Reading 1

The developing field of technology education: a review to look forward

Alister Jones, Cathy Butting, Marc J.de Vries

This reading focuses on the development of technology education over the last 20-25 years. It indicates how far the field has come and where it might go in the future.

The reading explains that the Philosophy of technology is developed into four main categories of interest. These are:

-technology as artefacts

-technoogy as Knowledge

-technology as activities

-technology as an aspect of humanity

all of these categories are relevent to technology education. the four categories are ought to be taught separately.

in the reading it explains many different ways of incorporating technology into the classroom. it states that class discussions are important for the teacher as well as the students. by discussing technology among the class they are helping each other clarify and develop ideas.

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