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Perceptions Of Manufacturing Management Knowledge And The Four Pillars, Mark Doggett, Muhammad Jahan Nov 2014

Perceptions Of Manufacturing Management Knowledge And The Four Pillars, Mark Doggett, Muhammad Jahan

Mark Doggett

Discusses survey research on the perceptions of manufacturing students and faculty regarding the Four Pillars manufacturing management foundational area. Manufacturing programs were surveyed regarding the knowledge required for entry level manufacturing managers. Specifically, the survey sought to answer the following research questions: 1) What fundamental knowledge is most important for an entry-level manufacturing manager? 2) What fundamental knowledge is most frequently covered in manufacturing education programs? 3) Is the required manufacturing management knowledge specified by the Four Pillars model congruent with what is being taught and what is important for an entry-level manufacturing manager?


Online Learning Preferences Of Engineering Technology Management Graduate Students, Mark Doggett Jun 2014

Online Learning Preferences Of Engineering Technology Management Graduate Students, Mark Doggett

Mark Doggett

As online graduate programs continue to grow, so does the availability of learning media and delivery tools. Faculty and students are increasingly using web-based means of communication such as blogs, wikis, threaded discussions, and collaborative tools in addition to assigning traditional readings, lecture notes, homework, writing exercises, and examinations. There have always been numerous choices available to instructors for the delivery of content and the assessment of learning, but now there are more varieties of instructional technologies from which to choose. Given the choice, are there certain online approaches that engineering technology management graduate students prefer? Qualitative and quantitative data ...