ERIC Number: ED322399
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Resources in Technology 4.
Ritz, John M.; And Others
This document--intended to help technology education teachers plan their classroom curriculum for secondary school and college students--contains units on satellite communication, the nature and properties of engineering materials, careers in technology, new developments in printing, composite materials, ceramics, ceramic materials, and personal rapid transit. The sociocultural impact of each of those topics and its relationship to the common elements of technological systems are covered in each unit. Units also typically include narrative information, line illustrations, photographs, a glossary of technical terms, an audiovisual aid, a construction activity, examples of how math and science can be used to support the students' construction activities and provide the motivation for students to make the connections between technical education and math and science, a student quiz, possible student outcomes, and references. (CML)
Descriptors: Ceramics, Communications Satellites, Engineering Technology, Futures (of Society), Industrial Arts, Learning Motivation, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Printing, Science and Society, Secondary Education, Teacher Influence, Technological Advancement, Technological Literacy, Transportation
International Technology Education Association, 1914 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091-1502 ($6.50 members, $7.50 nonmembers; six-volume set: $35.00 members, $37.50 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Technology Education Association, Reston, VA.
Note: For related volumes, see CE 055 590-595.