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By Michael R. Matthews (auth.), Myint Swe Khine (eds.)

ISBN-10: 940072456X

ISBN-13: 9789400724563

This ebook consolidates modern pondering and learn efforts in instructing and studying concerning the nature of technological know-how in technological know-how schooling. The time period ‘Nature of technological know-how’ (NoS) has seemed within the technology schooling literature for lots of many years. whereas there's nonetheless an argument between technological know-how educators approximately what constitutes NoS, educators are unanimous in acknowledging the significance of this subject in addition to the necessity to make it specific in educating technological know-how. the final consensus is that the character of technology is an tricky and multifaceted subject matter that calls for persevered scholarship. fresh research of study traits in technology schooling exhibits that research of the character of technology remains to be the most known issues in educational publications.

Advances in Nature of technological know-how Research explores instructing and assessing the character of technological know-how as a way of addressing and fixing difficulties in conceptual switch, constructing optimistic attitudes towards technological know-how, selling considering conduct, advancing inquiry abilities and getting ready electorate literate in technology and expertise. The ebook brings jointly well-liked students within the box to proportion their state-of-the-art wisdom concerning the position of the character of technology in technology instructing and studying contexts. The chapters discover theoretical frameworks, new instructions and altering practices from intervention stories, discourse analyses, classroom-based investigations, anthropological observations, and design-based learn.

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