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Assessment Resource Centre (ARC)

  1. Years 7-8
  2. Technology (Mandatory)
  3. Activities
  4. Designers and their work
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Designers and their work

Grade Work Samples
End of Stage 4 (end of Year 8)
Grade D Indra  
Grade E Huong  

Description of Activity

Students select and research a design specialisation and the work of a specific designer in this specialisation. They present a case study on their selected designer using a PowerPoint presentation of approximately eight slides.


Students will have studied the design processes used by designers and the role of the designer. They have identified a range of design specialisations and understand the contribution designers make to the improvement of everyday life.


A student:
4.1.3 identifies the roles of designers and their contribution to the improvement of the quality of life
4.2.1 generates and communicates creative design ideas and solutions
4.2.2 selects, analyses, presents and applies research and experimentation from a variety of sources

Criteria for assessing learning

Students will be assessed on their ability to:

  • describe the selected design specialisation
  • describe and explain the role a designer in the selected design specialisation
  • present their case study using a PowerPoint presentation of about eight slides
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