Employing Six Sigma As A Tool For Continuous Improvement In Engineering Technology Education

Virginia Westheider, Sarai Hedges
2010 Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings   unpublished
Several members of the College Assessment Committee interested in improving the college assessment plan for continuous improvement became interested in using Six Sigma methodology not only for manufacturing processes but for learning processes in engineering technology programs. Several committee members were already active in a local coalition of industry advisors therefore it was felt that we could train educators to use Six Sigma to establish benchmarks for educational goals and objectives.
more » ... ix Sigma would be piloted and used as a tool to improve the program assessment plans. The pilot project would evaluate the assessment process being used for ABET accreditation of the engineering technology programs with the goal of establishing a clearly defined closed loop continuous improvement process. Did you co-op while at CAS? Yes No (circle one) If yes, number of co-op quarters at CAS:___________ EMPLOYMENT -Confidentiality will be maintained with all information. Please indicate your current employment information and your employment information for the past five years. (Salary will only be used to calculate averages by major and will not be identified by company or person.)
doi:10.18260/1-2--16886 fatcat:rbliayqurrhpdcepbvpcfg3nfa