Volume 7, Issue 2, June 2019, Page: 87-92
The Reclassification of Technological Knowledge Based on the Modularity Theory
Lin Runyan, School of Marxism, Zhaoqing University, Zhaoqing, China
Received: May 22, 2019;       Accepted: Jun. 25, 2019;       Published: Jul. 10, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijp.20190702.17      View  14      Downloads  10
Abstract
Technological knowledge refers to human body about design, manufacture and use of technological knowledge system needed for the Technological artifact. Carpenter, Ropohl, Vincenti, and Vries had classified the technological knowledge from different angles. With the development of technology, the content of the technological knowledge framework also continues to evolve, the classification of technological knowledge need to be reconsidered. From the perspective of modularity theory, the technological knowledge system can be decomposed into three main modules, and re-decompose the technological knowledge module into small modules. The dynamic integration between technological knowledge modules conducive to the flow of technological knowledge, and provide direct basis for further analysis and evaluation of technical education teaching.
Keywords
Definition of Technological Knowledge, Basic Characteristics of Technological Knowledge, Modular Classification of Technological Knowledge
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Lin Runyan, The Reclassification of Technological Knowledge Based on the Modularity Theory, International Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 7, No. 2, 2019, pp. 87-92. doi: 10.11648/j.ijp.20190702.17
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