ERIC Number: ED357949
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Education in the 21st Century.
Technological developments make the world an ever changing place with the prospect of even faster change in the future. This document presents a course developed by the Kentucky State Department of Education that allows students to explore a number of technologies and their importance in this technological society. The document is separated into six sections. An introduction describes the purpose of the course, identifies the courses' eight basic goals, provides a course description, discusses the place of technology education in the education system, and enumerates teacher qualifications. The second section provides a description of the classroom organization that discusses curriculum presentation, module selection, classroom discipline, record keeping, grading, the teaching schedule, team teaching, and class management forms. The third section describes support groups that include the department of education, professional organizations, student organizations, and advisory committees. The fourth section provides descriptions of the 24 modules included in the curriculum. The fifth and sixth sections provide lists of materials, supplies, books, computer software, and audiovisual materials needed to complete each of the 24 modules. Vendors and prices are included for each item on the lists. Two appendices provide suggested classroom management forms, a list of supplementary materials, and possible classroom floor plans. (MDH)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Classroom Techniques, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Educational Equipment, Educational Technology, Industrial Education, Instructional Materials, Problem Solving, Science and Society, Secondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Technology Education, Textbooks
Industrial/Technology Education Unit, Kentucky Dept. of Education, Frankfort, KY 40601.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Office of Secondary Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky