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

ISBN-10: 940072456X

ISBN-13: 9789400724563

This e-book consolidates modern considering and examine efforts in educating and studying concerning the nature of technology in technological know-how schooling. The time period ‘Nature of technology’ (NoS) has seemed within the technological know-how schooling literature for plenty of a long time. whereas there's nonetheless an issue between technology 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 technology. the overall consensus is that the character of technology is an elaborate and multifaceted subject matter that calls for endured scholarship. fresh research of study developments in technology schooling shows that research of the character of technological know-how is still the most well-known subject matters in educational publications.

Advances in Nature of technology Research explores educating and assessing the character of technology as a method 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 technological know-how and know-how. The e-book brings jointly in demand students within the box to proportion their state of the art wisdom in regards to the position of the character of technological know-how in technological know-how educating and studying contexts. The chapters discover theoretical frameworks, new instructions and altering practices from intervention reports, discourse analyses, classroom-based investigations, anthropological observations, and design-based examine.

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