Technological Design in the Twenty-first Century (TDJ4O) Course Outline

Course Name Technological Design in the Twenty-first Century
Course Code TDJ4O
Course Subject Technology
Grade Level Grade 12
Course Type Open
Credit Value 1.0 credit
Prerequisite Courses None

Course Description

This course focuses on the relationship between society and technological development. Students will use appropriate tools, techniques, and strategies to research, design, build, and assess prototypes for products and/or processes that respond to society’s changing needs. Students will describe how social factors, including culture, media, politics, religion, and environmental concerns, influence technological design. Students will also learn about professional practices in the field, and will research postsecondary pathways leading to careers related to technological design.