• Engineering Research and Design


    Course Description:  Engineering Research and Design is a career technology course at Woodland High School. Successful completion of this course will further increase the student’s technological literacy and problem solving skills, expose the student to more career opportunities in technology and engineering, and provide more opportunities for the student to learn and experiment with engineering design principles. In addition, this course also offers the student the opportunity to integrate science and mathematics principles to the understanding of engineering disciplines and real world technological solutions.


    Course Outline and Content:  


    1. Employability
      1. Employability skills required by industry
      2. Resumes and communication skills
      3. Soft skills needed to be successful
    2. Engineering Careers
      1. Engineering as a profession
      2. STEM in the real world
      3. Pursuing Engineering in Post-Secondary Education
      4. Professional Organisations
    3. Safety
      1. Good shop safety procedures
      2. Practice industry standards for LOTO
      3. Safety Organizations
      4. Safety Rules for 406.
    4. Review of Fundamentals of Engineering Technology, Engineering Concepts, and Engineering Applications
      1. Measurement and QC
      2. Drawings
      3. Design Process
      4. Modeling
      5. Whole Systems Approach to Design Processes
      6. Engineering in Groups
      7. Communication in Engineering
      8. Testing for, collecting, and then analyzing and making decisions about Data
      9. Time Management
    5. Introduction to Engineering Research and Design
      1. Research
      2. Design
      3. Prototype
      4. Production
      5. Communication