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Design and Technology

Design and Technology

Design and Technology

 

Mr P McGrory (Principal Teacher)

Mr W Black (Technician)

Mr A Delaney

Mr B Kennedy

Mr M Symon (DHT)

 

Click on a link below to access information and resources about specific areas of the curriculum.

Standard Grade Craft and Design.

Standard Grade Graphic Communication

Higher Product Design

Higher Graphic Communication

Practical Craft Skills

 

Homework.

Homework will take a variety of different forms including personal research, consolidation of class notes, sketching exercises, revision using textbooks and past paper examples. Many revision and homework resources are downloadable from the Technical Wiki Site.

 

Please click here to access the Technical Department's Wikispace.

Please click here to access further Design and Technology resources. 

Useful Weblinks for Technical Education

Craft and Design resources    http://www.geoffswoodwork.co.uk/basic_tool_kit.htm

Design information and resources       http://www.ergonomics4schools.com/index.htm

Bitesize Revision Design and Technology     http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/design/

STEM Central @ Learning Teaching Scotland

http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/stemcentral/index.asp

Product Design resources      

http://highlandschools-virtualib.org.uk/secondary_curriculum/te/

Channel 4 Learning - Design    http://www.channel4.com/learning/microsites/R/realdesign/index_flash.html

Street and Park furniture design    http://www.streetandpark.com.au/

Core 77 design magazine     http://www.core77.com/

Advice on glues   http://www.thistothat.com/

View professional design portfolios         http://www.coroflot.com/

Materials and processes resource site     http://www-materials.eng.cam.ac.uk/mpsite/

Car design news      http://www.cardesignnews.com/site/home/

Higher GC - websites

http://www.logotree.com/html/graphic_design_glossary_a.htm - A large graphic design glossary of terms.

http://www.bamagazine.com/ - Provides ideas for graphic design layouts.

http://www.graphic-design.com/DTG/Design/newsletter/index.html - Information for the process of designing a newsletter.

http://www.turbosquid.com/ - A good source of 3D model pictures that  can be downloaded and used in DTP graphics leaflets. 

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/48-568/2DVideosWEB_files/frame.htm - A good source of video tutorials for the 2D basics of AutoCAD.

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/48-568/3DVideosWEB_files/frame.htm - As above, but for 3D AutoCAD.

http://www.cadtutor.net/