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  1. 1. Indicators of New Curriculum Future Workforce Trends Technology Trends Futurist Predictions Anticipated New Programs Applied/Basic Research Economic Development Efforts New Programs/Courses Program Revisions Expressed Need Associate Degrees Local Needs Advanced Technology Certificates Special Topics Certificates
  2. 2. Future Workforce Trends Technology Trends Futurist Predictions Anticipated New Programs Applied/Basic Research Economic Development Efforts New Programs/Courses Program Revisions Expressed Need Associate Degrees Local Needs Advanced Technology Certificates Special Topics Certificates t Indicators of New Curriculum
  3. 3. Emerging Technologies and the 5th World Michael Bettersworth & JimBrazell
  4. 4. • How many of you are involved in career and technical education? • How is career and technical education changing? • What are the challenges you face today?
  5. 5. • Where are the new jobs? • Can you characterize industry’s needs? • How do you partner and relate to your local workforce board (org)? • How do you partner with economic development organizations in your local area?
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  7. 7. Workforce Context
  8. 8. The number of jobs requiring technical training is growing at five times the rate of other occupations. Innovate America, U.S. Council on Competitiveness Workforce Context
  9. 9. Texas Cluster Initiative - Workforce “60% of the jobs in the Texas biotechnology cluster require only an associates degree or certificate.” The reality is many of the Texas Cluster’s high-tech jobs are split between requirements for community and technical college degrees and 4-year degrees. Skilled technical jobs are attainable and critically needed by industry. Dr. Mae Jemison, Chair, Biotechnology Cluster
  10. 10. Workforce Context
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  12. 12. Navy Job Mergers
  13. 13. Job Mergers – Wind Turbine Lineman Oil Field Farm Mechanic Wind Turbine Tech
  14. 14. Wind Turbines • Instrumentation • Hydraulic Systems • Electronics Systems • Mechanical Systems • Airfoils & Composites • Data Communications Wind Turbine Technician
  15. 15. Samuel Palmisano (CEO, IBM): Business Week: 10.11.2004 100 million jobs are going to be created in a lot of these cross-disciplinary fields Council on Competitiveness: National Innovation Initiative Workforce Context
  16. 16. Preview
  17. 17. Mechatronics The synergistic combination of mechanical engineering, electronics, control systems and computers. Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Departments at RPI All Contents Copyright(C) 2001 Mechatronics Lab at RPI
  18. 18. Energy-CHP
  19. 19. Automotive
  20. 20. Mechatronics at TSTC
  21. 21. Mechatronics The synergistic combination of mechanical engineering, electronics, control systems and computers. Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Departments at RPI All Contents Copyright(C) 2001 Mechatronics Lab at RPI
  22. 22. (Harbor Research, 2003)
  23. 23. (Harbor Research, 2003) 1994 - 2004
  24. 24. (Harbor Research, 2003)
  25. 25. (Harbor Research, 2003) 2004 - 2014
  26. 26. Drivers • Kurzwiel • Coopers • Metcalfe • Innovation (US Council) • Changing nature of innovation • US position as innovator, as trend setter, as entrepreneur
  27. 27. Ray Kurzweil & The Singularity Go to www.singularity.com for more info.
  28. 28. Ray Kurzweil Source: Kurzweil, The Singularity is Near Exponentially more Power over Time.
  29. 29. Ray Kurzweil Exponentially less Cost over Time. Source: Kurzweil, The Singularity is Near
  30. 30. Ray Kurzweil Source: Kurzweil, The Singularity is Near Did your regional college have a web program in 1995? Does your regional college have a web curriculum today?
