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Technology teachers as researchers : philosophical and empirical technology education studies in the Swedish TUFF Research School / edited by Inga-Britt Skogh, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden and Marc J. De Vries, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands and KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden.
1st ed. 2013.
Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, 
1 online resource (305 p.)
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De Vries, Marc J.
International technology education studies ; volume 12.
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International technology education studies ; volume 12
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This book presents the scientific output of the TUFF research school in Sweden. In this school, a group of active teachers worked together on a series of educational research studies. All of those studies were related to the teaching about technology and engineering. The research program consisted of studies at various angles of view: a philosophical view, a national view, and a classroom practice view. The book is a showcase of how a well-conducted research program for teachers can lead to good contributions to technology education research. A selection of topics: the nature of technological knowledge, mental images of engineers and engineering, the process of choosing for a study in technology, teachers’ beliefs about technology education and assessment. These topics are directly related to major issues in the international technology education research agenda. The studies presented here were the basis of the authors’ Ph.D. theses. The teachers’ chapters are preceded by a description of ideas behind the TUFF research school and the way it was realized.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed April 10, 2014).
section I. Philosophy of technology
section II. Technology education research
section III. Engineering education
section IV. Teachers' perspective.
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