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Ewers, Timothy G. – Journal of Extension, 2010
4-H youth development programs nationwide are responding to the 4-H National Science, Engineering, and Technology (4-H SET) Initiative to involve more youth in Science, Engineering, and Technology activities. The goal is to increase the numbers of youth choosing to pursue SET careers. This article describes a program that is having great success…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Robotics, Science Activities
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Ryder, Linda Sue; Pegg, Jerine; Wood, Nathan – Advances in Engineering Education, 2012
Summer outreach programs provide pre-college participants an introduction to college life and exposure to engineering in an effort to raise the level of interest and bring more students into engineering fields. The Junior Engineering, Mathematics, and Science (JEMS) program is a project-based summer workshop in which teams of high school students…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Outreach Programs, Workshops, High School Students
Campbell, Rob, Comp. – 1992
This document consists of teacher's and student's guides for approximately 10 days of instruction that introduces robotics. The teacher's guide contains the following: an introduction; a daily lesson plan outline; a pretest; answers to the pretest and posttest; a list of student competencies; unit objectives and terms; definitions of terms;…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Electromechanical Technology
Edmison, Glenn A.; And Others – 1987
A study examined the extent to which microcomputers are being used by industrial technology teachers in Idaho public junior and senior high schools. The express purpose of the study was to develop an information base upon which teacher educators and administrators could design pre- and inservice teacher education curricula. The survey…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Educational Needs, Fused Curriculum
Pedras, Melvin J.; And Others – 1988
With technology constantly changing, educators are challenged to integrate technology education into the curriculum. In an effort to integrate a study of technology into the public school curriculum, educators at the University of Idaho identified the following areas as representative of modern technology literacy: computers and computer-aided…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement