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A National Benchmark Study of Computer Technology Related Programs in Industrial Technology

Authors
  • Dan Brown (Illinois State University)
  • Rodney Custer (Illinois State University)
  • Klaus Schmidt (Illinois State University)

Abstract

Computer technology related programs in the field of industrial technology represent a rapidly emerging area of study. In the NAIT Demographics Study – 1997 (Kulatunga, Shaw, & Nelson, 1999), only two Computer Technology oriented NAIT programs were identified nationwide; one in Computer Technology and one in Telecommunications. The following year, based on a review of the 1998 NAIT Directory, Zargari and Coddington (1999) identified six such programs: five in computer technology and one in telecommunications. Four years later, a review of the NAIT Program Directory (2003) for baccalaureate level Industrial Technology related computer technology programs identified 16 NAIT accredited programs. Thus, the growth has been dramatic.

Keywords: administration|computer programming|curriculum|electronics|information technology|research

How to Cite:

Brown, D. & Custer, R. & Schmidt, K., (2004) “A National Benchmark Study of Computer Technology Related Programs in Industrial Technology”, The Journal of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering 20(4).

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01 Sep 2004
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