Integration as an Innovation Course in the Education Concerning All Fields of Technology

  • Kazimierz Uzdzicki
Conference paper

Abstract

Technology as a subject being taught in secondary schools requires a special educational conception since it includes contents of different branches of technology. There are two possibilities of its realization. The first concerns educational contents. Its importance lies in the sequence concerning different fields such as wood, metal and plastic working and the following realization of each field separately.

The other conception, according to the author - a more rational one - consists of the integral approach which combines the teaching of the working and processing of the three above mentioned materials together. Activities such as cutting, drilling, sawing and turning, etc. are the essence of this conception. Hence the students are capable of a quicker transferring and distinguishing similarities and differences of the activities performed on different materials.

The article will comprise the possible and integrated solutions concerning all fields of technology education which is now being called ‘technology’ in Poland.

Keywords

Technology education secondary schools innovation 

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References

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    Primary school programme. Technology Education for IV –VIII Forms ( Program szkoly podstawowej. Technika dla klas IV–VIII) Warszawa, 1992Google Scholar
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    The Research on Integration Education of Some Technical Activities Conducted in the Institute of Technology in Pedagogical University in Zielona Góra under the supervision of the author of this paper in the years 1988–1992Google Scholar
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    Bruner, J. S.: The Educational Process (Proces ksztalcenia). pp. 97–98. Warszawa, 1974Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazimierz Uzdzicki
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  1. 1.Department of Technology EducationPedagogical UniversityZielona GóraPoland

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