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A Curricular Analysis of Undergraduate Technology & Engineering Teacher Preparation Programs in the United States

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Len S. Litowitz

Millersville University, US
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Professor and Chairperson in the Department of Applied Engineering, Safety & Technology at Millersville University of Pennsylvania.
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Abstract

Technology & engineering teacher preparation programs across the United States have been in a state of decline for more than four decades. There are currently only 24 undergraduate technology & engineering teacher preparation programs in the United States with an enrollment of 20 students or more. Among those programs there exists much diversity about what constitutes a required sequence of courses or curriculum to complete a bachelor’s degree and earn teacher licensure. Comparing the required curriculum for those 24 programs with undergraduate majors of 20 or more resulted in the design of the following composite curriculum:
How to Cite: Litowitz, L. S. (2014). A Curricular Analysis of Undergraduate Technology & Engineering Teacher Preparation Programs in the United States. Journal of Technology Education, 25(2), 73–84. DOI: http://doi.org/10.21061/jte.v25i2.a.5
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Published on 22 Mar 2014.
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