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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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Abstract

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
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 10193
Depositing User: Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:06
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/10193
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