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Title Technically speaking : why all Americans need to know more about technology / Committee on Technological Literary, National Academy of Engineering, National Research Council ; Greg Pearson and A. Thomas Young, editors.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2002.

Subject Technology -- Study and teaching -- United States.
Technology -- education.
Alt Name Pearson, Greg.
Young, A. Thomas.
National Academy of Engineering. Committee on Technological Literacy.
National Research Council (U.S.)
Description 1 online resource (xii, 156 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Mandate for technological literacy -- 2. Benefits of technological literacy -- 3. Context for technological literacy -- 4. Foundation for technological literacy -- 5. Recommendations.
Note Print version record.
Summary Annotation The report of a two-year study by the Academy's Committee on Technical Literacy to develop a common understanding among relevant communities on what technical literacy is, how important it is to the nation, and how it can be achieved. It is directed to people responsible for technical dimensions of education from kindergarten through graduate and professional programs. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
Note English.
ISBN 0309510139 (electronic bk.)
9780309510134 (electronic bk.)
0309082625
9780309082624
0305082625
OCLC # 53952438
Additional Format Print version: Technically speaking. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, ©2002 0309082625 (DLC) 2001008623 (OCoLC)48691377


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