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Unit of Study EDU10631 - Technology Pedagogy and Curriculum I (2018)

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  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 analyse the role and value of TAS in the NSW Board of Studies K–12 curriculum and the relationship between TAS subjects and literacy and numeracy, with reference to research
2 demonstrate a sound understanding of the rationale and content of the Technology (Mandatory) Design and Technology 7–10 and TAS 7-10 elective subjects syllabi including opportunities to support literacy and numeracy
3 critically discuss pedagogical approaches to teaching TAS 7-10 subjects including the use of appropriate resources appropriate to TAS (including those to support literacy and numeracy) and the integration of ICT
4 develop strategies for access and inclusivity in the classroom including those required to meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, NESB students, students with special needs and the literacy and numeracy needs of students
5 develop project-based programs, units of work and lesson plans for sequential learning that encourage creativity and innovation and include literacy and numeracy learning
6 design fair, reliable and valid assessment tasks both for learning and of learning
7 understand the complexities of managing facilities, resources, equipment and WH&S issues in the TAS classroom

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse the role and value of TAS in the NSW Board of Studies K–12 curriculum and the relationship between TAS subjects and literacy and numeracy, with reference to research
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  2. demonstrate a sound understanding of the rationale and content of the Technology (Mandatory) Design and Technology 7–10 and TAS 7-10 elective subjects syllabi including opportunities to support literacy and numeracy
    • GA1:
  3. critically discuss pedagogical approaches to teaching TAS 7-10 subjects including the use of appropriate resources appropriate to TAS (including those to support literacy and numeracy) and the integration of ICT
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
    • GA7:
  4. develop strategies for access and inclusivity in the classroom including those required to meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, NESB students, students with special needs and the literacy and numeracy needs of students
    • GA1:
  5. develop project-based programs, units of work and lesson plans for sequential learning that encourage creativity and innovation and include literacy and numeracy learning
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  6. design fair, reliable and valid assessment tasks both for learning and of learning
    • GA1:
  7. understand the complexities of managing facilities, resources, equipment and WH&S issues in the TAS classroom
    • GA5:
    • GA7:

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