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By Mareike Kobarg,Manfred Prenzel,Tina Seidel

The OECD Programme for foreign pupil review (PISA) assesses the capabilities of 15-year-old scholars worldwide. In 2006, the PISA record fascinated with the technology advantage 15-year-old scholars built. The record doesn't mirror a scientific attention of technological know-how studying environments in colleges and their dating to cognitive and motivational results by way of medical literacy. besides the fact that, in all investigated international locations, colleges are the place adolescents get to grips with technology over a longer interval of time.
for this reason, this booklet goals to supply distinct info on technological know-how instructing and studying in faculties within the OECD nations. information from the PISA 2006 college principals’ and scholars’ questionnaires is used for the outline of technology instructing and studying. First, the context of technological know-how educating in colleges is defined to supply a historical past for the analyses that persist with. Then, the e-book attracts an in depth photograph of alternative elements of technology instructing proper for scholar studying. furthermore, foreign styles of technology educating and studying are investigated. The research specializes in the instructing of medical enquiry. This concentration is selected as the means of medical enquiry versions the way researchers imagine, and it presents scholars with considerable possibilities to strengthen technological know-how literacy. additional investigations contain the consequences of alternative styles of technology educating on pupil literacy. The e-book concludes with implications for coverage and practice.

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