Michael K. Daugherty

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One of the goals of technology education is to promote technological literacy of a broad and encompassing nature (Technology for All Americans To achieve this goal, technology education must prepare students to understand, control, and use technology. Students need to learn how to adapt to technological change and how to deal with forces that influence(More)
After a decade of accelerated change in the technology education discipline , curriculum and philosophical changes are evident throughout many of the programs in America. Few individuals in the profession are not aware of the new emphasis being placed on presenting mathematics and science concepts in a technological framework. However, there seems to be(More)
Introduction Increased primary and secondary student enrollment, recent expansion of secondary technology education programs, teacher attrition, and the decreasing number of universities offering technology education degrees have led to a nationwide shortage of technology teachers This study sought to identify effective recruitment techniques and factors(More)
Many exciting technology education programs are being developed and implemented across the United States. Statewide implementation of technology education has occurred in a number of states such as New York, Illinois, Virginia, and Indiana. Additionally, well publicized regional technology education programs have emerged in locations as diverse as Delta,(More)
Background In the quest to improve public schools, an education in basic technological concepts and systems, or " technological literacy, " has been viewed as an important part of a school curriculum (Dugger & Yung, 1995, pp. 7-8). Proponents of technology education have claimed that technological knowledge may be critical to the future needs of all(More)
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