Advanced Educational Technology in Technology Education

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Anthony Gordon, Michael Hacker, Marc de Vries
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 29, 1993 - Computers - 251 pages
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The following forms the proceedings of the NATO-supported Advanced Study Institute held at the University of Salford, located near Manchester, England, during the period 16-28 August, 1992. The need for this Institute was stimulated by the 1 recommendations from the NATO-supported Research Workshop, held in 1990 , which stated that the role of advanced educational technology in the delivery of technology education be explored in considerable detail. The Institute focused on the key elements of: i) the philosophical and educational foundations for the use of advanced educational technologies in the delivery of technology education, ii) advanced educational technology, and iii) the development of integrated implementation plans employing research from both elements. The partiCipants comprised some 60 selected leaders in the field of science and technology education, drawn from the practitioner, doctoral and post-doctoral levels, and included decision-makers in local and national administration and government in the NATO and CEE (Central and Eastern European) countries. The participants were addressed by a number of keynote speakers expert in various fields. The papers presented and the responses on the participants to the issues developed through the poster sessions, are summarised in these procedings. It is hoped that the work encapsulated herein makes for interesting reading, and assists and educates those active in these areas of educational endeavour.
 

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Contents

The Philosophical and Educational Foundation for Technology Education and the Possible Role of Advanced Educational Technologies
1
Integration of Advanced Educational Technology into Technology Education
5
Tradeoffs in Models of Curriculum Integration
27
Innovation and Design in Advanced Technology Education Programmes
43
Constructing Sustainable Reform in Science and Technology Education
67
Outlook for the Next Century and its Implication for and Impacts on Technology Education
85
Control Data Capture and Realworld Interfacing
99
A Teachers View of Educational Technology
113
The Advanced Educational Technology Presentations and Workshops
159
A Meaningful Way to Apply Telecommunications in a Real Context to Solve Problems Facing Society
165
The Use of Data Capture and Control in Biosystem Design
181
Implementation Related Issues
197
Using Computers as Tools for Learning Engineering Concepts
199
Implementation Issues in Technology Education
209
Summary of Group Findings and Recommendations
227
Participants Arranged in Alphabetical Order
245

Problems Faced in Developing Technology Education a Turkish Case
119
ScienceTechnologyEnvironmentSociety Education for All in the Context of Environmental Imperatives
129
An International Orientation
139

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Anthony Gordon is the Director for Information Technology for Saginaw Public Schools, and consults widely on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematic (STEM) in education implementation. He has edited three books on math, science and technology integration.

Michael Hacker - Hacker is co-director of the Center for Technological Literacy at Hofstra University. He has previously held a variety of leadership positions in the teaching profession, including research professor at SUNY, Stony Brook, and department chairman in the Syosset school district. From 1984-1997 Hacker was the New York State Supervisor for Technology Education. He is exceptionally well connected and highly regarded in technology education circles, especially ITEA.