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Area/Catalogue
EDUC 1018

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
008899

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Education

Course aim

To develop students’ theoretical, conceptual and practical understanding of the Technologies learning area.

Course content

Students will develop understanding of Technologies as it relates to the Australian Curriculum and Early Years Learning Framework. This includes developing experience in planning and programming, including design briefs and design folios, as well as gaining greater understanding of cross curricula opportunities. Students will furthermore develop practical understanding of the learning area which is complemented through a critical analysis of contemporary teaching methods. Students will gain experience with resources for teaching and learning while developing greater awareness of OHSW issues.

Textbook(s)

Fleer, M. 2016, Technologies for Children, 1st edition, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
External (Online activities) 3 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture (Online) 1 hour x 12 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Pamphlet 1100 words 25% N/A
Project 2000 words 45% N/A
Continuous assessment 1400 words 30% N/A
INTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES
Pamphlet 1100 words 25% N/A
Project 2000 words 45% N/A
Continuous assessment 1400 words 30% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAWSON LAKES, ONLINE
Pamphlet 1100 words 25% N/A
Project 2000 words 45% N/A
Continuous assessment 1400 words 30% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Pamphlet 1100 words 25% N/A
Project 2000 words 45% N/A
Continuous assessment 1400 words 30% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Pamphlet 1100 words 25% N/A
Project 2000 words 45% N/A
Continuous assessment 1400 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1A)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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