This subject explores a range of approaches to Design and Technology education in Years 7-12. It identifies the position of design and technology in the school curriculum and explores design and the design process as concepts and their role in teaching and learning. It assists students constructing Design and Technology technology-specific lessons and program units of study that are challenging, engaging, and supportive of student learning. Students will be introduced to practical student-centred learning in Design and Technology education.
Particular attention will be devoted to the implementation of relevant technology syllabi, authentic pedagogies and assessment for learning in the context of secondary technology education in diverse classes. Issues of literacy, numeracy, safety/risk assessment and resource management strategies in Design and Technology classroom environments are addressed.
School of Education
This subject is available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Education (Technology and Applied Studies); Bachelor of Educational Studies; Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Industry Entry; Bachelor of Teaching (Secondary); Master of Teaching (Secondary) courses or as approved by the Course Director.
This subject is not available to students who have completed subject EMT492 as it shares similar content.
EMT203 or EMT447
EMT492 Shares similar content
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.