Develops understanding of the role and value of the Board of Studies Technology and Applied studies education curriculum and the rationale and content of the Technology (Mandatory) and Years 7-10 Technology elective subject syllabi. Emphasis is placed on programming project-based units of work which encourage creativity and innovation and designing fair, reliable and valid assessment tasks. Strategies for the management of facilities, resources, equipment and WH&S issues are developed. Strategies for access and equity in the TAS classroom and reflective practice are also developed.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||analyse the role and value of TAS in the NSW Board of Studies K-12 curriculum and the relationship between D&T, numeracy and literacy||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|2||demonstrate a sound understanding of the rationale and content of the Technology (Mandatory) and Design and Technology 7-10 syllabi||Intellectual rigour|
|3||critically discuss teaching and learning styles appropriate in a technology classroom to foster lifelong and lifewide learning||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
|4||develop project-based programs and units of work for sequential learning that encourage creativity and innovation||Intellectual rigour|
|5||design fair, reliable and valid assessment tasks both for learning and of learning||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|6||understand the complexities of managing facilities, resources, equipment and OH&S issues in the TAS classroom||Intellectual rigour|
|7||develop strategies for access and inclusivity in the TAS classroom and reflective practice.||Lifelong learning||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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