  31. 31. Ray Kurzweil An analysis of the history of technology shows that technological change is exponential, contrary to the common- sense "intuitive linear" view. 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% 0 10 5020 100 Time 30 40 60 70 80 90 Linear View 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% 0 10 5020 100 Time 30 40 60 70 80 90 Exponential View
  32. 32. “So we won't experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century -- it will be more like 20,000 years of progress (at today's rate)… because we're doubling the rate of progress every decade, we'll see a century of progress--at today's rate--in only 25 calendar years.” Kurzweil, KurzweilAI.net, March 7, 2001
  33. 33. “So we won't experience 100 years of progress in the 21st century -- it will be more like 20,000 years of progress (at today's rate)… because we're doubling the rate of progress every decade, we'll see a century of progress--at today's rate--in only 25 calendar years.” Kurzweil, KurzweilAI.net, March 7, 2001
  34. 34. Preview • Workforce • Education • Learning Strategies
  35. 35. The Texas Industry Cluster Initiative leaders emphasize that curricula must be increasingly responsive and adaptable to advances in technology. Texas Cluster Initiative - Education
  36. 36. Texas Emerging Technology Workforce Curriculum Forecasting Detailed Analysis Potential Emerging Technology Topics Preliminary Emerging Technology Topics Enviro Scanning Industry Surveys CTC Surveys Texas Economic Clusters •Criteria for Determining to Target a Particular Topic •Is it a high skill/high wage industry environment? •Can existing curricula be leveraged? •What is the CTC curriculum history in this area? •What is the Industry lifecycle point (growth industry)? •Does the topic indicate a potential industry shift? •“Wildcards” Outcome: Topic recommendations for consideration. Criteria for Selection for Detailed Analysis •Jobs. Positive strategic employment growth projections. •Trends. Promisingly competitive environment for industry. •Timing. Timing of workforce demand justifies development. •CTC Relevance. Appropriate level of education. •Utility. Cross-functional nature of knowledge, skills, and abilities. •Significant structural change within industry. Outcome: TechBriefs. Topics selected for further analysis or marked for continued tracking. Criteria for Outputs of Detailed Studies •Further strategic employment projections. •Drivers and constraints affecting the industry. •Size and location of market. •Connection(s) to existing CTC awards. •Ability and ease of replication. •Physical and capital costs. •Industry and education partnerships to be leveraged. •Anticipated longevity of curriculum. •Linkages to previous CD products •National Best Practices Outcome: Detail Study. Detailed recommendations and specifications for funding. 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 4th Quarter R E S E A R C H R E S E A R C H
  37. 37. The Texas Industry Cluster Initiative leaders emphasize the alignment of workforce skill requirements and through all levels of P16 education. Texas Cluster Initiative - Education
  38. 38. 1. Advanced Technologies and Manufacturing a) Nanotechnology and Materials b) Micro-electromechanical Systems c) Semiconductor Manufacturing d) Automotive Manufacturing 2. Aerospace and Defense 3. Biotechnology and Life Sciences(Excluding Medical Services) 4. Information and Computer Technology a) Communications Equipment b) Computing Equipment Semiconductors c) Information Technology 5. Petroleum Refining and Chemical Products 6. Energy a) Oil and Gas Production b) Power Generation and Transmission c) Manufactured Energy Systems Texas Cluster Initiative
  39. 39. 1. Advanced Technologies and Manufacturing a) Nanotechnology and Materials b) Micro-electromechanical Systems c) Semiconductor Manufacturing d) Automotive Manufacturing 2. Aerospace and Defense 3. Biotechnology and Life Sciences(Excluding Medical Services) 4. Information and Computer Technology a) Communications Equipment b) Computing Equipment Semiconductors c) Information Technology 5. Petroleum Refining and Chemical Products 6. Energy a) Oil and Gas Production b) Power Generation and Transmission c) Manufactured Energy Systems Texas Cluster Initiative
  40. 40. U.S. Hybrid Vehicle Releases • Honda Accord • Honda Civic • Honda Insight • Toyota Prius • Ford Escape SUV • Lexus RX 400h SUV • Toyota Highlander SUV • Mercury Mariner SUV • GM Silverado & Sierra Technologies & Skills • Combustion Engine • Transmission • Electric Motor • Generator • Batteries • High Voltage Circuitry • Energy Management Sys Hybrid Vehicles 9 Today 21 In 2 years Hybrid Tech
  41. 41. Home Technology Integration Source: Internet Home Alliance, Net Gain: Advancing the Market for Home Technology Integrators, 2004 “the convergence or merging of previously separate technologies and systems in the home, including integrated home control, computer/home network, communications, lighting and energy management, entertainment and security, health and safety.” HT Integrator
  42. 42. Technologies & Skills • Computer Security • Computer Maintenance • Computer Systems Administratio • Computer Forensics • Following Rules of Evidence • Expert Interpretation Applications • Law Enforcement • Corporate Sector • Data Recovery • Consulting/Private Investigations Digital Forensics Digital Forensics Specialist
  43. 43. Wind Turbines • Instrumentation • Hydraulic Systems • Electronics Systems • Mechanical Systems • Airfoils & Composites • Data Communications Wind Turbine Technician
  44. 44. Fuel Cells • Math • Physics • Chemistry • Instrumentation • Electrical Theory & Devices • Industrial Automatic Control • Programmable Logic Controllers Fuel Cell Systems Technician
  45. 45. Mechatronics The synergistic combination of mechanical engineering, electronics, control systems and computers. Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Departments at RPI All Contents Copyright(C) 2001 Mechatronics Lab at RPI From: Jim Brazell, 5th World
  46. 46. Nanotechnology Fuel Cells Digital Games Homeland Security ADM, Hybrid, MEMS, Computer Forensics Wireless: M2M Resulting Emerging Technology Studies
  47. 47. www.forecasting.system.tstc.edu • Download complete emerging technology studies for free • Register with the site for future publications • Participate in emerging technology topic surveys
  48. 48. Resulting Emerging Technology Briefs • Artificial Intelligence • Crime Scene Technician • Home Technology Integration • Liquefied Natural Gas • Mechatronics • Nuclear Power Technician • Photovoltaic Technician • Polysomnography • Retinal Angiographer • Wind Turbines
  49. 49. www.tslccd.org • Curriculum • Lesson Plans • Syllabi • Contacts • Partners • Examples
  50. 50. www.thecb.state.tx.us/OS/Grants/Perkins/ • Get paid to develop new curriculum! • $150,000 towards DACUM, PCAL, travel, advisory committees, contracting, materials, research, etc.
