ERIC Number: ED344017
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Development Report for the Telecommunications Technology 2+2 Program. Grant Year 2--1990/1991.
Kooker, Steve; Brey, Ron
This report describes the second-year activities of Austin (Texas) Community College's development of a curriculum for a degree in Telecommunications Technology (Electronics) involving an articulation agreement with Leander Independent School District. Specifically, the report describes: the planning of five credit courses for telecommunications specializations and the approval process (detailed in meeting minutes); the project's ongoing contacts with industry; instructor preparation; collection of resources; student recruitment; liaison with Leander High School; development of a "how-to" manual for telecom 2+2 programs; activities of course graduates; and development of a graduation follow-up assessment process. Four appendices form half of the document; they contain: a listing of principal investigators; detailed outlines for the five courses--introduction to telecommunications, telecommunications technologies I, telecommunications networks, telecommunications technologies II, and telecommunications internship; support course evaluation report; and description of the course assessment process. (NLA)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College School Cooperation, Competency Based Education, Computer Networks, Curriculum Development, Electronic Technicians, Electronics, High Schools, Needs Assessment, School Business Relationship, Student Recruitment, Telecommunications, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin. Community Colleges and Technical Institutes Div.
Authoring Institution: Austin Community Coll., TX.
Identifiers: Austin Community College TX; 2 Plus 2 Tech Prep Associate Degrees