Authors: Dan Brown (Illinois State University) , Rodney Custer (Illinois State University) , Klaus Schmidt (Illinois State University)
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).