Technology Education and Developing Countries

Lewis, Theodore
May 2000
International Journal of Technology & Design Education;May2000, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p163
Academic Journal
This article considers the problem of introducing technology education as a school subject in development countries. Should the subject draw inspiration from everyday circumstances in these countries, or should it leapfrog to the space age? Answers depend upon circumstance. Alternative scenarios for how technology can be introduced in these settings are set forth. They include technology as reconstituted industrial arts, and technology across the curriculum.


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