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Charles McLaughlin

Henry Barnard School (HBS) 206
(401) 456-8793
cmclaughlin@ric.edu

Academic Background

PhD Technology Education
University of Maryland College Park 1991

MEd Industrial Technology
Rhode Island College 1984

BS Industrial Arts Education
Rhode Island College 1978

Courses Taught

TECH 200 Introduction to Technological Systems
TECH 202 Design in Technology Education
TECH 204 Energy & Control Systems
TECH 205 Production Processes

TECH 300 Orientation to Technology Education
TECH 326 Communication Systems
TECH 328 Manufacturing Systems
TECH 329 Transportation Systems

TECH 406 Methods in Technology Education
TECH 408 Practicum in Technology Education (7-12)

Publications

(partial list)

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. (2010). Mechanical Engineering: Making Things Go! Children"s Technology & Engineering. 15(1), pp. 6-7. Reston, VA: International Technology & Engineering Education Association.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. (2010). Activity! Green Technology - Redesign. Technology & Children. 14(4), p. 6. Reston, VA: International Technology Education Association.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. (2010). Career Connections: Green Technology - Redesign. Technology & Children. 14(4), p. 10. Reston, VA: International Technology Education Association.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. (2010). Career Connections: Green Technology - Energy. Technology & Children. 14(3), p. 16. Reston, VA: International Technology Education Association.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. (2009). Quick Activity. Green Technology - Reduce, Reuse, Recycling Footprint. Technology & Children. 14(2), p. 16. Reston, VA: International Technology Education Association.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. (2009). STEM: It"s Elementary, Too! Exploring STEM Occupations. Technology & Children. 14(1), p. 12. Reston, VA: International Technology Education Association.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr., et. al., (2007). Contributed Technology Education sections for, The Digital Age: A Teacher"s Guide to New Technology. Channel 10: WJAR Curriculum Guide. Fall 2007.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr., (2001). Ramifications of Failure to Use Appropriate Technology. In R. Wicklein, (Ed.) Appropriate technology for sustainable living. 50th Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education. Peoria, IL: Glencoe McGraw/Hill. pp. 56 - 77.

Presentations

(partial list)

McLaughlin, C. H. (2011).Teaching Design for Sustainability in Technology Education. . ITEA 73rd Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN. March 18 - 21, 2011.

McLaughlin, C. H. (2009). Technology Education for Sustainability. 96th Mississippi Valley Technology Teacher Education Conference. Nashville, TN. October 1 - 3, 2009.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. Partnerships and Promise for STEM Education. ITEA 71st Annual Conference, Louisville, KY. March 25 - 28, 2009.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. Cooperating Teachers and Mentors: Insuring the Future of Technology Education. ITEA 70th Annual Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. February 15th - 18th, 2008.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. A Process for Selecting Informal Education Sites to Support Technology Education Activities. ITEA 69th Annual Conference, San Antonio. March 18 - 23, 2007.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. LEGO Robots for Teachers" Professional Development. ITEA 68th Annual Conference. Baltimore, MD. March 23 - 25, 2006.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. Supporting Professional Development Activities: The Eisenhower Program & No Child Left Behind. ITEA 67th Annual Conference. Kansas City, MO. April 3 - 5, 2005. With M. Hoepfl, P. Reed, R.Hill, S. Brusic.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. Integrating Math, Science & Technology Classes with Robots. New England Association of Technology Teachers, 67th Annual Conference. Worcester, MA. October 15, 2004.

McLaughlin, C. H., Jr. Workshops That Inform Other Disciplines About Technology Education. ITEA 66th Annual Conference. Albuquerque, NM. March 19, 2004.

Research Interests

Technology and the Environment
Sustainability and Technology
STEM Education
Using Robotics to Integrate Math and Science with Technology Education

Professional Memberships

Council on Technology Teacher Education
International Technology Education Association
Rhode Island Technology Educators Association
International Graphic Arts Education Association
North American Association for Environmental Education
National Association of Industrial and Technical Teacher Education

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