Evaluation Criteria for "Developing, Planning and Communicating ideas" for 'Design and Technology' in the Revised National Curriculum of 1999 in England Evaluation Criteria for "Developing, Planning and Communicating ideas" for 'Design and Technology' in the Revised National Curriculum of 1999 in England

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This study examines the evaluation criteria for "developing, planning and communicating ideas," which is one aspect of the Program of Study (PS) for Design and Technology (DT) in the 1999 revised National Curriculum in England and the relation between the evaluation criteria and arrangement according to pupils' age using the statistical method of Multidimensional Scaling (MDS). There are 24 items regarding developing, planning and communicating ideas. This study used these items as statistical variables for comparison with the assessment criteria for DT of the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance examination board. In conclusion, (1) "developing, planning and communicating ideas" in the program of study in the National Curriculum comprises three types of studying ability: designing, planning, and expressing and explaining; (2) This study shows the curricular sequence of the studying abilities.

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  • International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice

    International Journal of Curriculum Development and Practice 6(1), 1-7, 2004

    Japan Curriculum Research and Development Association

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  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    110007969912
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • ISSN
    1344-4808
  • Data Source
    NII-ELS  J-STAGE 
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