Please note: there may be some adjustments to the teaching arrangements published in the course catalogue for 2020-21. Given current circumstances related to the Covid-19 pandemic it is anticipated that some usual arrangements for teaching on campus will be modified to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and staff on campus; further adjustments may also be necessary, or beneficial, during the course of the academic year as national requirements relating to management of the pandemic are revised.

Technology Craft Workshop T1 EDUC1054

  • Academic Session: 2020-21
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 20
  • Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No

Short Description

· To meet the practical standards and competences required of a teacher of Technological Education
· Have the knowledge, understanding and practical skills applicable to technological teaching
· Develop skills appropriate and beyond the current schools curriculum in technological education.
· Develop correct and safe working practices in the use of hand tools, portable power tools and fixed machinery.
· Appreciate the practical range, nature and limitations of common technological materials
· Develop skills in the use of wide range of technological materials.
· Interpret drawings and diagrams and produce artefacts in Woodworking and Engineering
· Appreciate the need for statutory legislation within workshop environments.

Knowledge and skills to become more Progressively demanding in years 2 and 3

Timetable

Thursday all day

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

· To meet the practical standards and competences required of a teacher of Technological Education
· Have the knowledge, understanding and practical skills applicable to technological teaching
· Develop skills appropriate and beyond the current schools curriculum in technological education.
· Develop correct and safe working practices in the use of hand tools, portable power tools and fixed machinery.
· Appreciate the practical range, nature and limitations of common technological materials
· Develop skills in the use of wide range of technological materials.
· Interpret drawings and diagrams and produce artefacts in Woodworking and Engineering
· Appreciate the need for statutory legislation within workshop environments.

Knowledge and skills to become more Progressively demanding in years 2 and 3

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

Woodworking
· Function and purpose of woodworking joints
· Correct setting and adjustment of woodworking hand tools
· Correct marking out and manufacture of woodworking joints
· Understand the problems of twist, square and wind
· Correct method of clamping and gluing frames.
· Integrate joints and associated problems (above) into practical models
· Manufacture drawers using traditional and modern construction
· Preparation of cutting lists
· Drawing workshop rods for the production of woodworking projects.
· Identification and function of woodworking machines and their component parts
· Correct and safe use of woodworking machines
· Identification and function of woodworking portable power tools and their component parts
· Correct and safe use of woodworking portable power tools
· address the following benchmarks for ITE: 1.1.1; 1.1.2; 1.1.4; 2.4.1
· develop the following core skills: Numeracy; Problem Solving




Plastics
o Vacuum moulding
o Types of plastic and uses

Engineering
· Correct setting, adjustment and use of engineering hand tools.
· Correct and accurate marking out methods.
· Safe working practices in the use of machinery including guards, electrical and personal hygiene
· Correct use of machine tools:
* Facing, Parallel and taper turning Knurling, centre drilling, tapping and parting off.
· Correct use and types of screw threads
· Integrate skills and associated problems into practical models

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Complete the work of the class