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A comparative study between the USA and Scotland with respect to selected issues affecting implementation of elementary school technology education

conference contribution
posted on 05.05.2006, 10:27 by Michael Wright, Carole J. Thomson
Primary technology or Elementary School Technology Education (ESTE) has been implemented with varying degrees of success in many parts of the world. To a large extent, the degree of success may be due to the type of influence or regulation. This manuscript identifies certain key issues or questions related to the development and implementation of ESTE, and contrasts two different systems, Scotland and the United States. These issues, questions and observations were raised as a result of two ESTE professionals (one from Scotland, one from Missouri) working closely together for one year.

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WRIGHT and THOMSON, 1998. A comparative study between the USA and Scotland with respect to selected issues affecting implementation of elementary school technology education. IDATER 1998 Conference, Loughborough: Loughborough University

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© Loughborough University

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1998

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This is a conference paper.

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