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Title: Articulation Agreements With High Schools Implementing Project Lead The Way (PLTW) PDF
Url: http://search.asee.org/search/fetch?url=file%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%2FE%3A...
Creator: Feldhaus, Charles
Reid, Kenneth
Publisher: American Society for Engineering Education
IUPUI (Campus)
Description: Recently, the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) has embarked on an ambitious effort to promote and improve K-12 engineering and engineering technology education. Since 2003, the ASEE has created a new K-12 division dedicated to K-12 engineering education, created a guidebook for high school students called Engineering, Go for It! that was distributed to almost 350,000 secondary students, created an e-newsletter that reaches 10,000 secondary teachers, guidance counselors, and outreach program leaders, and created a survey to understand what secondary teachers think of engineering as an academic and career pathway for their students. Coupled with the information from the aforementioned surveys, the ideas and suggestions from conference attendees and current research in the field of K-12 education, Dougless, Iversen and Kalyandurg (2004) have developed a set of six guidelines for improving K-12 engineering education and outreach: One program that seems related to nearly all of the aforementioned recommendations is Project Lead the Way (PLTW). PLTW is a high school curriculum in which students are introduced to engineering and engineering technology through a series of rigorous academic courses. Curriculum, textbooks, software and labs are standardized throughout the experience regardless of geographic location, and all PLTW teachers undergo extensive training in curriculum, pedagogy and delivery of the program. Project Lead the Way is a hands-on, contextual curriculum that uses an interdisciplinary approach and is based on national, state and local Science, Technology, Engineering and Math standards.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Education -- Special topics, A-Z -- Engineering education
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Higher education -- Public relations -- College publicity. Recruiting
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Secondary education. High school teaching
Education -- Theory and practice of education -- Teaching (Principles and practice) -- Instructional systems -- Instructional systems design
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Date Issued: 2005
Resource Type: Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: American Society for Engineering Education
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-16 15:11:04 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-05-31 14:03:33 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Center
Source: National Center for Manufacturing Education
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