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Technology Education from the Academic Rationalist Theoretical Perspective

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Tom Erekson

Bowling Green State University, US
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Dean, College of Technology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.
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The purpose for this article is to explore technology education from the perspective of the academic rationalist. Such an exploration is intended to provide information for technology educators who are grappling with education reform since it appears that the reforms of the 1980s are based on academic rationalism curriculum theory. This exploration includes consideration of the theoretical perspective, rationale, source of content, organizational structure, perceived advantages, and unresolved issues.

How to Cite: Erekson, T. (1992). Technology Education from the Academic Rationalist Theoretical Perspective. Journal of Technology Education, 3(2), 6–14. DOI: http://doi.org/10.21061/jte.v3i2.a.2
Published on 22 Mar 1992.
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