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Michael, Kurt Y.; Alsup, Philip R. – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2016
Research focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among conservative Protestant Christian school students is scarce. Crenshaw's intersectionality theory is examined as it pertains to religion as a group identifier. The STEM Semantic Survey was completed by 157 middle school students attending six different private…
Descriptors: Christianity, Protestants, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Michael, Kurt Y. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2013
The "Titanic" caught the attention and imagination of the public when, in 1985, the sunken ship was discovered 370 miles off the coast of Newfoundland (PBS, 2012). Since that time, scientists have conducted numerous expeditions using high-resolution SONAR working in tandem with remote-operated vehicles (ROV) to collect information used…
Descriptors: Navigation, Cartography, Computer Simulation, Knowledge Representation
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Michael, Kurt Y. – Technology Teacher, 2001
Explains how technology education can be a vehicle for addressing social concerns via service learning. Describes the Tiny Tiger Toy project initiated by technology majors at Clemson University. (JOW)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Service Learning, Tables (Data), Technology Education
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Michael, Kurt Y. – Journal of Technology Education, 2001
A hands-on group of seventh graders in technology education (n=29) used Legos and another group (n=29) used Gryphon Bricks simulation software for problem solving. Analysis of teacher ratings of solutions revealed no differences in creativity, originality, or usefulness of the products. (Contains 34 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Creativity, Design, Experiential Learning