ERIC Number: ED361569
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Manufacturing Technology Continuation Project--FY 92. Final Report.
Chicago City Colleges, IL. Richard J. Daley Coll.
A project to identify metalworking subsectors (multiple spindle screw machining and gears machining) for inclusion in the Manufacturing Technology Preparation Program is the subject of this report. The project accomplished the following: developed five courses in multiple spindle, secured large donations of equipment and tooling, established a core curriculum, planned inservice, developed a plan for faculty involvement in curriculum development, established entrance and exit criteria, obtained Illinois Board of Higher Education and Illinois Community College Board program approval, established supportive services for students, provided opportunities for faculty participation in industry internships, and established a plan for work-based learning experiences and mentor recruitment. Extensive appendixes include the City Colleges of Chicago board report on building renovation, Business Sector Organizing Committee minutes showing their involvement, renovation specifications, responsibilities of Director of Manufacturing Technology, report of faculty tour of multiple spindle machining facilities, recommendations for nine academic courses in the proposed Associate in Applied Science Degree, enrollment data, demographics, minutes of Articulation Planning Committee meetings, proposal to offer a bachelor's degree program in manufacturing technology, program approvals, marketing kit, review of gear manufacturing courses by industry representatives, and work-based training menu for sponsors. (YLB)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Associate Degrees, Bachelors Degrees, College School Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Curriculum Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, High Schools, Higher Education, Institutional Cooperation, Integrated Curriculum, Job Skills, Machinists, Manufacturing, Metal Working, Occupational Information, Program Implementation, Technology Education, Two Year Colleges
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Chicago City Colleges, IL. Richard J. Daley Coll.