Cradle Coast, Launceston
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.
|Unit name||Design and Technologies|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Mrs Jillian Brandsema|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|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|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- 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|
- 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
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Test or quiz (10%)|Test or quiz (10%)|Plan (40%)|Portfolio (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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