Designing and Evaluating the Accreditation Model of Technical and Engineering Curricula at the Undergraduate Level (Case: Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran)

Document Type : Original Article


1 Faculty Member of Secretariat of the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution, Tehran, Iran

2 Faculty Member of Faculty of Social Sciences of velayat university, Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran

3 Faculty Member of National Organization Education Test, Tehran, Iran

4 faculty member of Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of University of tehran, Tehran, Iran



Objective:Designing a model for the validation of technical and engineering curricula at the undergraduate level
Methods:a purposeful and descriptive survey was used based on a mixed approach. The statistical population of this study was in the quantitative section, all the faculty members of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Departments located in Tehran in the academic year of 1997-96. Faculty members were elected to the faculties of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Tehran. In the quantitative section, 80 individuals were selected by multistage sampling method and in the qualitative section, 30 faculty members were finally selected. In order to formulate a model of accreditation of technical and engineering curricula, firstly, in three stages, with the sample of faculty members, 8 factors, 26 criteria and 92 markers were used to validate the curricula of the mentioned disciplines
Results:The weight of each was determined in validating the fields. Finally, the curriculum validation pattern of the disciplines concerned is comprised of 8 components
Conclusion:and operationalization of the template and factors, program validation criteria and indicators. The undergraduate technical and engineering courses were designed


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