Contemporary Research in Technology Education

Contemporary Research in Technology Education
Author: P John Williams,David Barlex
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 205
Release: 2016-11-25
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9789811028199

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This book provides an overview of contemporary postgraduate research in Technology Education, bringing recent research on technology education to the attention of teachers so that they can use the findings to inform their practice, while also informing the education research community about studies being carried out in the field of Technology Education. The book brings together significant international research on Technology Education by focusing on contemporary PhD theses. While the conceptual underpinnings of each research project are explained, the focus is on elaborating the findings in ways that are relevant for practitioners. The book features contributions from doctoral students who completed their research in 2013. Each chapter employs a similar structure, with a focus on what the research means for classroom teachers. The book offers a valuable resource for researchers, teachers and potential researchers, with suggestions for further study. Each chapter also includes references to the digital edition of the respective full thesis, allowing readers to consult the research in detail if necessary.

Pedagogy for Technology Education in Secondary Schools

Pedagogy for Technology Education in Secondary Schools
Author: P. John Williams,David Barlex
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2020-05-21
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9783030415488

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This book explores pedagogy appropriate for the secondary school technology education classroom. It covers the dimensions of pedagogy for technology with scholarly research, including information strongly related to practice. The book discusses the nature of technology courses in secondary schools across various jurisdictions and considers how they might be viewed with regard to different epistemological frameworks. The writing is informed by, but not limited to, research and strongly related to practice with acknowledged experts in the field of technology education contributing chapters supported by evidence from technology education research or other fields. The authors speculate on pedagogical possibilities in their areas of expertise in order to consider pedagogical possibilities and develop a view of where pedagogy for technology education should move and how teachers might respond in the way they develop their practice.

Applications of Research in Technology Education

Applications of Research in Technology Education
Author: P. John Williams,Belinda von Mengersen
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 277
Release: 2022-02-01
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9789811678851

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This book brings together significant international research in technology education through a focus on contemporary Ph.D. theses. It highlights the conceptual underpinnings and methodology of each research project and elaborates on how the findings are relevant for practitioners. This book addresses the common disjunction between research conducted and an awareness of that research by practitioners. It examines the extent to which the research aligns with different justifications for teaching technology in schools in economic, utilitarian, democratic, cultural, and other such contexts.

Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society

Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society
Author: Wang, Victor C. X.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 1217
Release: 2014-05-31
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781466660472

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Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. This trend in ubiquitous technology has also found its way into the learning process at every level of education. The Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society offers an in-depth description of concepts related to different areas, issues, and trends within education and technological integration in modern society. This handbook includes definitions and terms, as well as explanations of concepts and processes regarding the integration of technology into education. Addressing all pertinent issues and concerns in education and technology in our changing society with a wide breadth of discussion, this handbook is an essential collection for educators, academicians, students, researchers, and librarians.

Explorations in Technology Education Research

Explorations in Technology Education Research
Author: P John Williams,David Barlex
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2019-01-28
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9789811330100

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This volume brings together significant international research in technology education by focusing on contemporary postgraduate research, elaborating on the findings with the aim of making the content relevant to researchers, teachers and other potential researchers in the field. The book shares with readers what the research means for classroom teachers through understanding different motivations for teaching technology in schools and observing the model of learning supported by the research. Each chapter in the book includes references to the digital edition of the respective full thesis, allowing readers to consult the research in detail if necessary. This book continues the work done by 2017’s Contemporary Research in Technology Education by the same editors.

Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology Into Contemporary Language Learning and Teaching

Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology Into Contemporary Language Learning and Teaching
Author: Zou, Bin,Thomas, Michael
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 626
Release: 2018-02-23
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781522551416

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Technology has become an integral part of our everyday lives. As today’s teachers prepare to instruct a new generation of students, the question is no longer whether technology should be integrated into the classroom, but “how?” The Handbook of Research on Integrating Technology Into Contemporary Language Learning and Teaching is a critical scholarly publication that examines the relationship between language education and technology and the ability to improve language education through technological advances. Featuring coverage on a wide range of topics, such as computer-assisted language learning, flipped instruction, and teacher education, this publication is geared toward researchers, practitioners, and education professionals seeking relevant research on the improvement of language education through the use of technology.

Teaching and Learning about Technological Systems

Teaching and Learning about Technological Systems
Author: Jonas Hallström,P. John Williams
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2022-01-31
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9789811677199

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This book discusses the teaching and learning about technological systems in technology education and adjacent curriculum areas. It describes, analyzes and synthesizes contemporary research on technological systems in technology education. By delving into the philosophy, sociology and history of technology, technology education and the learning and teaching of technological systems, it summarizes prior research and analyzes new research. This book thereby serves as a resource and reference work for professionals in this area of research and education.

Technology in Mathematics Education Contemporary Issues

Technology in Mathematics Education  Contemporary Issues
Author: Dragana Martinovic,Douglas McDougall,Zerkeriya Karadag
Publsiher: Informing Science
Total Pages: 263
Release: 2012
Genre: Mathematics
ISBN: 9781932886610

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