Evaluation of teaching packages for technology education

Gerard Doornekamp, Jan Streumer

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    Abstract

    In August 1993 in the Netherlands, a new system of education has been implemented in the first stage of secondary education, called 'basic education', a common curriculum for the first two or three years of secondary education. Fifteen subjects, among others Technology Education, are taught in 'basic education' to children with different achievement levels.

    The National Institute for Curriculum Development (abbreviated in Dutch: SLO) has developed, besides a new National Technology Education Curriculum, several teaching packages for Technology Education, in cooperation with schools for secondary education.

    Problem solving is one of the major aspects of these teaching packages and is defined as a structured method of solving technical problems, with a step-wise approach by means of questions, followed by a practical execution of the solution of the problem.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationEuropean research on curriculum
    Subtitle of host publicationbook of summaries of the first European Conference on Curriculum, August 31 - September 2, 1994, University of Twente
    EditorsJan van den Akker, Wilmad Kuiper
    Place of PublicationEnschede, The Netherlands
    PublisherUniversity of Twente
    Pages76-78
    Number of pages3
    ISBN (Print)90-365-0696-4
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Oct 1994
    Event1st European Conference on Curriculum 1994 - University of Twente, Enschede, Netherlands
    Duration: 31 Aug 19942 Sep 1994

    Conference

    Conference1st European Conference on Curriculum 1994
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEnschede
    Period31/08/942/09/94

    Keywords

    • METIS-137052

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