ERIC Number: ED355336
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Instrumentation Technology Program Standards.
Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
This publication provides program standards for diploma and degree instrumentation technology programs. Fifteen categories of standards are presented. Each category is divided into one or more subcategories, and each subcategory has the following components: standard statement, explanatory comment, evaluative criteria, exhibits. Standards in the areas of foundations, admissions, and program structure are presented separately for diploma and degree programs; other standards apply to both levels. Foundations standards subcategories are as follows: philosophy, purpose, goals, program objectives, availability, and evaluation. Admissions standards include the following: admission requirements, provisional admission requirements, recruitment, and evaluation and planning. Program structure standards address these areas: curriculum design, program numbering system, program consistency, exit points, credentials, course code, course consistency, course sequence, electives, and course transferability. Standards for program evaluation and planning focus on these areas: evaluation; planning; enrollment, graduation, and placement levels; attrition levels; and student performance. Instructional program standards are provided in the following areas: course content; course objectives; course instruction; occupation-based instruction; evaluation of students; grading system; laboratory management; equipment, supplies, and materials; and physical facility. The remaining standards deal with the following categories: academic skills (academic requirements); employability skills (job acquisition, job retention and advancement); staff (faculty qualifications and responsibilities); advisory committee (function, membership, meetings); special needs (commitment); equity (commitment); and health and safety (commitment). (YLB)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Advisory Committees, Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Employment Potential, Faculty, Foundations of Education, Instrumentation, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, Program Design, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Sex Fairness, State Standards, Technical Education, Technical Institutes, Technology, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia