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David L. McCrory

 

Professor Emeritus
Technology Education

West Virginia University
PO Box 6122
Morgantown, WV 26506

e-mail: David.McCrory@mail.wvu.edu


Degrees:

  • Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1974
    Major:  Curriculum Studies

     
  • M.A., Kent State University, 1966
    Major:   Industrial Education

     
  • B.S., Kent State University, 1964
    Major: Industrial Education    Minor:  Journalism


Courses Taught:

  • TE 371 Curriculum Development and Physical Facility Design
  • TE 384 Interdisciplinary Seminar in Technology and Culture
  • TE 405 Innovation and Invention
  • TE 496 Graduate Seminar

Research Interests Include:

  • Education and Training;
  • Curriculum Development;
  • Invention and Innovation;

Projects

  • National Alternative Fuels Training Project;


 

RECENT SCHOLARLY EFFORTS:

Books & Chapters
 

  • Todd, R., Todd, K., & McCrory, D. (1996). Introduction to Design and Technology. Cincinnati: Thomson Learning Tools.
  • McCrory, D. (1994). Technology is best understood in a dynamic, global context. In Walter, J. (Ed.), Curriculum Handbook, Alexandria, Virginia, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  • McCrory, D. (1994). Students develop a sensitivity to various interactions of people and technology through technology assessment activities. In Walter, J. (Ed.), Curriculum Handbook, Alexandria, Virginia, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
  • McCrory, D. (1992). Technology education. Encyclopedia of Educational Research (6th edition). American Educational Research Association. New York: Macmillan.
     

Presentations
 

  • Developing training materials. Videoconference panel presentation, March 14, 1996, WVU.
  • Teaching through design and technology. Presentation at the annual New York state conference, March 2, 1996, Rochester, NY.
  • Alternative fuels vehicle training program. Presentation at the WVU HRE Faculty Research Colloquium, February 25, 1994. (Co-presenter)
     

Honors, Awards, Recognitions:

  • Award of Distinction for Excellence in Teaching, Research, and Service, presented by the International Technology Education Association, 1996.
  • Technology Teacher Educator of the Year Award, presented by the Council for Technology Teacher Education (national), 1995.
  • Meritorious Service Award, International Technology Education Association, 1987.


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