“Technical skills are important, but without employability skills,
technical skills are merely commodities. Employability skills
turn intellectual commodities into intellectual capital.”
– Peter Saflund

Information Technology Workforce Skills Study,
Broadening Advanced Technological Education Connections

project outcomes


The following results are expected from project activities.

As a result of Goal 1:

Establishment of active, collaborative relationship between instructors and sector employers and documentation of that collaboration model.

As a result of Goal 2:

Proof of concept of the process for creation and implementation of scenario-based curriculum projects integrating technical and employability skills in a program of study across a continuum of courses; change in classroom climate regarding teaching of employability skills.

As a result of Goal 3:

As a result of Goal 3: Replication of the employer engagement and integrated curriculum development processes in additional sectors.