Australian Curriculum Teaching Resources

ACTDEK029

Investigate the ways in which products, services and environments evolve locally, regionally and globally and how competing factors including social, ethical and sustainability considerations are prioritised in the development of technologies and designed solutions for preferred futures

Elaborations

  • considering factors that influence the selection of appropriate materials, components, tools and equipment, for example Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ sustainable practices, custodianship and connection to Country (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Intercultural Understanding)
  • investigating how ethics, social values, profitability and sustainability considerations impact on design and technologies, for example animal welfare, intellectual property, off-shore manufacturing in Asia (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding)
  • critiquing competing factors that influence the design of services, for example a natural disaster warning system for a community (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • considering the rights and responsibilities of those working in design and technologies occupations, for example consideration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocols (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Ethical Understanding, Intercultural Understanding)
  • investigating traditional and contemporary design and technologies, including from Asia, and predicting how they might change in the future in response to factors such as social change and the need for more sustainable patterns of living (Skills: Literacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability, Intercultural Understanding)
  • identifying needs and new opportunities for design and enterprise, for example promotion and marketing of designed solutions (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Personal and Social Capability)

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