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This unit is for Technologies teachers in secondary schools, and introduces strategies to teach design and technologies in a way that fosters creativity and takes advantage of cross-curricular potential. The design process and pedagogical approaches are explored across the four Technologies Contexts. Design Thinking, Computer Aided Manufacture, and Tinker-Maker-Hacker approaches are brought together to enhance learning of Technologies in a holistic manner.

Summary 2020

Unit name Teaching Design and Technologies
Unit code ESH730
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
Discipline Education
Teaching staff

Dr Chris Zehntner

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Teaching Pattern

1 x 30 min Lecture, weekly.

1 x 60 min Tutorial, weekly.

4 x half day workshops.


Assessment task 1: Portfolio of practice 2000 words (50%); Design challenge 2000 words (50%)

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