9780415260732

Teaching Design and Technology in Secondary Schools: A Reader

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415260732

  • ISBN10:

    0415260736

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2002-01-25
  • Publisher: RoutledgeFalmer

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Summary

Design and technology is one of the newest subjects on the school curriculum, and one that continues to develop. The articles within comprise a stimulating and comprehensive overview of the issues and ideas surrounding this area of study.

Table of Contents

List of figures
x
List of tables
xi
List of abbreviations
xii
Sources xiii
Foreword xv
Introduction xvii
SECTION 1 Design and Technology in the curriculum 1(76)
The immensity of technology
3(16)
John B. Gradwell
The nature and purpose of Design and Technology
19(12)
Richard Kimbell
Kay Stables
Richard Green
The coming of technology education in England and Wales
31(17)
Robert McCormick
Links across Design and Technology
48(16)
Marion Rutland
Pupils' attitudes and perceptions towards Design and Technology
64(13)
Dave Hendley
SECTION 2 Issues in teaching and learning Design and Technology 77(116)
Research in learning technological concepts and processes
79(13)
Alister Jones
Capability lost and found?
92(17)
Robert McCormick
The general problem-solving process in technology education. Myth or reality?
109(15)
Star Hennessy
Robert McCormick
The nature and nurture of design ability
124(16)
Nigel Cross
A visual literacy strategy: why not?
140(13)
Alan Howe
The relationship between modelling and designing and making in Design and Technology
153(8)
Jane Murray
Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
Does the need for high levels of performance curtail the development of creativity in Design and Technology project work?
161(16)
Stephanie Atkinson
The relationship between Design and Technology and Science
177(16)
David Barlex
James Pitt
SECTION 3 Assessing learning 193(42)
Progression towards capability
195(27)
Richard Kimbell
Kay Stables
Richard Green
Assessment of Design and Technology
222(13)
Richard Kimbell
SECTION 4 Social and contextual issues 235(50)
Gender and Design and Technology education
237(12)
Jan Harding
Raising the attainment of boys in Design and Technology
249(8)
David Spendlove
Learning in and for community: values in Design and Technology
257(10)
Ruth Conway
Citizenship and Design and Technology
267(8)
Gwyneth Owen-Jackson
`Employability skills': the contribution made by making activities
275(10)
Richard Tufnell
John Cave
John Neale
SECTION 5 Teacher learning 285(34)
International trends in Design and Technology
287(12)
Marc J. De Vries
Research in Design and Technology education
299(20)
Frank Banks
Index 319

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