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  • Marilyn Barger, Ph.D., P.E.P.I. and Executive Director Beverly HilderbrandP.I. and Director

  • Todays outlineWho we are (NSF ATE Centers of Excellence)Technical curriculumImportance of regular review Alabama (CARCAM) curriculum & processFlorida (FLATE) curriculum & processSummary/reviewQuestions/discussion

  • NSF Advanced Technological Education*Partners with Industry for a New American Workforce

  • FLATE will be Floridas leading resource for education and training expertise, leadership, projects, and services to promote and support the workforce in the high performance production and manufacturing community.VISION

  • MISSIONTo provide a system to educate a highly-skilled employee pipeline for the automotive and advanced manufacturing industries.

  • FLATE COLLEGE NETWORK Broward CollegeCentral Florida CollegeChipola CollegeDaytona State CollegeEastern Florida State CollegeFlorida State College at JacksonvilleFlorida Gateway CollegeGulf Coast State CollegeHillsborough Community CollegeLake Sumter State CollegeNorthwest Florida State CollegePalm Beach State CollegePasco-Hernando State CollegePensacola State CollegePolk State CollegeSeminole State CollegeState College of Florida - ManateeSt. Petersburg CollegeTallahassee Community College


    Calhoun Central Alabama

    Drake State Faulkner State

    Gadsden State

    Jefferson State

    Lawson State

    Northeast State

    Shelton State

    Southern Union State

    Trenholm State

    Wallace State-Hanceville

  • Who we are - CARCAMConsortium for Alabama Regional Center for Automotive Manufacturing (CARCAM)A NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center of ExcellenceThe Only Center in AlabamaHosted by Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, ALFunded in 2005 & Created AUT Curriculum in 2006CARCAM Supports Advanced Manufacturing CARCAM works with the Alabama Community College System to standardize and create/update curriculum to meet industry need



  • unfilled high-skill high-wage JOBS600,000 What is manufacturing?

  • Why manufacturing?Manufacturing Jobs Require Higher SkillsSource: The Manufacturing Institute

  • How do we ensure curriculum is relevant and rigorous?

  • Informal and formal review processes

  • Informal Curriculum Review Anecdotal informationPartners/colleaguesVarious publicationsInternet Working studentsCollege level program reviews

  • Formal Curriculum Review College level program reviewsDefined/required process & scheduleJob Task AnalysisDACUM ProcessModified DACUM ProcessCurriculum Gap Analysis ModelAlignment to national industry credential standards

  • Questions ? /Audience poll!!!

    Have you participated inDacumModified DacumPCALGap Analysis2 or 3 of the aboveNone of the above?

  • Desirable Characteristics of Effective Curriculum Review Processes



  • II. AUT Core - 21 credit hours Automotive ConceptsElectronics/AC/DCLean Manufacturing/SafetyBlue Print ReadingRoboticsProgrammable Logic ControllersIII. Specialization Tracks: 21-33 credit hoursDraftingWeldingMachiningLogistics Operations SpecialistsElectronicsIndustrial Automation

    I. General Education 22 credit hours English/SpeechScienceMathSocial Science Humanities/EthicsMicrocomputer ApplicationsAlabama Automotive Manufacturing Technology AS Degree Total: 64-76 hours


    Select Courses and Develop Survey DocumentsDistribute Surveys to Select CompaniesReview Survey Responses and Input Data Into Plan of Instruction for AnalysisMake Curriculum Changes if RequiredNotify Industry of Curriculum Updates/Changes

  • CGA Survey Instrument Review Plans of Instruction (POI)Industry Feedback AUT100-DC

    Item 3Power and current calculation should be taught at the 3 KSASince a small company, KSA for A1.1.1, A1.1.2 and A1.1.3 are at 4Good to see root cause analysis in C1.2 performance objectivesAction Taken1. & 2. KSAs are minimum course standards expected of successful completers. Most objectives are taught at a higher level than the KSA assigned but not less than that value. Individual companies may require a higher level of understanding depending on their specific needs.3. No action requiredItem 4Since a small company, KSA for A1.1.1, A1.1.2 and A1.1.3 are at a 4.Action TakenSee action taken Item 3Item 6Explain the function of each atomic component structureAction TakenTaught in Module A but not listed as a learning objective

