ERIC Number: ED351514
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Industrial Technology. It's an Exciting World!
Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.
This booklet provides information on industrial technology education (ITE) in Missouri. It describes the challenges to society of changing technology and Missouri's response. It addresses ITE's mission to develop the following in each student: (1) ability to understand, evaluate, and apply industrial and technological systems; (2) values and attitudes related to appropriate use and assessment of tools, machines, materials, processes, and products; and (3) ability to use and assess technology to achieve constructive work skills and enhance occupational opportunity. It lists the goals of ITE. The scope and sequence for ITE are discussed in terms of the program's design that follows the natural pattern of student development by guiding students through a series of courses that follow the stages of Awareness (K-6), Foundation Building (6-9), Initial and Intermediate Cluster Mastery (9-12), and Analysis and Synthesis (9-12). Sample courses and descriptions of their content are provided. Some opportunities to encourage technological literacy are listed. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Elementary and Secondary Education, Jefferson City.