Undergraduate 

Design & Technology Education MDTechEd

Technology Craft Workshops T3 EDUC3045

  • Academic Session: 2021-22
  • School: School of Education
  • Credits: 10
  • Level: Level 3 (SCQF level 9)
  • Typically Offered: Runs Throughout Semesters 1 and 2
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course aims to support students to learn the practical workshop skills to enable them to teach key aspects of the technologies curriculum in schools. The course will support students to develop knowledge of a range of common technological materials, and to understand safe working practices and the need to follow statutory legislation in the workshop.

Timetable

One complete day (to be decided upon dependent on university timetable).

Excluded Courses

None

Assessment

The majority of teaching/ learning will take place in workshops with the emphasis on practical, with short ?bench lectures?.

Main Assessment In: April/May

Course Aims

· This course aims to support students to develop practical workshop skills that will enable them to teach key aspects of the technologies curriculum in schools. The course will support students to develop knowledge of a range of common technological materials, and to understand safe working practices and the need to follow statutory legislation in the workshop environment.

The course provides the knowledge and skills to enable students to meet the following aspects of the Standard for Provisional Registration:

 

1 Professional values and personal commitment - specifically: Providing and ensuring a safe and secure environment for all learners within a caring and compassionate ethos and with an understanding of wellbeing. 

2.1.1 Have knowledge and understanding of the nature of the curriculum and its development

2.1.2 Have knowledge and understanding of the relevant area(s) of pre-school, primary or secondary curriculum

3.1.1 Plan coherent, progressive and stimulating teaching programmes which match learners' needs and abilities

3.1.2 Communicate effectively and interact productively with learners, individually and collectively.

3.1.3 Employ a range of teaching strategies and resources to meet the needs and abilities of learners

3.2.1 Create a safe, caring and purposeful learning environment.

 

The course will also develop the following graduate attributes: Subject Specialists, Investigative, Resourceful and Responsible

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

 

■ Design and manufacture a wooden artefact to acceptable standards using an appropriate selection of materials.

■ Demonstrate understanding of the function and purpose of woodworking joints and the correct marking out and manufacture of appropriately selected joints.

■ Demonstrate the correct methods of clamping and gluing frames.

■ Demonstrate the correct setting and adjustment of woodworking hand tools.

■ Demonstrate correct and safe usage of woodworking machines and portable power tools.

■ Practise safe working practices in the use of engineering machinery.

■ Demonstrate the correct setting, adjustment and use of engineering hand tools.

■ Demonstrate correct and accurate marking out methods.

■ Demonstrate the correct use of machine tooling and types of screw threads.

Integrate appropriate skills and knowledge into practical models.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

complete work of class