ERIC Number: EJ872049
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
What Is Technology Education? A Review of the "Official Curriculum"
Brown, Ryan A.; Brown, Joshua W.
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v83 n2 p49-53 2010
Technology education, not to be confused with educational technology, has an "official curriculum." This article explores this "official curriculum" and answers the following questions; what are the goals of technology education, what should technology education look like in classrooms, and why technology education is important. This article provides a primer on technology education that would be helpful to educational professionals interested in helping students become more technological literate.
Descriptors: Technology Education, Curriculum Evaluation, High Schools, Educational Objectives, Standards, Technological Literacy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
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