Document Type

Article

Journal/Book Title/Conference

The Technology Teacher

Volume

68

Issue

7

Publisher

International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

Publication Date

2009

First Page

5

Last Page

9

Abstract

The article discusses issues related to the use of engineering case studies in technology education in K-12 classrooms. Experts from K-12 education, universities, industry and U.S. government officials came to an agreement on the need to implement engineering in K-12 schools. In relation to the proposed use of engineering case studies in technology education, several definitions of the term "design case studies." The presentation of cases using multimedia formats is also cited as a powerful format of engineering design cases.