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The role of technical understanding in design and technology

Owen-Jackson, Gwyneth and Steeg, Torben (2007). The role of technical understanding in design and technology. In: Barlex, David ed. Design and Technology - The Next Generation : a collection of provocative pieces to stimulate reflection and curriculum innovation. UK: TEP/Nuffield.

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This chapter considers the place of technical knowledge in the teaching and learning of design and technology. It raises questions of what is technical knowledge, when should it be taught and how should it be taught.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-901351-00-9, 978-1-901351-00-2
Keywords: design and technology; technical knowledge
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Item ID: 10193
Depositing User: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 16:50
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