APPENDIX C
Revised Framework for the Standards for Technology Education

  1. The Nature of Technology

As a result of an education in technological studies, students should develop an understanding of:

1.1 The Scope of Technology

1.2 Basic Concepts of Technology

1.3 The Relationship of Technology and Other Areas

  1. Technological Design

As a result of an education in technological studies, students should be able to:

2.1 Describe and Apply the Attributes of Design

2.2 Use a Design Process

2.3 Select and Use Alternative Strategies to Design

  1. Abilities for a Technological World

As a result of an education in technological studies, students should be able to:

3.1 Make and Develop Technologies

3.2 Use Technological Products and Systems

3.3 Manage Systems

3.4 Assess the Technology

  1. The Designed World

As a result of an education in technological studies, students should develop an understanding of:

4.1 Biotechnologies

4.2 Information Technologies

4.3 Physical Technologies



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Report on Draft 4 of the Standards: October 28, 1999 APPENDIX C Revised Framework for the Standards for Technology Education The Nature of Technology As a result of an education in technological studies, students should develop an understanding of: 1.1 The Scope of Technology 1.2 Basic Concepts of Technology 1.3 The Relationship of Technology and Other Areas Technological Design As a result of an education in technological studies, students should be able to: 2.1 Describe and Apply the Attributes of Design 2.2 Use a Design Process 2.3 Select and Use Alternative Strategies to Design Abilities for a Technological World As a result of an education in technological studies, students should be able to: 3.1 Make and Develop Technologies 3.2 Use Technological Products and Systems 3.3 Manage Systems 3.4 Assess the Technology The Designed World As a result of an education in technological studies, students should develop an understanding of: 4.1 Biotechnologies 4.2 Information Technologies 4.3 Physical Technologies

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Report on Draft 4 of the Standards: October 28, 1999 Technology and Society As a result of an education in technological studies, students should develop an understanding of: 5.1 The Influence of Technology on Society 5.2 The Influence of Technology on the Environment 5.3 The Influence of Society on Technology 5.4 The History of Technology