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ED3221 - Technologies Secondary Curriculum 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Education (pre 2015)

The construction of pedagogical content knowledge in the junior secondary school is the focus of this subject. Students will become familiar with current curriculum in the Technologies learning area; examine the essential components of Technologies programs appropriate to secondary schooling; identify and understand the skills, attitudes and technology concepts that can be developed in a technology program; and explore a range of issues that impact on teaching and learning in secondary contexts. This subject will also explore discipline-specific curriculum planning, assessment and teaching strategies appropriate to junior secondary schooling.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop an understanding of key concepts in the Technology curriculum;
  • build a repertoire of learning/teaching strategies in Technology;
  • develop skills in planning and assessing learning activities for students;
  • become familiar with Technology learning area requirements and a range of issues that impact on teaching and learning in secondary contexts;
  • demonstrate Australian Professional Standards for Teachers at a developed level.
Prerequisites: ED2488 and minimum of 12 credit points of CP subjects


Townsville, Limited, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Face to face teaching (to be advised)
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 39 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: curriculum unit (50%); critical reflection (10%); centrally-administered final exam (40%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.