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Title: Mechanical acumen: an empirical study of the technical sagacity of some Derbyshire school children
Authors: Hales, David R.
Issue Date: 1989
Publisher: © D.R. Hales
Abstract: This report initially sets out to establish a sound rationale for some small-scale action research and begins by discussing some of the educational arguments for developing a technological capability in school children. However, the work is not argued to be solely a crusade for better designers or engineers as its involvement in making technical judgments through cross-curricular, design-related activity is regarded to have a general relevance in the education of all children. [Continues.]
Description: A master's thesis submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/31952
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