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Lindley, Julian; Adams, Richard; Wynn, Les – Design and Technology Education, 2018
Product Design in the modern world is a complex multifaceted discipline comprising of many skills and applications. It also operates in broader cross-disciplinary contexts within direct teams, while also contributing to the strategic business processes of commercial enterprises, government/councils and not for profit organizations. It is no longer…
Descriptors: Design, Manufacturing, Theory Practice Relationship, Program Administration
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Carter, Luke – Primary Science, 2015
3D printers are a way of producing a 3D model of an item from a digital file. The model builds up in successive layers of material placed by the printer controlled by the information in the computer file. In this article the author argues that 3D printers are one of the greatest technological advances of recent times. He discusses practical uses…
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Printing, Technological Advancement, Technology Uses in Education
Sierra, Lina; Martin, Piedad – Online Submission, 2012
The European intTT project "An Integral Teacher Training for Developing Digital and Communicative Competences and Subject Content Learning at Schools" deals with initial teacher training in primary and secondary School. The general objective of the project is to train future school teachers in order to improve the development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Education
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Brackenbury, L. E. M.; Plana, L. A.; Pepper, J. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2010
The system-on-chip module described here builds on a grounding in digital hardware and system architecture. It is thus appropriate for third-year undergraduate computer science and computer engineering students, for post-graduate students, and as a training opportunity for post-graduate research students. The course incorporates significant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer System Design, Teamwork, Learning Modules
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Chan, Liz M. Y.; Jones, Ann C.; Scanlon, Eileen; Joiner, Richard – Computers and Education, 2006
This paper concerns the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in music classrooms, with the focus on the secondary school music curriculum in the United Kingdom. In particular, it reports on a study of learners in a UK school using software designed to support practical music skills. The paper begins by briefly raising and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Music Education, Information Technology
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Woollard, John – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2005
The teaching of computing, like all subjects, requires a range of strategies to take the curriculum content (skills, knowledge, understanding and attitudes) and put it in a form that is more easily learned by students. Metaphor has a particular role in the world of computing: embedded in the design of computer hardware and software; part of the…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Figurative Language, Computer Software, Computer Interfaces
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Acheampong, Rufina; Woolfe, Jenny; Levy, Louis – Journal of Biological Education, 2003
The Nutrition Division of the Food Standards Agency (FSA) held a seminar in November 2001 to discuss results from research projects related to encouraging good diets and identifying needs to ensure an integrated approach within schools. The principle aim of the seminar was to discuss the results from school-based interventions designed to increase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Seminars, Nutrition
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Neilson, David P.; And Others – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1989
Describes results of a questionnaire-based survey directed at users, researchers, teachers, and support agencies to determine the use of computer-based aids among disabled people in the United Kingdom. Personal computers and peripheral devices are discussed, and research projects are identified. (LRW)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Peripherals, Disabilities, Financial Support
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Stone, Robert J. – Information Services and Use, 1991
Traces the history of virtual reality (VR), or cyberspace, and describes some of the research and development efforts currently being carried out in the United Kingdom, Europe, and the United States. Applications of VR in interactive computer-aided design (CAD), the military, leisure activities, spaceflight, teleconferencing, and medicine are…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Design, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Peripherals, Computer Simulation