Design Technology Fundamentals

Students will explore electronics, robotics, drafting and system control in this hands-on practical class. Exploring the latest in technical innovations around the globe, students will use a range of engineering practices and theories to examine a variety of mechanisms and processes. The Design process will also be explored- as students are supported to design prototypes, test and explore issues, and refine and iterate for ongoing improvement.  Brainboost students who have thought it, now have the opportunity to build it! This course offers the opportunity to gain credit towards an Applied Skills 10 course.

Your Educator – Paul Felts

Paul ‘Wally’ Felts received a BA (Hons) Degree in Animation because he likes cartoons, films, jokes and storytelling. He has since accumulated fifteen years teaching experience and was the Assistant Head teacher of an outstanding South London primary school. He has been a lead practitioner for the British Film Institutes Media Literacy program, awarded Senior Associate status at the Teaching learning Academy, nominated for a National Teaching Award and is a Specialist Schools and Academies Trust scholar. Since relocating to Vancouver six years ago he has worked as a teacher and principal in a school for gifted and talented students. ‘Wally’ enjoys Kayaking and ‘fall-off’ paddle boarding (FOP) at Jericho Beach. 

How much does it cost?

$2000.00

(mid-term enrollment offered at a pro-rated price)

When is it?

Wednesdays 10:00 am-12:00 pm

What are the dates?

September 7th – June 14th

(This class is offered with anytime entry throughout the year)

What ages is it appropriate for?

15-18

What credits can be earned?

Toward Applied Skills 10

 

Contact us to sign up

To be eligible for credit for this class, students must be enrolled in an accredited distance learning program.
For full details on our cancellation policy, please visit our Payment & Cancellation Policy page.