ERIC Number: ED309058
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Technology: Report of the Project 2061 Phase I Technology Panel.
Johnson, James R.
This is one of five panel reports that have been prepared as part of the first phase of Project 2061, a long-term, multipurpose undertaking of the American Association for the Advancement of Science designed to help reform science, mathematics, and technology education in the United States. Major sections included are: (1) "Introduction" (describing the nature of technology); (2) "Technology and Education" (discussing a framework for technology, course of technology education, integrated programs, aspects of technology education, conceptual learning and experience, and interface of technology and society); and (3) "The Technologies" (covering fields such as materials, energy, manufacturing, agriculture and food, biotechnology and medical technology, the environment, communications, electronics, computer technology, transportation, and space). The members of the panel and consultants are listed. (YP)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Fundamental Concepts, Futures (of Society), Science Activities, Science and Society, Science Course Improvement Projects, Scientific and Technical Information, Secondary School Science, Technological Literacy, Technology
AAAS Books, Dept. 2061, P.O. Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604 (for price, contact AAAS offices; quantity prices available).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.; Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.