EMT446 Curriculum Method: Technologies (8)


This subject builds on earlier technology curriculum and pedagogy subjects. The focus in this subject is on the Years 7-12 TAS classroom and a broad range of Technologies subjects; agricultural, food, graphics, industrial, information and textiles technologies. It aims to assist pre-service teachers to construct scope and sequence plans, units of work, assessment plans and tasks that are challenging, engaging, and supportive of student learning. Particular attention will be devoted to the implementation of relevant syllabus and related support documents, quality teaching strategies and assessment design practices for a specific context with special needs. Students will study the syllabus associated with their specific area of discipline.

+ Subject Availability Modes and Location

Session 2
OnlineWagga Wagga Campus
On CampusWagga Wagga Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details: EMT446
Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Education

Assumed Knowledge

EMT410 or EMT441

Enrolment restrictions

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) or approved by the Course Director.
Incompatible subject(s)

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to analyse stage 5 and 6 TAS syllabi and support documents;
  • be able to plan a range of approaches to teaching and learning in TAS;
  • be able to implement the Quality Teaching principles, and Assessment for Learning;
  • be able to construct practical activities, units of work, and scope and sequence plans;
  • be able to evaluate and integrate ICT resources for TAS teaching;
  • be able to develop strategies for managing and supporting students completing projects;
  • be able to differentiate teaching and learning experiences; and
  • be able to design standards referenced assessment tasks, plans, and feedback.


The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Syllabus Content and Requirements
  • Learning and teaching in specific Technologies courses
  • Appropriate pedagogical frameworks for technology contexts and activities
  • Planning units of work and scope and sequence plans
  • Implementing ICT in TAS teaching
  • Managing and supporting students
  • Catering for diversity
  • Assessment of and for learning, and standards referenced assessment
  • Feedback, record-keeping and reporting
  • Reflective practice to improve teaching and learning


The information contained in the 2018 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 16 February 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.