PhD in Technology program

Dr. Phillip Cardon


Dr. Phillip Cardon

Phillip Cardon, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Coordinator Technology Education

Eastern Michigan University
122 Sill Hall (main office)
(734) 487-1161
18 Sill Hall (personal office)
(734) 487-4330
Ypsilanti, MI 48197


Email: pcardon@emich.edu


Courses Taught:

  • MFG 140 Science, Technology, & People
  • BTED 678 Research Methods in Business & Technology Education
  • TEDU 106 Processing Technology
  • TEDU 114 Information & Control
  • TEDU 253 Technology for Children
  • TEDU 350 Curriculum in Technology and Industrial-Vocational Education
  • TEDU 354 Experiences in Technology Education for children
  • TEDU 450 Solving Technological Problems
  • TEDU 460 Teaching Methods in Technology Education
  • TEDU 479/592 Airframe Construction
  • EDUC 492 Student Teaching (supervision)
  • CTWE 530 Technology in the Workplace
  • TEDU 551 Philosophy of Technology Education
  • TEDU 665 Trends & Administration in Career Technical and Workforce Education
  • COT 701 Trends in Technology.
 

Areas of Interest:

  • Curriculum development
  • Special needs education
  • Technological Literacy
  • International Research
 

Recent Professional Activity:

  • 2003-Present – Member, ITEA Technology Teacher Journal Committee
  • 2003-Present – Coordinator, EMU Technology Education, and Vocational Education Programs
  • 2004-Present – Chair, ACTETED committee
 

Current Research Activity/Initiatives:

  • Project for International Technology Literacy Assessment: A Comparison between the United States, Korea, and Japan (2002 to Present). Funding: $1.5 Million ($24,000 to EMU), Japan Ministry of Education.
  • Project Lead the Way: Michigan Affiliate (2004 to Present) – Establishment of a center for Pre-Engineering Education at EMU. Funding: Currently under review by the Michigan Department of Career Development.
 

Awards:

  • College of Technology Alumni Teacher of the Year - 2005
  • Golden Key International Honour Society Rookie Advisor of the Year - 2001
  • Outstanding Young Men of America - 1997, 1998
  • Member, Epsilon Pi Tau - 1997-present
  • Life Member, Golden Key International Honour Society - 1996-present
  • The Dean's List - 1991-1992
  • Life Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society - 1989-present.
 

Most Important/Recent Publications: (More available upon request)

  • Cardon, P. L., & Preston, J. (2003). Electric power: Decisions for the Future. TechDirections,62(10),17-19.
  • Cardon, P. L., & Lokensgard, E. (2003). Modern Communication Technology and the Telegraph.Tech Directions,63(3),26-29.
  • Cardon, P. L.(2007). Assessing Students with Disabilities in Technology Education. In M.Hoepfl. & M.R.Lindstrom's (Eds.) Assessment of Technology Education.56TH Yearbook of the Council on Technology Teacher Education. Mission Hills, CA: Glencoe.
  • Kieft, L. D., & Cardon, P. L. (2003). How to get started in technology learning activities. Technology & Children,7(4),11-13.
  • Merrill, C., Helgeson, C., Rogers, M., Rogers, G., Warner, S., and Cardon, P. L. (2006). Technology education research symposium: An action research approach. The Technology Teacher,65(4),6-10.
  • Tanaka, Y., Cardon, P., Tae-Cheon, R. Loepp, F., Young-Jong, K., Yu-Hyun, C., Kenichi, S., Yoshito, H., Yoshiaki, H., Riew, K., & Yoshimitsu, O. (2006). Development of testing tools for international technological literacy assessment among Japan, Korea, and the U.S.A. Tokya, Japan: Tekyo Gakugei University.
  • Rogers, George E., & Cardon, P. L. (2004). Factors influencing participation in technology education graduate studies. Journal of Technology Studies,30(1),46-52.
  • Project for International Technology Literacy Assessment: A Comparison between the United States, Korea, and Japan (2002 to Present). Funding: $1.5 Million ($24,000 to EMU), Japan Ministry of Education.
  • Project Lead the Way: Michigan Affiliate (2004 to Present) – Establishment of a center for Pre-Engineering Education at EMU. Funding: Currently under review by the Michigan Department of Career Development.

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