Month: November 2020

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Honda Talent Manager Suggests Educators Add IT Skills & Data Analysis to Industrial Maintenance Programs

Scot McLemore, manager of Talent Acquisition and Deployment at American Honda Motor Company, Inc., places technology trends in two categories: 1) technological advances specific to the products being manufactured and 2) Industry 4.0, particularly the internet of things (IoT). To prepare technicians for advancements in both categories, he suggests educators integrate information technology (IT) basics …

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Instructional Cards Provide Roadmap to 43 Cross-Disciplinary Skills

Instructional cards on 43 crosscutting knowledge and skills—that experts advising the Preparing Technicians for the Future of Work project consider essential for STEM technicians to learn in the next decade—are almost ready for prime time. With guidance from industry representatives and community college educators, project leaders identified these three broad skill areas as cross-disciplinary and …

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