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van As, Francois – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Learners today need more than the core subjects offered at school to be successful in the twenty-first-century. By involving technology student teachers in activities that are authentic to technological practice, as teachers, they should be able to provide stimulating and relevant learning for learners ("Turnbull in Int J Technol Des…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Portfolios (Background Materials), Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Karppinen, Seija; Kallunki, Veera; Komulainen, Kauko – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
The paper discusses how a teaching approach, "interdisciplinary design and invention pedagogy," affected primary school student teachers' learning outcomes through the craft design process in pre-service teacher education. This study applies developmental work research (Engeström in J Educ Work 14(1):133-156, 2001; Engeström in…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Handicrafts, Textiles Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Graff, Daniel; Clark, Mark A. – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Universities increasingly incorporate multidisciplinary design projects into their curriculum to better prepare their students for the labor market. In these projects, student team members of various disciplinary backgrounds develop new product or service concepts for organizational partners. This structure enables students to learn not only from…
Descriptors: Design, Interdisciplinary Approach, Student Projects, Teamwork
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Haag, Maren; Marsden, Nicola – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Empathy is seen as essential for user-centered design and thus needs to be taken into consideration in design education. Personas are a design method that is meant to promote empathy with users and are also used to foster an empathic design approach in educational settings. Empathic involvement is considered to be particularly important to…
Descriptors: Empathy, Teaching Methods, Risk, Teamwork
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Aytekin, Behiç Alp; Rizvanoglu, Kerem – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
While technology-based developments have produced a wealth of information and experience, the rate of interaction between the academic institutions and craftsmanship establishments is observed to decrease gradually. The purpose of this study is to enable the transfer of tacit knowledge and experience between these two foundations by creating…
Descriptors: Design, Handicrafts, Sustainability, Ethnography
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Ryu, Minjung; Mentzer, Nathan; Knobloch, Neil – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
In the United States, recent STEM education reform initiatives call for teaching STEM subjects through integration of multiple related subjects. In response to this call, an integrated STEM education methods course was developed for secondary preservice teachers in STEM disciplines. At the conclusion of the course, qualitative data (e.g.,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Role Models
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Gray, Colin M.; McKilligan, Seda; Daly, Shanna R.; Seifert, Colleen M.; Gonzalez, Richard – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Numerous studies have shown the value of introducing cognitive supports to encourage the development of creative ability, and researchers have developed a variety of methods to aid in generating ideas. However, design students often struggle to explore more ideas after their initial ideas are exhausted. In this study, an empirically validated tool…
Descriptors: Creativity, Design, Heuristics, Industrial Arts