Courses & Units

Design and Technologies EPR270

Cradle Coast, Launceston

Introduction

In this unit, you will examine the processes and pedagogy of design and applied learning. Information will be presented about the continuum of design and technology, opportunities for learning and problem solving through designing and making, investigating and devising solutions for better futures. The unit exposes you to teaching, learning and planning issues relating to the discipline of design, considering the way in which we can communicate with others through the items we create and the way we learn about ourselves, our interests and unique abilities through the objects we design and make.

Summary

Unit name Design and Technologies
Unit code EPR270
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Coordinator Mrs Jillian Brandsema
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate basic technology skills by creating, manipulating and sharing drawn and digital files.
  • Evaluate designed artefacts and demonstrate knowledge of the historical, cultural and social embeddedness of technologies through object selection and research.
  • Identify a range of pedagogical approaches, and evaluate resources appropriate for design and technology teaching and learning.
  • Consolidate understanding of integration of cross-curriculum components through the development of an integrated learning plan and design challenge.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
070199 $498.00 $498.00 not applicable $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Prerequisites

ESH102 or EDU102

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (10%)|Test or quiz (10%)|Plan (40%)|Portfolio (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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