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- (education, Britain) A school subject combining elements of woodwork, metalwork and plastic-work, sometimes a module of a larger design and technology syllabus.
2013, Patricia Murphy, “Gender and Technology”, in Defining Technological Literacy: Towards an Epistemological Framework, ISBN 1403983054, page 224:
- There is some evidence that this may be the case with girls taking electronics, and systems and controls, and this is also the case in the advanced-level examinations but it does not hold for those girls choosing to study resistant materials or for those boys choosing to study textiles and food technology.
- (USA) shop class