ERIC Number: ED296099
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Technology and the Future. The Illinois Plan for Industrial Education.
Illinois State Univ., Normal.
This guide is one in the "Exploration" series of curriculum guides intended to assist junior high and middle school industrial educators in helping their students explore diverse industrial situations and technologies used in industry. The lessons provided deal with exploring technology and the future (futurists, forecasting techniques, technology assessment, and example technologies for the near future) and forecasting the city of the future. The guide includes the rationale behind its development, hints to the teacher, lesson plans, student handout masters, teacher aids, a unit examination, and a list of references. The lesson plans include cross-referenced lists of objectives, lesson content, and learning activities. (MN)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Futures (of Society), Industrial Education, Industry, Junior High Schools, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Long Range Planning, Middle Schools, Prediction, Statewide Planning, Technical Education, Technological Advancement, Technological Literacy, Technology, Urban Areas
Curriculum Publications Clearinghouse, Horrabin Hall 46, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Univ., Normal.
Note: For related documents, see CE 050 288-298.