Technology Education - St. Petersburg College

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BS
-
Technology Education

Degree Program

St Petersburg College



Florida Context


Technology Education is a critical need in the
State of Florida


High demand for certified Technology Education
teachers state
-
wide:


High demand in the Tampa Bay area: 10
-
20 new
open positions per year in the surrounding five
districts (Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Polk and
Manatee).

Technology Education


Technology is the subject matter, while
technology education is the means of
delivery.


The study of technology includes both
knowing and doing.


Development of technological literacy
takes time and requires a consistent
structure.


Technology Education


Technology

is the modification of the
natural environment in order to satisfy
perceived human needs and wants.



Technological literacy

is the ability
to use, manage, assess, and understand
technology.



Technology Education

is a study of
technology, which provides an
opportunity for students to learn about
the processes and knowledge related to
technology that are needed to solve
problems and extend human
capabilities.



Other Content Areas

Mistaken for Technology Education


Educational Technology: Improve the
process of teaching by using technologies.


Engineering Technology: Preparing
engineer technicians for technical jobs.


Business Technology Education: Preparing
middle and high school teachers for
Business Ed classes, FBLA and DCT

SPC Technology Education
Program Goals


Mix of process and content (labs, hands
-
on
activities, knowledge and theories)


Separate methods courses for middle and high
school levels


165 school
-
based hours before internship


Lab/technical courses follow the standards and
benchmarks from the Standards for
Technological Literacy (ITEA 2007)

Technology Education in the

School Systems


Elementary Level: Exposure to technology activities


Middle School: Exploratory experiences, making
informed choices, developing skills and attitudes, and
developing adaptive technology skills. Introduction to
Florida Technology Student Association.


High School: Career
-
directed course work, develop
technological literacy for college, technical school or
workforce. FL Technology Student Association


College: Preparation for teaching MS and HS
technology education. Technology Education
Collegiate Association (TECA) national activities.

High School Curriculum Areas


Information and Communication Technology (printing,
Web Page Design, TV Production)


Power and Transportation Technology


Production Technology (robotics, manufacturing, CNC)


Pre
-
Engineering


Illustrative Design, Drafting and CAD


Aerospace Technology


Medical and Biotechnology

Examples of Curriculum Units


Dream Homes (measurement, scale, design, hands
-
on)


Catapult Competitions with Advanced Physics classes


Interdisciplinary: work with math, science, language
arts


Japan Florida Teens Meet Project: transnational work
teams write zoetrope, green energy curriculum.


TV Production: public service announcements for
United Way and promotional videos


What these all have in common is the applied use of
math, science and writing skills that students will

need to be successful on FCAT and in real life!

Benefits of Technology
Education


Authentic contextual learning


School to Work transitions


Flexibility with changing
technologies


Tighter focus on career interests


All students succeed by working
in cooperative teams


True integration of academic
and career technical content in
one educational area.

Technology Education

at St Petersburg College


Twelve Technology Education core classes


Foundational (2)


Technical (5)


Instructional Methods (5)


Coursework linked to
state frameworks
and
national
standards


Preparation for Florida Teacher Certification Exam


Teacher development through professional associations


Interdisciplinary curriculum with other COE content areas


Three advanced technology education teaching laboratories to
cover the multiple content areas, middle school modular units,
and standards
-
based instruction and assessment strategies to
prepare future teachers for the varied classrooms across
Florida


Core SPC Tech Ed Courses

Online


ETE 3003 Foundations of Technology
Education (3 credits)


Foundational theories, history, Standards for
Technological Literacy


ETE 3203 Program Management:
Technology Education (2 credits)


Managing project
-
based lab, recruiting, TSA,
fundraising, advisory boards, lab safety,
interdisciplinary curriculum

Technical Courses


ETE 3402C Materials and Processes w/Lab
(4 credits)


Polymers, metals,

plastics, composites and

ceramics. Focus on

selection, processing,

testing and evaluation.




Technical Courses


ETE 4444 Technological Design (3 credits)


Technological Method of Problem Solving,

prototyping, measurement

engineering design,

drafting, 2
-
D CAD,

3
-
D CAD and

stereolithography

modeling.

Technical Courses


ETE 4434C Energy and
Power Systems w/Lab
(4 credits)


Electrical theory,

solar and nuclear

power, fuel cell

technology, and

impacts of energy

Technical Courses


ETE 4414C Information and Communication
Technology w/Lab (4 credit)


Elements of design,

Web page, desktop

publishing, digital audio

and video production,

printing and graphics,

animation, and

computer

technologies.

Technical Courses


ETE 3473C Manufacturing and
Transportation Tech w/Lab (4 credits)


CNC, CAM,




robotics, automated

transportation systems,

aerospace, magnetic
-

levitation, &

industrial systems

Methods Courses


ETE 3323/3946 Middle School Methods for
Technology Education/Practicum (4
cr
)


Standards
-
based



instructional and

assessment strategies

including modular.

60 SBH

Methods Courses


ETE 4333/4946 Secondary Methods for
Technology Education/Practicum (4
cr
)


Standards
-
Based

instructional and

assessment strategies

for high school level.

60 SBH

Internship


ETE 4940 Technology Education
Internship (12 credits)


Culminating pre
-
service teaching experience
in technology education classroom.


Expectations of cooperating teachers


Involvement with ITEEA or FTEEA


Involvement with TSA


Teaching Awards


National Certification


Positive role model

Professional Development


Teacher candidates in the Technology
Education program attend:


Florida Career and Technical Education
conference in mid
-
October


Fall NASA field trip


SPC TECA Club trips to national ITEEA
conferences or Florida TSA conferences.


Publish the “100 Best SPC Technology Lesson
Plans” CD as a fundraiser.

SPC TECA Club


We put the fun in the sun here in Florida!

TechCAMP

NASA

Clearwater Club Day

2010 ITEEA Charlotte, NC

ITEEA Problem Solving Win

CNC Router Work

Scholarships


Florida Critical Need Loan Forgiveness


Chappie James Career & Technical


Florida Gold Seal


Florida Bright Futures


Florida Technology Education Association


International Technology Education Association


St Petersburg College


Florida Technology Student Association

Professional Associations


Florida Technology Education Association


International Technology & Engineering
Educators Association


Epsilon Pi Tau


Technology Education Collegiate
Association


Florida Technology Student Association


Florida Association for Career and
Technical Education

Final Words


The world is in the midst of an explosion
in technology that will keep accelerating.


Students get excited about technology.


Excited passionate students working on
robotics, aerospace, engineering design in
modern laboratories make for a career
that you can be excited and passionate
about.

Contact St Petersburg College today!

Contact


Dr. Thomas Loveland


Loveland.Thomas@spcollege.edu



(727) 791
-
5938




http://www.spcollege.

edu/bachelors/coe_curr

_tech.php