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EDCR232 Science and Technology

Introduction to science and technology education curricula, focusing on learning for Years 1-8.

Paper title Science and Technology
Paper code EDCR232
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) Second Semester, Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $813.45
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
(EDPR 131 or EDPR 151) and (EICT 198 or EICT 199) and (ELIT 198 or ELIT 199) and (EMAT 198 or EMAT 199)
Restriction
EDUP 203, EDUP 206, EDUP 207, EDUP 208
Limited to
BEd, BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
TESOL, Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) and Primary Education students only.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding of the theoretical foundations, structure and language that underpin the Science and Technology learning areas of The New Zealand Curriculum (2007)
  2. Create and justify planning for teaching in Science and Technology which is inclusive of all learners
  3. Include links to Te Ao Māori and use of ICTs to enrich learning experiences
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Angela Miller (Technology - Dunedin)
Other staff: Dr Helen Trevethan (Science - Dunedin)
Dr Brenda Shanks (Science - Southland); Adair Polson-Genge (Technology - Southland)
Contact
Angela Miller, angela.miller@otago.ac.nz
Paper Structure
For each learning area:
  • Overview and linkages
  • Curriculum structure and language
  • Teaching and learning approaches
  • Planning and assessment
  • Community links
  • Te Reo me ōna Tikanga Māori
  • ICT/E-learning
  • Technological design processes (Technology)
Textbooks
Recommended Reading:

Technology
  • Burns, J. (1997). 'Technology - the Intervening World' in Burns, J.(Ed.), Technology in the New Zealand Curriculum Perspectives in Practice, 15-30, Palmerston North. The Dunmore Press.
  • Coburn, D. (2003). Technology alive [Card set]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Dunedin College of Education.
  • Compton V.J & France B.J. (2007). Towards a New Technological Literacy: Curriculum Development with a Difference. In Curriculum Matters 3: 2007, 158-175
  • Hill, S. (Ed.). (1998). Safety and technology education: A guidance manual for schools. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
  • McCarthy, I. (Ed). (1997). Maori technology: A resource for teachers produced by Nelson Provincial Museum School Service. Nelson Provincial Museum.
  • Ministry of Education. (2007). Technology curriculum support document. Retrieved Jan 21, 2013 from http://technology.tki.org.nz/
Science
  • Bull, A., Joyce, C., & Hipkins, R. (2014). Constructing your primary schools' science curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
  • Bull, A., Joyce, C., Spiller, L., & Hipkins, R. (2010). Kick-Starting the Nature of Science. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
  • Skamp. K. (2012) Teaching primary science constructively (4th ed.). South Melbourne, Vic: Cengage Learning Australia.
Essential Websites:

TechnologyScience

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 09:00-09:50 28-34, 36-41
Tuesday 09:00-10:50 40
Tuesday 11:00-12:50 40
Wednesday 09:00-14:50 40

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Tuesday 11:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
T2 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 28-34, 36-41
T3 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 28-34, 36-41

Second Semester

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Introduction to science and technology education curricula, focusing on learning for Years 1-8.

Paper title Science and Technology
Paper code EDCR232
Subject Education
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period(s) First Semester, First Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
(EDPR 131 or EDPR 151) and (EICT 198 or EICT 199) and (ELIT 198 or ELIT 199) and (EMAT 198 or EMAT 199)
Restriction
EDUP 203, EDUP 206, EDUP 207, EDUP 208
Limited to
BEd, BEdSt, BTchg
Notes
TESOL, Te Pōkai Mātauranga o te Ao Rua (Primary Bicultural Education) and Primary Education students only.
Contact
Angela Miller, angela.miller@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Paper Co-ordinator: Angela Miller (Technology - Dunedin)
Other staff: Dr Helen Trevethan (Science - Dunedin)
Dr Brenda Shanks (Science - Southland); Adair Polson-Genge (Technology - Southland)
Paper Structure
For each learning area:
  • Overview and linkages
  • Curriculum structure and language
  • Teaching and learning approaches
  • Planning and assessment
  • Community links
  • Te Reo me Åna Tikanga MÄori
  • ICT/E-learning
  • Technological design processes (Technology)
Textbooks
Recommended Reading:

Technology
  • Burns, J. (1997). 'Technology - the Intervening World' in Burns, J.(Ed.), Technology in the New Zealand Curriculum Perspectives in Practice, 15-30, Palmerston North. The Dunmore Press.
  • Coburn, D. (2003). Technology alive [Card set]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Dunedin College of Education.
  • Compton V.J & France B.J. (2007). Towards a New Technological Literacy: Curriculum Development with a Difference. In Curriculum Matters 3: 2007, 158-175
  • Hill, S. (Ed.). (1998). Safety and technology education: A guidance manual for schools. Wellington, New Zealand: Learning Media.
  • McCarthy, I. (Ed). (1997). Maori technology: A resource for teachers produced by Nelson Provincial Museum School Service. Nelson Provincial Museum.
  • Ministry of Education. (2007). Technology curriculum support document. Retrieved Jan 21, 2013 from http://technology.tki.org.nz/
Science
  • Bull, A., Joyce, C., & Hipkins, R. (2014). Constructing your primary schools' science curriculum. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
  • Bull, A., Joyce, C., Spiller, L., & Hipkins, R. (2010). Kick-Starting the Nature of Science. Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand Council for Educational Research.
  • Skamp. K. (2012) Teaching primary science constructively (4th ed.). South Melbourne, Vic: Cengage Learning Australia.
Essential Websites:

TechnologyScience
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding of the theoretical foundations, structure and language that underpin the Science and Technology learning areas of The New Zealand Curriculum (2007)
  2. Create and justify planning for teaching in Science and Technology which is inclusive of all learners
  3. Include links to Te Ao MÄori and use of ICTs to enrich learning experiences

^ Top of page

Timetable

First Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 11:00-11:50 9-13, 15-19, 22

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Tuesday 09:00-10:50 9-13, 15-19, 22
T2 Tuesday 15:00-16:50 9-13, 15-19, 22
T3 Wednesday 13:00-14:50 9-13, 15-19, 22
T4 Friday 11:00-12:50 9-13, 15-19, 22

First Semester

Location
Invercargill
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard