a comprehensive, experience-based education program concerned with the evolution, utilization, and significance of technology to the economy and environment, and its impact on industry, including its organization, personnel, systems, techniques, resources, products, and social and cultural aspects; important are the hands-on investigative, design-and-build, technical problem solving teaching approaches, and the integration of mathematics, science, and language arts concepts used in the study of communication technology, physical technology (manufacturing, construction, energy/power, and transportation), and bio-related technology systems content.
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.
A school subject specifically designed to help students develop technological literacy.
The study of the human ability to create and use tools to shape the natural environment to meet their needs. The goal of technology education is to spread technological literacy or in some countries technacy, which is accomplished by bringing laboratory activities to students. The term "technology education" is frequently shortened to "tech ed".
Technology education is the study and education of technology as a field of human endeavour. As a study, it covers the human ability to shape and change the physical world to meet needs, by manipulating materials and tools with techniques. As education, the goal is to teach the knowledge and techniques to develop technological literacy which is accomplished by bringing laboratory activities to students.