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ERIC Number: ED592368
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019-Jan
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Status and Challenges of the Technology Education as an Integral Part of General Education in Taiwan
Lee, Lung-Sheng Steven
Online Submission, Paper presented at the International Conference on Technology Education in the Asia Pacific Region (2019 ICTE-Korea) (13th, Cheongju, South Korea, Jan 16-18, 2019)
The technology educators in the world should learn and encourage each other to improve the technological literacy education for all students. In Taiwan, Technology is a newly added domain in the upcoming curriculum guidelines for grades 1-12 that will take effect in August 2019. The new (or the 8th) domain includes two courses: Living Technology (LT) and Information Technology (IT). The purpose of this paper was to describe status and challenges of the technology education as an integral part of general education in Taiwan. The literature review was used to gather all the available sources related to purpose. Consequently, the following results are obtained: (1) the technology education in Taiwan is on the move, (2) the newly added Technology domain brings curriculum revival, and (3) there are two challenges can be seen as opportunities as follows--(a) LT and IT could compete against in the Technology domain; and (b) LT and IT could still have a loose body of knowledge.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Taiwan