By Sibel Erduran,Zoubeida R. Dagher
Prompted through the continued debate between technological know-how educators over ‘nature of science’, and its significance in class and collage curricula, this e-book is a clarion demand a wide re-conceptualizing of nature of technological know-how in technology schooling. The authors draw at the ‘family resemblance’ method popularized by means of Wittgenstein, defining technological know-how as a cognitive-epistemic and social-institutional approach whose heterogeneous features and impacts might be extra completely mirrored in technological know-how schooling. They search at any place attainable to explain their constructing thesis with visible instruments that illustrate how their principles may be essentially utilized in technology education.
The volume’s holistic illustration of technology, including the goals and values, wisdom, practices, innovations, and methodological ideas (as good as science’s social and institutional contexts), mirrors its middle target to synthesize views from the fields of philosophy of technology and technology schooling. The authors think that this extra built-in belief of nature of technology in technology schooling is either cutting edge and important. They speak about intimately the results for curriculum content material, pedagogy, and studying results, installation various real-life examples, and element the hyperlinks among their rules and curriculum coverage extra generally.