13 Technology Product Design 1

13TP1
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Murphy

Students will:
• Develop an increased understanding of technological knowledge and skills in identifying problems within a context
• Develop a brief and manufacture a solution to address the problem, situation, need or opportunity identified
• Produce a visual diary that will clearly illustrate and explain how their understanding and research has informed their practice
• Cover the three main strands of technology – technological practice, technological knowledge and the nature of technology
• Use problem solving skills to work through a series of events to develop a solution, using a range of skills, research tools and processes
• The course has a very high literacy expectation/demand and requires good time management skills
• Need skills in design and evaluation as well as being able to research and document evidence relating to their design
• Drawing and presentation skills of students needs to be of a good standard as well as workshop skills and safety and knowledge

The Unit and Assessment standards listed below are indicative only and may change.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

13TP1 - Supplementary costs: Approx $80


Prerequisites

At least 16 credits in Level 2 Technology Product Design (12TP1)
OR HoD approval



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91622 v3 Construction and Mechanical Technologies 3.22 - Implement complex procedures to make a specified product using a Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machine
3
I
4
*
A.S. 91612 v3 Generic Technology 3.5 - Demonstrate understanding of how technological modelling supports technological development and implementation
3
E
4
Y
4w *
A.S. 91611 v3 Generic Technology 3.4 - Develop a prototype considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
A.S. 91610 v3 Generic Technology 3.3 - Develop a conceptual design considering fitness for purpose in the broadest sense
3
I
6
Y
*
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 20

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.