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Unit description

Assists students to program units of work and plan assessment strategies for Technologies subjects. Students will review the relevant State or Territory curriculum authority assessment requirements for the Year 12 completion certificates and develop pedagogical approaches and strategies relevant to technology education. Assists students to manage the production of Major Projects. Students are introduced to the principles and practice of writing student reports and evaluating their teaching practice.  

Unit content

Module 1: Understanding your curriculum

Module 2: Knowing your students

Module 3: Planning for a successful classroom

Module 4: Growing your learners

Module 5: Assessment

Module 6: Supporting senior project and exams

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1develop innovative teaching programs and units of work and innovative pedagogical approaches for sequential learning in Technologies subjects including differentiation to meet the diverse needs and interests of students
2critically analyse the principles and practices of keeping accurate and reliable records and writing reports for students, parents and care givers
3demonstrate extensive knowledge of assessment practices including rubrics, marking guidelines, marking criteria and the use of performance band descriptors for Technologies courses and for the evaluation of teaching to inform future planning and practice
4critically analyse suitable management practices including budgeting and selecting, storing, maintaining and replacing materials and equipment within a Technologies department

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. develop innovative teaching programs and units of work and innovative pedagogical approaches for sequential learning in Technologies subjects including differentiation to meet the diverse needs and interests of students
  2. critically analyse the principles and practices of keeping accurate and reliable records and writing reports for students, parents and care givers
  3. demonstrate extensive knowledge of assessment practices including rubrics, marking guidelines, marking criteria and the use of performance band descriptors for Technologies courses and for the evaluation of teaching to inform future planning and practice
  4. critically analyse suitable management practices including budgeting and selecting, storing, maintaining and replacing materials and equipment within a Technologies department

Prescribed texts

  • Prescribed text information is not currently available.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Proposal40%
Unit of work and assessment task60%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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