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Brand, Judith, Ed. – Exploratorium, 2002
This issue of Exploratorium Magazine focuses on the topic robotics. It explains how to make a vibrating robotic bug and features articles on robots. Contents include: (1) "Where Robot Mice and Robot Men Run Round in Robot Towns" (Ray Bradbury); (2) "Robots at Work" (Jake Widman); (3) "Make a Vibrating Robotic Bug" (Modesto Tamez); (4) "The Robot…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Robotics, Science Activities, Science Instruction
Hartman, Melissa, Ed. – Imagine, 2002
This collection of 5 issues of Imagine cover the time period from November/December 2001 through May/June 2002. Designed for gifted youth, the issues focus on dramatic arts, physics and astronomy, communications, law and politics, and robotics, and contain the following featured articles: (1) The Story of a Play (Gemma Cooper-Novack); (2)…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Careers, College Planning, Day Camp Programs
Prakken Publications, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI. – 1984
This yearbook deals with technician education. Included in a section on new issues, problems, and proposals for technician education are the following papers: "High Technology Challenges the Vocational-Technical Curriculum," by Walter J. Brooking; "Assessment of Technical Competency," by Gordon C. McMahon; "Industry and Education Cooperation…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Programs, Community Colleges, Community Resources
Technical Education: Pathway to the Future, 1991
This newsletter updates the reader on the latest Wisconsin initiatives to build tomorrow's work force through education, training, and cooperative ventures with business and industry. "Executive Cabinet for a Quality Workforce Defines Pathways to the Future" (Dwight York) discusses major reports related to the work of the executive…
Descriptors: Cooperative Programs, Corporate Support, Educational Quality, Employer Employee Relationship
National School Boards Association, Alexandria, VA. Inst. for the Transfer of Technology to Education. – 1987
This special issue is a collection of reports on the applications of technology to schools, written by educators affiliated with the Technology Leadership Network (a group sponsored by the National School Boards Association). In "Meet the Pioneers of More Productive Schools," James A. Mecklenburger, the director of the National School Boards…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Communications, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Networks
Rosenfeld, Stuart A. – Foresight, 1986
The key to the survival of manufacturing industries in the South is the ability to innovate. Most of the responsibility for innovation rests on the technical skills of the labor force--not only the scientists and engineers who design the technologies but also the employees who ultimately will have to work with and understand the new technologies.…
Descriptors: College Programs, Educational Needs, Futures (of Society), Models
Information Technology Quarterly, 1985
This issue of "Information Technology Quarterly" is devoted to the theme of "Artificial Intelligence." It contains two major articles: (1) Artificial Intelligence and Law" (D. Peter O'Neill and George D. Wood); (2) "Artificial Intelligence: A Long and Winding Road" (John J. Simon, Jr.). In addition, it contains two sidebars: (1) "Calculating and…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Processes, Computer Science, Expert Systems
Merchiers, Jacques – Training & Employment: French Dimensions, 1991
Transformations in the French metalworking industries have given rise to numerous studies on employment and job content in metallurgy over the past decade. One study related technical transformations to changes in the skills content of certain categories of workers. Although automation results in the elimination of certain know-how belonging to an…
Descriptors: Adults, Automation, Comparative Analysis, Continuing Education