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  1. National Resource Center for Expanding Excellence in Technician Education Partially funded by the National Science Foundation SC ATE Center of Excellence

  2. SC ATE Mission To increase the quality, quantity, and diversity of Engineering Technology graduates in support of economic development

  3. Technology Gateway’s Role • Ramp to technology-based, post-secondary programs • Under-prepared college students • High school students • At-risk, disengaged students

  4. Teaching Methodologies • Content integration across disciplines • Learning communities/teamwork • Collaborative/active learning • Multiple intelligences • Workplace relevance • Problem solving • Project based • Open-ended problems with multiple solutions

  5. Traditional Structure Math Science Communication Technology

  6. New Structure Math Science Problem-Based Learning Communication Technology

  7. Math SC ATE Integrated Curricula Science Problem-Based Learning Communication Technology

  8. Math Science SC ATE Integrated Curricula Problem-Based Learning Communication Technology

  9. Math Science SC ATE Integrated Curricula Problem-Based Learning Communication Technology

  10. Math Communication Science SC ATE Integrated Curricula Technology Problem-Based Learning

  11. SC ATE Center of Excellence Technology Gateway & Industrial Curricula 1 or 2 semesters • Technology Gateway • integrated (math, English, tech.) • problem-based ► design • Industrial Core (new in 2006) • integrated (math, English, tech.) • problem-based ► maintenance

  12. Is the SC ATE curriculum good? • SC ATE ET Core curriculum ranked 4.0 on a 0-4 scale for "its effectiveness in helping students learn the knowledge and skills and/or practices needed to be successful in the technical workplace."1 1 Evaluation Center, Western Michigan University, 2003.

  13. Success • African-American enrollment has increased from 15% to 39%, and the time it takes a student to graduate with an associate degree in engineering technology has been reduced from 3.8 years to 2.2 years.

  14. 1998 All SC Tech Colleges ET vs. 2002-03 SC ATE sites

  15. Technology Gateway • Student model for Simple Machines project

  16. From 1998 baseline data, enrollment has doubled.Graduation rates have increased from 12% to more than 40%

  17. Connection to drop-out prevention • 15 Research-based strategies (NDPC) • 5 for instruction • Professional development • Active learning • Educational technology • Individualized instruction • Career and Technical Education

  18. Contact information • Elaine L. Craft, Director SC ATE Center of Excellence & President, SCATE Inc. www.scate.org Florence-Darlington Technical College 843-661-8126 Elaine.Craft@fdtc.edu