Technologies education provides rich possibilities for imaginative and engaged learning through activities such as three-dimensional printing, robotics, exploration of the ‘Internet of Things’, and product development. This unit introduces you to strategies to teach Technologies by focussing on stimulating students’ own sense of innovation and entrepreneurship. You will plan to teach the Australian Curriculum: Technologies using an integrated approach, including methods to assess student learning achievement in this subject area. You will have the opportunity to select or blend all four Technologies contexts (engineering principles and systems; food and fibre production; food specialisation; or materials and technologies) with Digital Technologies, as well as learn project management skills, and design and computational thinking to enhance student learning of Technologies in a holistic manner.
|Unit name||Technologies Education: Entrepreneurship and Innovation|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Mrs Sarah Hallowell|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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- Implement inquiry-based pedagogy demonstrating a focus on a growth mindset and cross-curriculum integration.
- Apply knowledge of Technologies contexts to create and plan an entrepreneurial project.
- Create rich and complex learning opportunities and plans to assess students’ learning achievement aligned with the Australian Curriculum: Technologies.
- Evaluate implementation of the Australian Curriculum:Technologies using an integrated approach.
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|Assessment||Test or quiz (10%)|Report (45%)|Design/drawing (45%)|
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