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Unit of Study DSGN1002 Technologies Contexts (2024)

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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:

understand the structure of, management and teaching of the Australian Curriculum: Technologies and localised Technologies courses and how they relate to the work of designers, the processes they follow, and the factors that influence their decisions

discuss the characteristics and properties of a range of materials used in the Australian Curriculum: Technologies and the NSW Technology Mandatory Years 7 & 8 course and how they relate to the work of designers, the processes they follow, and the factors that influence their decisions

demonstrate skills in literacy and numeracy, digital technologies, ICTs and other methods to design, produce graphic representations and use software applications appropriate to developing designed solutions

explain WHS issues and demonstrate knowledge of and thinking skills in the responsible selection and safe use of materials, tools and techniques related to current and emerging digital technologies and design and technologies

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)

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