ETS - Environmental and Technological Studieslinking the natural and human-made worldCollege of Science & Engineering

Student Learning Outcomes

Environmental and Technological Studies Department

April, 2006

Environmental Studies Major

Environmental Studies students will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast all technological systems used in society and how each of these technological systems relates to environmental problems.
  2. Apply the scientific and quantitative literacy principles and concepts to real-world environmental problem solving experiences.
  3. Apply state-of-the-art environmental measuring instrumentation to the solution of common environmental problems.
  4. Conduct sound research principles to the solution of environmental problem in society.
  5. Research scientific literature and develop writing skills to enhance environmental researchprojects and problems in both the private and public sector of society.
  6. Apply an engaging and comprehensive professional growth program to improve the effectiveness and quality of environmental work within the private and public sector of society.
  7. Demonstrate effective and successful disposition in teamwork and leadership skills to improve the effectiveness of environmental work within the private and public sector of society.

Technology Management Major

Technology Management students will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast all technological systems used in society and how each of these technological systems relates to environmental problem.
  2. Identify technological assessment and management skills that will enhance work in an entry level or a mid-level managerial position.
  3. Communicate and facilitate effectively in writing and speaking to groups and individuals by applying appropriate managerial skills.
  4. Apply mathematics and science to analyze and solve manufacturing problems.
  5. Compare the roles, purposes, and future directions of manufacturing industries and how each effects the impacts on the environment and society.
  6. Apply appropriate facilitation skills when working in groups to implement, control, and/or solve technological assessment and management problems in the industry, business, and society.
  7. Analyze basic manufacturing processes and the role, advantages, and disadvantages of CAD/CAM/CIM.
  8. Assess the purposes and procedures for planning, implementing, controlling, and evaluating manufacturing systems.
  9. Analyze the tools, materials, process and resources used in other technologies that are related to manufacturing industries.
  10. Apply an engaging and comprehensive professional growth program to improve the effectiveness and quality of work within the manufacturing industries.

Technology Education Major

The technology teacher education program candidates will be able to:

  1. Compare and contrast all technological systems used in society and how each of thesetechnological systems relates to environmental problems.
  2. Analyze the components of the Designed World as identified by the Standards for Technological Literacy.
  3. Identify the nature of technology within the context of the Designed World
  4. Compare and contrast the relationships and impacts between technology and society in the context of the Designed World
  5. Apply common design principles to the development of technology within the context of the Designed World.
  6. Identify common technology problems and design appropriate solutions to these problems within the context of the Design World
  7. Design, implement and evaluate curricula based upon the Standards for Technological Literacy.
  8. Use a variety of effective teaching practices that enhance and extend learning of technology.
  9. Design, create, and manage learning environments that promote technological literacy.
  10. Apply the principles of student learning to a diverse learning style of students.
  11. Apply an engaging and comprehensive professional growth program to improve the teaching of technology.

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