ERIC Number: ED395187
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Environmental Technology. A Resource Manual for an Emerging Occupation.
Brookhaven Coll., TX.
This publication consists of resource materials related to development of an environmental technology program. Section 1 presents DACUM (Developing a Curriculum process) results, including the following: a chart of duties and task statements, equipment/tools and software lists, future trends, traits/attitudes, techniques, knowledge/skills, validation, and crosswalk. Section 2 provides degree patterns--proposed curricula for an associate degree in environmental technology, certificate for laboratory assistant, and advanced skills certificates. Section 3 consists of course descriptions. Section 4 contains the following sample surveys and models: employer needs survey, student survey, DACUM validation forms, crosswalk forms, crosswalk decision rules, training achievement record, and DACUM verification model. Section 5 provides the Secretary's Commisison on Achieveing Necessary Skills (SCANS) occupational assessment workplace know-how instrument, a sample that shows SCANS incorporation into course activities, and sample SCANS check sheet and student forms. Section 6 presents the following resources: a list of six contacts; 90-item environmental science/hazardous materials management textbooks and reference book list; list of 7 working references; list of 111 nonprofit organizations that offer possible job opportunities; list of 44 environmental publications; list of federal addresses; and articles for background research. Section 7 contains a sample program approval request. Section 8 is a sample application for approval of a new technical education program. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Brookhaven Coll., TX.