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Monday, November 10, 2008

what i learned today about technological literacy

why not test for technological literacy?

technology has always been seen as a part of science.

second, technological literacy is quite difficult to measure using standardized multiple choice tests.

there are three dimensions to tech literacy, says NAS, first, there is some amount of basic knowledge about technology, second, some skills such as computer skills, fixing appliances in the home, and have ability to troubleshoot questions relying on aspects of a designed process, third, critical thinking about technological issues.


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