Research needs for technology education: an international perspective


DOI: 10.1007/s10798-012-9215-7

Cite this article as:
Ritz, J.M. & Martin, G. Int J Technol Des Educ (2013) 23: 767. doi:10.1007/s10798-012-9215-7


These authors report the findings of a study that sought to determine the most relevant research issues needed to be studied by the technology education profession. It used an international panel of experts to develop a list of important research issues for the school subject of technology education and for the preparation of teachers to better teach it to pupils.


Design and technology education Development issues Research issues Research needs Technology and engineering education Technology education 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Old Dominion UniversityNorfolkUSA
  2. 2.Texas State UniversitySan MarcoUSA

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