A Survey Study on the Performance of Accreditation Program for Engineering Education

공학인증 프로그램의 성과에 대한 조사연구

  • Sung, Jai-Mie (Industrial Management, Korea Univ. of Technology and Education) ;
  • Kang, Seung-Chan (Information Technology Engineering, Korea Univ. of Technology and Education) ;
  • Min, Dong-Kyun (Mechatronics Engineering, Korea Univ. of Technology and Education)
  • 성지미 (한국기술교육대학교 산업경영학부) ;
  • 강승찬 (한국기술교육대학교 정보기술공학부) ;
  • 민동균 (한국기술교육대학교 메카트로닉스공학부)
  • Received : 2009.05.22
  • Accepted : 2009.11.17
  • Published : 2009.12.31

Abstract

This study investigates the performance of accreditation programs for engineering education in Korea using questionnaire. The survey includes workers who graduated the accreditation programs, supervisors of the workplace of the graduates, and professors or related persons of the universities. Overall the results shows that related three groups of individuals evaluates the program positively. The accreditation programs have positive effect on the labor market entrance and performances in the workplace estimated by earnings. Compared with major courses, courses of liberal arts and social science needs revision to have more positive response from graduates and employers. Also the program has to give more attention to strengthen the competencies related to professionals and ethics related with job, and adjustment in the work environment.

Keywords

Accreditation Program;Questionnaire Survey;Evaluation;Performance;Earnings

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