ERIC Number: ED377358
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Jul-18
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Education: The New Basic on Target for Florida Students.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech. and Adult Education.
This document consists of 48 audiovisual aids and information sheets pertaining to technology education (TE) that were used in a presentation to Florida's External Committee on Curriculum Restructuring in Vocational Education. The following are among the topics covered: recent developments in/regarding TE in Florida; factors influencing TE in Florida; goals/objectives of TE as a new basic in Florida; TE's history, evolution, and paradigm shift; Florida's high-technology triangle and technology strengths; major characteristics of U.S. society; stakeholder/research/professional/consensus groups in TE; educational reports/initiatives/legislation/projects influencing TE; similarities of the goals/content of TE to those proposed by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills; nature/scope of technology, TE, and technological literacy; major differences between industrial arts and TE and science and technology; a universal systems model; problem solving; goals/career paths for TE students at the elementary, middle, and high school levels; TE programs in 1993-1994 and 1994-1995; TE program changes slated for 1995-1998; core outcomes; TE issues and concerns; TE plans; generic technology competencies for TE instruction; TE's level of integration; a TE curriculum framework; joint TE/science laboratories; and suggested facilities for integrated studies in TE and science. (MN)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Audiovisual Aids, Basic Skills, Comparative Analysis, Competence, Competency Based Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Facilities, Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Curriculum, Models, Outcomes of Education, Postsecondary Education, Statewide Planning, Tech Prep, Technological Literacy, Technology Education, Vocational Education
Division of Applied Technology and Adult Education, Bureau of Career Development and Educational Improvement, Florida Education Center, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0400 (order no. TC 104 BK 94).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Div. of Applied Tech. and Adult Education.
Identifiers - Location: Florida