D&T1 Activities






D&T1 Activities





- Tony Bates 













To assist in understanding the concepts and research presented in this module, various activities of increasing demand and complexity are provided.

Level 1 (Quiz Activity)
Level 2  (Completion Activity)
Level 3  (Learning Activity)
Level 4 (Advanced Activity)
Level 5 (Research Activity)
Level 6 (RHD Activity)



Level 1 (Quiz Activity)



 Quiz


You should study in detail the Design and Technology Curriculum module before completing the quiz.


Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 5.00 - 4.25 4.24 -3.75 3.74 - 3.25 3.24 - 2.50  2.49 - 2.25 2.24 - 1.25         1.24 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%

85% of questions answered correctly.

75% of questions answered correctly.
 
65% of questions answered correctly.

50% of questions answered correctly.

45% of questions answered correctly. 

25% of questions answered correctly.

<25% of questions answered correctly. 

To complete your quiz go to the Learning@Griffith course website and the select D&T1 Quiz.

You may only attempt a quiz once and the first six quizzes attempted will be used to determine their contribution to your Log of Learning Activities. 



Level 2 (Completion Activity)



Design and Technology Poster


Create one page (A4 or A3 PDF)  Design and Technology staffroom poster explaining the key aspects of the Design and Technology subject to teachers.  It should:
  1. name the subject;
  2. explain the relationship to the technologies learning area;
  3. detail the main aspects of the subject;
  4. depict design and technology in a classroom; and
  5. make positive encouragement to teachers to engage with the subect.


Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 5.00 - 4.25 4.24 -3.75 3.74 - 3.25 3.24 - 2.50  2.49 - 2.25 2.24 - 1.25         1.24 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%

All five elements evidenced.

Four elements evidenced.
 
Three elements evidenced.

Two elements evidenced. 

One element evidenced. 

A partial element evidenced.

No element evidenced. 


To submit your completion activity, choose one of the Level 2 Completion Activity tasks on Learning@Griffith, and attach your poster PDF when submitting your assignment. 



Level 3 (Learning Activity)



Integration

Describe through examples how the Design and Technology subject can develop the general Capabilities of the Australian Curriculum in students. (700 words or Youtube recording - max 7 minutes);

Your interpretation of the general capabilities; innovation in research, planning and development of examples of these capabilities in the design and technology subject; and articulation and presentation of your ideas, will be assessed against the following criteria: 



 Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 15 - 12.75 12.74 -11.25 11.24 - 9.75 9.74 - 7.50  7.49 - 6.75 6.74 - 3.75       3.74 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%
Interpretive ability in developing general capability examples at an exceptionally high standard.Interpretive  ability in developing general capability examples at a very high standard.Interpretive ability in developing general capability examples at a good standard.Interpretive ability in developing general capability examples at a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing general capability examples at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing general capability examples at unsatisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in developing general capability examples at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of ideas at an exceptionally high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of ideas at a very high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of ideas at a good standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of ideas at a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of ideas at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of ideas at unsatisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of ideas at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Articulation and presentation at exceptionally high quality.Articulation and presentation at  very high quality.Articulation and presentation of a good quality. Articulation and presentation of a standard quality.Articulation and presentation of unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Articulation and presentation of unsatisfactory quality.Articulation and presentation of significantly unsatisfactory quality.

To submit your learning activity, choose one of the Level 3 Learning Activity tasks on Learning@Griffith, place a link to your shared Google Document or Youtube video into the comment section when submitting your assignment. Remember to ensure that you have made your document or video public.




Level 4 (Advanced Activity)



Journal Article

Prepare a short article for publication in the International Design and Technology Education journal on preservice teacher understanding of Design and Technology curriculum (equivalent to 1100 words).

The article should include a summary of current research in Design and Technology education, the experiences of yourself and your peers in teacher education on Design and Technology education (understanding of theory, modeling of practice), you and your peers experiences on practicum or experience in schools of Design and Technology education (understanding of policy, modeling of practice), and the expectations of you and your peers for Design and Technology as beginning teachers. Any images should be copyright free and ideally created by yourself.

The article should include at least six references using the APA6 referencing style. 

Your article will be assessed against the following criteria: 


 Outstanding Very High High Satisfactory Close Fail Fail Abject Fail
 20.00 - 17.00 16.99 -15.00 14.99 - 13.00 12.99 - 10.00  9.99 - 9.00 8.99 - 5.00       4.99 - 0.00
 100% - 85%         84% - 75% 74% - 65% 64% - 50% 49% - 45% 44% - 25% 24% - 0%
Analytical ability in analysing Design and Technology Education research at an exceptionally high standard.Analytical ability in analysing Design and Technology Education research at a very high standard.Analytical ability in analysing Design and Technology Education research at a good standard. Analytical ability in Design and Technology Education research at a satisfactory standard.  Analytical ability in Design and Technology Education research at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Analytical ability in Design and Technology Education research at an unsatisfactory standard.Analytical ability in Design and Technology Education research at an significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Interpretive ability in explaining experiences in D&T education at an exceptionally high standard.Interpretive  ability in explaining experiences in D&T education at a very high standard.Interpretive ability in explaining experiences in D&T education  at a good standard.Interpretive ability in explaining experiences in D&T education  at a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in explaining experiences in D&T education at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in explaining experiences in D&T education  at unsatisfactory standard.Interpretive ability in explaining experiences in D&T education  at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of an article at an exceptionally high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of an article at a very high standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of an article at a good standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of an article at a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of an article at unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of an article at unsatisfactory standard.Intellectual initiative in research, planning and development of an article at a significantly unsatisfactory standard.
Articulation and presentation of an article at exceptionally high quality.Articulation and presentation of an article at  very high quality.Articulation and presentation of an article of a good quality. Articulation and presentation of an article of a standard quality.Articulation and presentation of an article of unsatisfactory quality but close to a satisfactory standard.Articulation and presentation of an article of unsatisfactory quality.Articulation and presentation of an article of significantly unsatisfactory quality.


To submit your Advanced Learning Activity, choose the Level 4 Learning Activity task on Learning@Griffith, then attach and submit your article as a PDF file.




Level 5 (Research Activity)







Level 6 (RHD Activity)





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