About Prof Piet Ankiewicz
Prof Piet Ankiewicz has been awarded a C2 NRF rating in 2018 for his foundational philosophical research on frameworks for technology education with the goal of advancing the teaching and learning of technology. His current research focuses on (6) the refinement of the affordances of Mitcham’s framework for technology education, and also reframing the research outcomes that resulted from the intuitive ones accordingly. Prof Ankiewicz has established himself both nationally and internationally as a research scholar in the field of technology education, especially in such areas as the philosophy of technology and students’ attitudes towards technology. He recently authored a chapter on student’s attitudes towards technology for Springer’s first International Handbook of Technology Education, as well as a chapter on the implications of Feenberg’s critical theory for technology education in a Sense series book on philosophers of technology.