communication, Research, Innovation, Emerging Technologies, Sustainability, Evaluation
  • Major Project and Folio Management
  • Professional Affiliates: TEA, IIATE, NSW Institute of Teachers, TEA. DECA, HEA, HHEA.
  • Teaching Strategies including: Autonomous Learning Model, Case Study, Industry Studies, Oral Presentations, Research, Discourse and Mentoring.

Assessment

  • Scope and Sequence
  • Whole School Assessment
  • Using SMART Data
  • Using formative and summative data
  • Stage 6 Subject Assessment Requirements
  • HSC assessment and examination
  • Oral and Written reports

Skills

  • Graphics and Electronics/Robotics
  • ICT-Tools

Assumed knowledge

EDUC6245 and EDUC6345


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Written Task

Presentation: Presentation

Written Assignment: Assessment Task Design


Contact hours

Callaghan

Lecture

Online 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 16 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Workshop

Face to Face On Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

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