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Agendas, influences, and capability: perspectives on practice in design and technology education.
A philosophical shift in policy now situates the development of technological capability as the focus of Irish technology education. Internationally, the effectiveness of curricular reform in the discipline has previously ...
Spatial cognition in engineering education: developing a spatial ability framework to support the translation of theory into practice.
(Taylor & Francis Online, 2019)
A substantial degree of empirical evidence has illustrated the correlation between spatial skills and performance in engineering education. This evidence has been foundational in the construction of educational interventions ...
Inducting ITE students in assessment practices through the use of comparative judgement.
(Technology Education Research Group, 2019-06)
A new curricular framework, presented by the Department of Education and Skills (DES), (2015), implements an assessment strategy that has changed from a predominantly summative to a more formative integrated approach. With ...
Implicit theories of intelligence in STEM education: perspectives through the lens of technology education students.
The educational significance of eliciting students’ implicit theories of intelligence is well established with the majority of this work focussing on theories regarding entity and incremental beliefs. However, a second ...
Investigating the use of spatial reasoning strategies in geometric problem solving.
A core aim of contemporary science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is the development of robust problem-solving skills. This can be achieved by fostering both discipline knowledge expertise and ...