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Goals and Learning Outcomes of Industrial Education and Industrial Technology programs


The goals and student learning outcomes of the Industrial Education and Industrial Technology programs are as follows:


  1. Program Goal 1: The students will develop an understanding and acquire knowledge of the nature of technology.
    • Learning Outcome 1.1: The teacher candidate will understand the characteristics and scope of technology.
    • Learning Outcome 1.2: The teacher candidate will be able to apply the core concepts of technology.
    • Learning Outcome 1.3: The teacher candidate understands relationships among technologies and the connections between technology and other fields.
  2. Program Goal 2: The students will develop an understanding of technology and society.
    • Learning Outcome 2.1: The teacher candidate will understand the cultural, social, economic and political effects of technology.
    • Learning Outcome 2.2: the teacher candidate will be able to understand the effects of technology on the environment.
    • Learning Outcome 2.3: The teacher candidate will understand the role of society in the development and use of technology.
    • Learning Outcome 2.4: The teacher candidate will be able to understand the effects of the influence of technology on history.
  3. Program Goal 3: The students will develop an understanding of design.
    • Learning Outcome 3.1: the teacher candidate will develop an understanding of the attributes of design.
    • Learning Outcome 3.2: The teacher candidate will develop an understanding of engineering design.
    • Learning Outcome 3.3: The teacher candidate will understand the role of troubleshooting, research and development, invention and innovation, and experimentation in problem solving.
  4. Program Goal 4: the students will develop abilities for a technological world.
    • Learning Outcome 4.1: The teacher candidate will be able to apply the design process.
    • Learning Outcome 4.2: The teacher candidate will be able to use and maintain technological products and systems.
    • Learning Outcome 4.3: The teacher candidate will have the abilities to assess the impact of products and systems.
  5. Program Goal 5: The students will develop an understanding of the designed world with practical applications.
    • Learning Outcome 5.1: The teacher candidate will analyze the principles, concepts and applications of medical technologies.
    • Learning Outcome 5.2: The teacher candidate will analyze the principles, concepts and applications of agricultural and related bio- technologies.
    • Learning Outcome 5.3: The teacher candidate will analyze the principles, concepts and applications of energy and power technologies.
    • Learning Outcome 5.4: the teacher candidate will analyze the principles, concepts and applications of information and communication technologies.
    • Learning Outcome 5.5: the teacher candidate will analyze the principles, concepts and applications of transportation technologies.
    • Learning Outcome 5.6: The teacher candidate will analyze the principles, concepts and applications of manufacturing technologies.
    • Learning Outcome 5.7: The teacher candidate will analyze the principles, concepts and applications of construction technologies.

    Additional Learning Outcomes for Industrial Education program are:

    1. Demonstrate the ability to plan and implement an Industrial Education curriculum.
    2. Satisfy University, South Carolina State Department of Education, and CAEP requirements for Teacher Certification.