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Core Curricular Elements Of Effective Undergraduate Technology Management Academic Programs, Pamela R. Becker Jul 2008

Core Curricular Elements Of Effective Undergraduate Technology Management Academic Programs, Pamela R. Becker

Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

Technology management skills have become increasingly important to employers in today’s rapidly changing technological environment; yet a scarcity of research exists regarding desired core competencies of undergraduate technology management majors. The purpose of this study was to determine the core curricular elements of an effective undergraduate technology management academic program.

A quantitative mixed-mode (Internet-based and paper-based) survey design using a 5-point Likert rating (strongly agree, somewhat agree, neither agree nor disagree, somewhat disagree, and strongly disagree) was used to solicit opinions from members of the sample population regarding core curricular elements of effective undergraduate technology management programs. Implementation of this …