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Content description VCDSTS055

Design and Technologies / Levels 9 and 10 / Technologies and Society
Content description
Explain how designed solutions evolve with consideration of preferred futures and the impact of emerging technologies on design decisions
  1. considering how creativity, innovation and enterprise contribute to how products, services and environments evolve
  2. exploring the ways commercial enterprises respond to the challenges and opportunities of technological change, for example e-commerce, and carbon footprint
  3. explaining the consequences of social, ethical and sustainability decisions for designed solutions, for example, a managed public environment such as a theme park
  4. predicting the impact of emerging technologies for preferred futures
  5. constructing scenarios of how the future may unfold (forecasting) and what impacts there may be for society and particular groups, and back casting from preferred futures
  6. recognising real-world problems and understanding basic needs when considering designed solutions, for example Engineers Without Borders High School Outreach Program allows students to design solutions to problems in a country in Asia
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