The researchers used numerous references during the course of this study. Those references are listed below. Where possible, Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) are provided.
These resources substantiate the fact that students learn better by doing standards-based, hands-on activities based on real-world problems. These resources may be used to identify, support, and promote technology and engineering education programs.
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ITEA/ITEEA. (2000/2002/2007). Standards for technological literacy: Content for the study of technology. Reston, VA, Author. https://www.iteea.org/Publications/StandardsOverview.aspx
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Moye, J. J. (2011). The promise of technology and engineering education. In Ritz, J. M. & Bevins, S. P. (Eds.) The Connection to the 21st Century Workforce: Technology and Engineering Education, 22-33, Reston, VA: ITEEA. https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED518963
Moye, J. J., Dugger, W. E. Jr., Starkweather, K. N. (2014a). Learning by doing research introduction. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 74(1), 24-27. https://www.iteea.org/Activities/2142/Learning_Better_by_Doing_Project/39126.aspx
Moye, J. J., Dugger, W. E. Jr., Starkweather, K. N. (2014b). Is learning by doing important? A study of doing-based learning. The Technology and Engineering Teacher, 74(3), 22-28. https://www.iteea.org/Activities/2142/Learning_Better_by_Doing_Project/39133.aspx
Moye, J. J., Dugger, W. E., Jr., Starkweather, K. N. (2015). Learning by doing study: Analysis of second-year results. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 75(1), 18-25. https://www.iteea.org/Activities/2142/Learning_Better_by_Doing_Project/78052.aspx
Moye, J. J., Dugger, W. E., Jr., Starkweather, K. N.(2016). Learn better by doing study: Third-year results. Technology and Engineering Teacher,76(1), 16-23. https://www.iteea.org/Activities/2142/Learning_Better_by_Doing_Project/103220.aspx
Moye, J. J., Dugger, W. E., Jr., Starkweather, K. N. (2017). Learn better by doing study: Fourth-year results. Technology and Engineering Teacher, 77(3), 32-32. https://www.iteea.org/135842.aspx
Moye, J. J., Dugger, W. E., Jr., Starkweather, K. N. (2018). Learn better by doing. Reston, VA: ITEEA. https://www.iteea.org/132469.aspx
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Learn Better by Doing Study: Definitions. https://www.iteea.org/DoingBasedLearningDefinitions.aspx
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