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EDUP4075 - Science & Technology (Designing/Making)
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 4 credit points
HECS Band seven
Domestic Fee: $2,600
International Fee: $2,940
EFTSL: 0.083333333
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: 144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units
Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Christine Preston

Classes: 1x2-hr seminar-workshop/wk for 10 wks, 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 5 wks

Assessment: 1000wd development and presentation of a design and make/using technology and content strand lesson activity (15%) and 3000wd transformation of mini unit into a multi purpose design and make/using technology and content strand oriented unit of work (60%) and 1000wd design and make team project (25%)

Through an examination of the learning processes Designing & Making and Using Technology, this unit focuses on developing children's interest and skills in understanding and using technology. In particular, it considers design as a creative process, founded on an understanding of the natural and physical world which promotes science conceptual understanding. Teaching of these learning processes is supported by exploring the content strands of Built Environments, Information & Communications and Products and Services content strands. It considers aspects of curriculum planning, classroom management, development/selection of activities and resources relevant to the teaching of technology.
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