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A case study of the inter-relationship between science and technology: England 1984-2004

McCormick, R. and Banks, F. (2006). A case study of the inter-relationship between science and technology: England 1984-2004. In: de Vries, Marc and Motta, Ilja eds. International Handbook of Technology Education. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers, pp. 285–312.

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Abstract

This first volume in the International Technology Education Series offers a unique, worldwide collection of national surveys into the developments of Technology Education in the past two decades. For twenty-two countries from five continents the major changes of this school subject are described by experts that have been involved in these changes for many years themselves. The studies deal with national curricula, teacher education programs, educational research into effects of Technology Education, and practical issue at classroom level. After the 15th International Pupils' Attitude Towards Technology conference which was held in Haarlem in April 2005, a distinguished group of scholars from the area of Technology Education decided that after 20 years it was time to give account of the state of the art in this area. This book should be of interest to students, teachers, researchers and policy-makers who are involved in technology education.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2006 Sense Publishers
ISBN: 90-77874-12-7, 978-90-77874-12-7
Keywords: technical education; technology; study and teaching
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 20599
Depositing User: Users 9543 not found.
Date Deposited: 28 Apr 2010 10:01
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:50
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/20599
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