ERIC Number: ED401445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Sep
Machine Tool Advanced Skills Technology (MAST). Common Ground: Toward a Standards-Based Training System for the U.S. Machine Tool and Metal Related Industries. Volume 15: Administrative Information, of a 15-Volume Set of Skill Standards and Curriculum Training Materials for the Precision Manufacturing Industry.
Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
This volume developed by the Machine Tool Advanced Skill Technology (MAST) program contains key administrative documents and provides additional sources for machine tool and precision manufacturing information and important points of contact in the industry. The document contains the following sections: a foreword; grant award letter; timeline for progress for the period October 1995 to September 1996; record of industrial assessment, including an industry-wide assessment of skills; dissemination/contacts for information and review, including a list of 47 industrial manufacturing associations and their addresses and a chart of Standard Industrial Classification and Dictionary of Occupational Titles codes that serve as an index to an industrial listing of industries, addresses, and telephone numbers; minutes of key meetings that provide insights into the skills standards development and curriculum update business; quarterly and annual reports of the program; and Internet applications and examples from the Internet that deal with MAST. A discussion of the partner occupational specialty assignments breaks out the primary and secondary responsibilities by center and specialty. Some practical evaluation models/tools are outlined and information on how to track industrial assessment efforts is provided. Evaluator reports are included. (YLB)
Descriptors: Automation, Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Assisted Design, Computer Assisted Manufacturing, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Objectives, Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Drafting, Job Skills, Machine Tool Operators, Machine Tools, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Industry, Metal Working, Postsecondary Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Technical Education
World Wide Web: http://machinetool.tstc.edu
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas State Technical Coll., Waco.
Note: For other volumes in this set, see CE 072 924-937.