  • CGA Data Results2011-201498 Industry Participants Completed Survey32 Course Plans of Instruction (POI) Reviewed12 Courses Received Changes to Curriculum20 Modules Updated Within CoursesUnintended Outcomes2 New Welding Courses Developed5 Courses Standardized Due to Review


  • Who we are - FLATEFlorida Advanced Technological Education Center of Excellence for Manufacturing (FLATE)A National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Center of Excellence Hosted by Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, Florida and funded since 2004FLATE supports all of advanced manufacturingFlorida has a statewide system for curriculum*

  • II. ET Core - 18 credit hours Computer Aided DesignElectronicsManufacturing Processes & MaterialsQualityMechanics & InstrumentationSafetyIII. 10 Specialization Tracks: 24 to 27 credit hoursAdvanced ManufacturingMechanical Design & Fabrication Alternative Energy SystemsElectronicsBiomedical SystemsDigital Design & ModelingDigital ManufacturingIndustrial Energy EfficiencyAdvanced TechnologyQualityI. General Education 15 - 18 credit hours EnglishScienceMathSocial Science Humanities

    Florida Engineering Technology AS Degree

    60 semester hours

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  • Floridas Curriculum Review Process

  • Floridas Curriculum Review Process & PlayersManage the processDevelop 3-year work planIdentify occupationsOversee implementation of the work plan, timelines, participantsPrepare final documents for state approval

  • Develop new frameworksRevise/delete existing frameworksConsolidate duplicationsMembers are educators, industry, regulatory agencies, workforce boards, other stakeholders, etc.Submit consensus document to FDOE for revised frameworksFloridas Curriculum Review Process & Players

  • Defines what an individual needs to know and be able to do Includes common core standards (for secondary programs)Defines occupations & SOC CodesFloridas Curriculum Review Process & Players

  • FL Process and Timeline

  • Sample Framework Document

    2014 2015Florida Department of EducationStudent Performance Standards

    Program Title:Engineering TechnologyCIP Numbers:1615000001Program Length:60 credit hours SOC Code(s):17-3023, 17-3026, 17-3027, 17-3029, 51-4012

    The AS degree requires the inclusion of a minimum of 15 credits of general education coursework according to SACS, and it must be transferable according to Rule 6A-14.030 (2), F.A.C. At the completion of this program, the student will be able to:01.0Demonstrate knowledge of industrial processes and materials properties--The student will be able to: 01.01Demonstrate knowledge of current manufacturing processes. 01.02Demonstrate knowledge of the use of current manufacturing machines, operating systems and mechanisms. 01.03Estimate manpower needs and skills needed in assembly operations. 01.04Demonstrate knowledge of the criteria for tool design, maintenance, procurement and handling. 01.05Demonstrate knowledge of gage design, usage and limitations. 01.06Analyze and recommend the usage of jigs and fixtures, including effectors and special grippers for automated systems.01.07Demonstrate knowledge of processes used to ensure that changes do not negatively impact production or product.01.08Demonstrate knowledge of production timing to ensure customer satisfaction and on-time delivery.01.09Demonstrate knowledge of time and motion to enhance productivity.01.10Make continuous adjustments to equipment and procedures that result in improved productivity.01.11Demonstrate knowledge of how raw materials are moved.01.12Setup or modify new equipment per engineering specifications and documentations.01.13Demonstrate an understanding of the importance and impact of routine maintenance of machines and equipment on operations. 02.0Generate and interpret computer-aided drawings--The student will be able to:02.01Apply current industrial computer aided-drawing practices.02.02Construct geometric figures. 02.03Create and edit text formatted to industry standards.02.04Use and control accuracy-enhancement tools for entity-positioning methods.02.05Identify, create, store, and use standard part symbols and libraries. 02.06Control entity properties by layer, color, and line type. 02.07Use viewing commands to perform zooming and panning.02.08Use Query commands to interrogate database for entity characteristics. 02.09Plot drawings on media using layout and scale. 02.10Prepare drawings for flexibility of future editing and minimum file size.02.11Apply standard dimensioning rules. 02.12Demonstrate proficiency importing and exporting various files types.02.13Operate related peripheral devices.02.14Read and interpret technical drawings to assure conformity of product.

  • Sample Framework Framework Document

    2014 2015Florida Department of EducationStudent Performance Standards

    Program Title:Engineering TechnologyCIP Numbers:1615000001Program Length:60 credit hours SOC Code(s):17-3023, 17-30