ERIC Number: ED378324
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Tech-Prep Competency Profiles within the Engineering Technologies Cluster.
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
This document contains 12 competency profiles for tech prep courses within the engineering technologies cluster. The document consists of the following sections: (1) systemic curriculum reform philosophy--Ohio's vision of tech prep and its six critical components; (2) an explanation of the process of developing the tech prep competencies; (3) a listing of the partners from business and industry who participated in the competency development process; (4) a list of the educational partners in the process; (5) a sample tech prep competency profile for a manufacturing technician program; (6) a short explanation of how to use the document; (7) a matrix and definitions for each of the 12 technical occupations within the engineering technologies cluster; (8) an essential competencies section that outlines the units that appear in each of the individual occupations as well as in various cluster combinations; and (9) 12 sets of competencies, each containing both core and specialized units for a specific occupation within the engineering technologies core. The competencies are supplied for the following occupations: electronics technician, electrical maintenance technician, instrumentation control technician, electromechanical technician, mechanical technician, industrial manufacturing technician, CADD (computer-assisted design and drafting) technician; tool and die technician, plastics technician, quality control technician, computer systems technician, and computer programming technician. Contains 50 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Electronics, Engineering Technicians, High Schools, Job Skills, Paraprofessional Personnel, Postsecondary Education, State Curriculum Guides, Tech Prep, Technical Occupations, Two Year Colleges
Publications, Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 ($300).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Vocational and Career Education.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Center on Education and Training for Employment.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio