Graphic Illustration T1 EDUC1051

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: Yes
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

Students will use a variety of media to produce technical graphics



Requirements of Entry


Excluded Courses





Portfolio based assessment.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

This course aims to address the development of essential knowledge, understanding and skills within the area of Graphics, required by technology teachers, in relation to the secondary technology curriculum. The course also seeks to provide technology students with the knowledge, understanding and skills required to support their design and engineering education.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course students will:
· Develop a comprehensive range of graphics skills, knowledge and understanding
· Be able to produce/interpret graphically based technological communication at an appropriate level.
· Demonstrate foundational graphics skills for design and the communication of production and manufacturing information.
· Be competent to interpret a range of graphical information in the context of illustration, production and manufacturing
. Be able to apply a 3D modelling approach as a context for design
. Be able to generate a model in response to a design brief and render it for presentation
. Be able to work independently in response to a design brief using computer based programmes
. Be able to use the main help features in relation to learning and using computer based programmes

This Module will address the following standards for initial teacher education:

This Module will require the application of transferable skills: TS 2, TS 8, TS 10.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Attendance at a high proportion (at least 80%) of the timetabled sessions, as recorded by the lecturer. There will be penalties for missing certain classes and the students will be informed of these. Students must achieve at least a D3 grade in all assessed elements. Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.