Some Systems Concepts and Educational Systems Development
The development of a methodology in the instructional field related to occupational needs is an urgent matter if industry is to be supplied with appropriate manpower. Two well-known methodologies are discussed (Systems Approach; Systematic Approach, developed by the author) in relation to a survey carried out among Manufacturing Engineers. Other problem-decision areas needing more systematic methods are also discussed, including levels of instruction, occupational realism in education, development of knowledge and skills, information requirements, selection and recruitment of students, etc.
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