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Investigating the effect of engineering student's spatial ability and expertise on general complex problem solving
(Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus, 2021-04-26)
Spatial ability is attributed to success in STEM disciplines and is outlined as a component of general cognitive ability through the Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) model of human intelligence. Research in spatially orientated ...
Framing the constructive alignment of design within technology subjects in general education.
Design is core element of general technology education internationally. While there is a degree of contention with regards to its treatment, there is general consensus that the inclusion of design in some form is important, ...
An exploration into the criteria used in assessing design activities with adaptive comparative judgment in technology education.
(Taylor & Francis, 2020-08)
The use of design assignments for teaching, learning, and assessment is considered a signature of technology education. However, there are difficulties in the valid and reliable assessment of features of quality within ...
The need to consider the predictive capacity of intelligence and its malleability within design and technology education research.
General intelligence is a fundamental human capacity with significant educational implications. However, it is often not considered in educational research despite substantial evidence illustrating its association with ...
An evaluative review of barriers to critical thinking in educational and real-world settings
A review of the research shows that critical thinking is a more inclusive construct than intelligence, going beyond what general cognitive ability can account for. For instance, critical thinking can more completely ...