ERIC Number: EJ376812
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Technical Illiteracy: Treat the Cause, Not the Symptom.
Jones, Allan C.
Engineering Education, v78 n8 p741-43 May 1988
This article emphasizes the importance of K-12 education in a technically literal society. Cites several major studies in a discussion of the reasons for the apparent unpreparedness of K-12 teachers to teach mathematics and science. Makes recommendations as to how engineering colleges can help to improve K-12 teachers' technical abilities. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Females, Higher Education, Minority Groups, Preservice Teacher Education, Science and Society, Science Education, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Technological Advancement, Technological Literacy
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Information Analyses
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