Developing ecological literacy through Design and Technology

Aston, Sally and D'Urban-Jackson, Dorothy (2013) Developing ecological literacy through Design and Technology. In: James, Maria and Renowden, Jane and West-Burnham, John, (eds.) Rethinking the curriculum: embedding moral and spiritual growth in teaching and learning. Brown Dog Books & The Self Publishing Partnership, Bath, pp. 116-130. ISBN 9781903056424

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Abstract

As educators of future primary teachers with a specialism in Design and technology (D&T), we recognise the importance of developing subject knowledge, understanding and practical skills. However we believe that it is also important to develop the emotional aspcets of learning which Bloom (1984) defines as affective domain. In this chapter the focus is on ways in which the affective domain of emerging teachers was developed as they became more ecologically literate in the context of D&T.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education; Curriculum; Quality of life; Pegagogy; Learning; Spiritual and moral development; Affective domain; Ecological literacy
Subjects: 300 Social sciences > 370 Education
300 Social sciences > 371 Schools & their activities; special education
300 Social sciences > 375 Curricula
School/Department: School of Education, Theology and Leadership
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2014 12:01
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2014 12:01
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/660

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