The paradigm of technical knowledge. Tips for the teaching of skills


This consideration begins from the evident observation regarding how technology has an important and central role in human lives. First of all, this study looks at the essence of the technique and the benefits and risks of technology. Then, it tries to deduce from its logical procedure the essential steps that allow it to reach the creation of an artefact. This represents the next goal of the technique.  The article highlights the links between technique and teaching and, in particular, the possible osmosis that can happen between the models of one and the models of the other. This is made possible by the consideration that the artefact is also a privileged object of teaching.