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EDP4130 Technology Curriculum and Pedagogy

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education
Version produced : 30 December 2013

Requisites

Pre-requisite: EDP3333 and EDC3100

Other requisites

Students must have successfully completed the entire previous year's professional experience courses in order to enrol in this course.

Students must be available for a prescribed period of time to undertake a placement in a school or other approved site as required in this course.

State law in Queensland (Australia) requires that all adults working/undertaking professional experience/researching with children under the age of 18, in the state of Queensland are required to possess a current suitability card (Blue Card). (See "Other Requirements" for further information.) Also see: http://www.usq.edu.au/education/professional-experience/blue-card.

Synopsis

Students will become familiar with contemporary curriculum and pedagogy for technology education, with an emphasis on current Queensland curriculum supplemented by material from relevant national and international sources that will equip them to apply their knowledge in a variety of contexts. The course will emphasise experiential learning appropriate to technology education by engaging students in individual and collaborative activities that require them to use the technology process to conceptualise, develop, implement and evaluate solutions to relevant design challenges. An attached professional experience will provide students with opportunity to investigate the implementation of technology education in an appropriate setting. The course provides for a 15-day professional experience placement.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2012 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2012 Online