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ERIC Number: ED017261
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 45
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Reference Count: 0
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REPORT OF FINDINGS AND RESULTS OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM WORKSHOP (LOS ALAMOS, NEW MEXICO, AUGUST 7-11, 1967).
HARDWICK, ARTHUR LEE
AT THIS WORKSHOP OF INDUSTRIAL REPRESENTATIVE AND TECHNICAL EDUCATORS, A TECHNICIAN WAS DEFINED AS ONE WITH BROAD-BASED MATHEMATICAL AND SCIENTIFIC TRAINING AND WITH COMPETENCE TO SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL SYSTEMS, ENGINEERING, AND OTHER SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL. HE SHOULD RECEIVE A RIGOROUS, 2-YEAR, POST SECONDARY EDUCATION ESPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR HIS NEEDS. INDUSTRY MEMBERS AGREED THAT HE MUST (1) UNDERSTAND THE TOTAL MANUFACTURING PROCESS IN HIS INDUSTRY, (2) BE ABLE TO COMMUNICATE WELL AND LEARN NEW DATA HANDLING PROCESSES WHEN NECESSARY, (3) KNOW SCIENTIFIC METHOD IN GENERAL AS WELL AS HIS SPECIALTY, (4) HAVE A SOLID BACKGROUND IN PERTINENT MATHEMATICS COURSES, AND (5) HAVE A GENERAL ABILITY TO WORK WITH BOTH THE TOOLS AND THE THEORY OF HIS PARTICULAR INDUSTRY. A COMPLETE CURRICULUM, WITH COURSE SEQUENCE AND DETAILED TEACHING PLAN, IS GIVEN FOR THE FOLLOWING--MECHANICAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, ARCHITECTURAL AND STRUCTURAL DRAFTING AND DESIGN, CIVIL CONSTRUCTION, ELECTRONICS, ELECTRICAL, INSTRUMENTATION, AND MECHANICAL TECHNOLOGIES, AND DATA PROCESSING AND PROGRAMING. THE WORKSHOP CONCLUDED WITH SUGGESTIONS FOR ESTABLISHING A REGIONAL EVALUATION AND ACCREDITATION ASSOCIATION, TO INCLUDE A TECHNICAL SPECIALIST FROM EACH OF THE FIVE STATES IN THE REGION, AT LEAST THREE INDUSTRIAL REPRESENTATIVES FOR EACH TECHNOLOGY, THE STATE OFFICIAL IN CHARGE OF TECHNICAL EDUCATION, AND FEDERAL PERSONNEL FROM THE REGIONAL OFFICE OF THE U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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