Design and Technology for Children
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|Format: ||Paperback, 264 pages, 3rd edition Edition|
|Published In: ||Australia, 21 March 2011|
This is a comprehensive and innovative account of teaching and research in design and technology education. It gives pre-service and in-service teachers opportunities to reflect upon and further develop their understanding of technology and technological knowledge, and to consider several different approaches in a practical and interactive way. This edition has been significantly updated and written to reflect current research and practice in design and technology education for Australian children and pre-service teachers. New to this edition is a password-protected website offering additional student-generated artefacts, observations and video clips that further illustrate theory and practice in this important curriculum area.
Table of Contents
*1: The nature of technology and technological knowledge *2: Children's experiences of technology: futures thinking and designing for sustainability *3: Technology education curriculum *4: Creativity and Design *5: Popular culture and children's technological childhood *6: Assessing children's technological knowledge and capabilities *7: Cooperative technological learning and biotechnology *8: Culturally-framed technology *9: Teaching approaches: A framework for thinking about technology pedagogy *10 :Project Approach: Engaging in technology holistically
|Publisher: ||Pearson Education Australia|