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Design-Led Innovation For Learning And Assessment In Food Education.Pdf, Angela Turner Nov 2016

Design-Led Innovation For Learning And Assessment In Food Education.Pdf, Angela Turner

Dr Angela Turner

Directions for an innovation climate have been evident since 1996 when the Federal Government endorsed the Australian Science Technology and Engineering Council for its first comprehensive foresight review identifying essential priorities as a national interest in innovation capacity building Australia’s future generations. As the Australian economy continues to transition away from the mining boom and shifts focus to the agriculture sector in regional communities, the country’s future growth is dependent on fostering and promoting innovative ideas as a National Innovation & Science Agenda (Australian Government, 2016). Sustainable and effective learning of technological practice has important implications for innovation capacity ...


Food Innovation And Technacy Genre Theory: Implications For Teaching And Learning, Angela Turner, Kurt Seemann Dec 2011

Food Innovation And Technacy Genre Theory: Implications For Teaching And Learning, Angela Turner, Kurt Seemann

Dr Angela Turner

One of the most rapidly developing and ubiquitous areas on offer in many school curriculums is the study of our physical and digital world; we may refer to this broad area as the study of anthropological technologies. A significant dimension of this field is the study of food technology, which is under pressure to be a source for solutions to world food production. This chapter presents research on how well the school system aligns with the post school demand for the range of skills and knowledge required to meet the complex challenges facing food innovations and production. The findings suggest ...


The Teaching Of Food Technology In Schools, Angela Turner Dec 2010

The Teaching Of Food Technology In Schools, Angela Turner

Dr Angela Turner

This paper presents a summary of findings from a recent Australian study that investigated perceptions of ‘food technology’ as viewed by teachers in secondary schools compared to a wider professional view. Maintaining and fostering a coherent and accurate perception throughout the food technology career, from school leaver to professional undergraduate studies, is critical for both the evolution of the field of knowledge and the need to keep up with increasing world demand for food technologists and food innovation. While ‘food technology’ has been well established in most secondary school curriculum offerings, a contradiction has emerged between the ‘school view’ of ...


Food Technology, Innovation And Teacher Education Summary Of Survey Findings, Angela Turner Dec 2009

Food Technology, Innovation And Teacher Education Summary Of Survey Findings, Angela Turner

Dr Angela Turner

This executive summary presents an overview of the findings from data collected during 2009 as part of a doctoral thesis entitled: A Critique of Food Technology, Innovation and Teacher Education. The survey instrument collected information that sought to establish contemporary perceptions about the study of Food Technology in Australia and the role secondary education may play in ‘supplying’ people into professional studies towards a career as a food technologist. In this arrangement, the industry and profession of food technologists represent the ‘demand’ side of the process that starts with receiving students ‘supplied’ by the schools sector into undergraduate food science ...


Food Technology, Innovation And Teacher Education: Summary Of Survey Findings, Angela Turner Dec 2009

Food Technology, Innovation And Teacher Education: Summary Of Survey Findings, Angela Turner

Dr Angela Turner

This report presents a summary of findings from data collected during 2009 as part of a doctoral thesis entitled: A Critique of Food Technology, Innovation and Teacher Education: A Technacy Perspective of NSW Curriculum. The survey instrument collected information that sought to establish contemporary perceptions about the study of Food Technology in Australia and the role secondary education may play in ‘supplying’ people into professional studies towards a career as a food technologist. In this arrangement, the industry and profession of food technologists represent the ‘demand’ side of the process that starts with receiving students ‘supplied’ by the schools sector ...