  51. 51. Preview • Workforce • Education • Learning Strategies
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  53. 53. Adapted from Charles Ostman Senior Fellow Institute for Global Futures NEURO NANO BIOINFO S&T Convergence
  54. 54. Transdisciplinarity
  55. 55. Source: Brazell, IC2 Institute, 2004 Yang Cai, Ingo Snel, Betty Chenga, Suman Bharathi, Clementine Klein d, Judith Klein- Seetharaman; Carnegie Mellon University, University of Frankfurt, Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. www.andrew.cmu.edu/~ycai/biogame.pdf BIOSIM 1.0
  56. 56. Chemistry Engineering BiologyPhysics Educational Convergence Informatics
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  58. 58. Math Engineering TechScience STEM
  59. 59. Math Engineering TechScience ARTS
  60. 60. Math Engineering TechScience TEAMS
  61. 61. GAME TEAMS Games have captured millennials imagination and time. Leverage the attention economy of games to develop next generation workforce. We need to pierce the veil of play and support game-based constructivist learning. Transdisciplinarity is the common denominator. Games NANO BIO INFO NEURO Game Builder = System Builder TEAMS Educational Pull
  62. 62. Population: 1.4MM Growth: 1200/day Educational Sites 3 - 5 minutes EA online games 9 minutes AOL Entertainment 10 minutes Whyville.net 59 minutes Yahoo! Games 78 minutes MEAN TIME PER USER LOGIN Discovery.com: 96 million Whyville.net: 58.4 million BigChalk: 11 million Time for Kids: 8 million New York Times Learning Net: 1.2 million Cosmogirl: 425,000 PAGE VIEWS ©numedeon,inc.2003 The average time per log in July was 3.8 hours making it second to Neopets.
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  64. 64. Mechatronics The synergistic combination of mechanical engineering, electronics, control systems and computers. Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Departments at RPI All Contents Copyright(C) 2001 Mechatronics Lab at RPI
  65. 65. Preview • Workforce • Education • Learning Strategies
  66. 66. Ray Kurzweil & The Singularity Go to www.singularity.com for more info.
  67. 67. What is driving these advances? Innovation & Competitiveness “Innovation is the key to driving growth and prosperity. Economists calculate that approximately 50% of U.S. annual GDP growth is attributed to increases in innovation.” Council on Competitiveness
  68. 68. Changing Nature of Innovation 1. Faster 2. Multidisciplinary 3. Collaborative 4. Democratized 5. Global From: Measuring Regional Innovation, Council on Competitiveness http://www.compete.org/
  69. 69. Technology curriculum is increasingly multidisciplinary, comprising knowledge, skills and abilities from traditionally desperate academic and occupational domains. Changing Nature of Innovation
  70. 70. “…the changing nature of innovation and accelerating global competition means that the U.S. can no longer rest on its past success. Our innovation leadership is not guaranteed and neither is our history of a rising living standard. To sustain our growth, we must innovate more, innovate better, and innovate faster.” Measuring Regional Innovation Council on Competitiveness
  71. 71. “…the changing nature of innovation and accelerating global competition means that the U.S. can no longer rest on its past success. Our innovation leadership is not guaranteed and neither is our history of a rising living standard. To sustain our growth, we must innovate more, innovate better, and innovate faster.” Measuring Regional Innovation Council on Competitiveness
  72. 72. “…the changing nature of innovation and accelerating global competition means that the U.S. can no longer rest on its past success. Our innovation leadership is not guaranteed and neither is our history of a rising living standard. To sustain our growth, we must innovate more, innovate better, and innovate faster.” Measuring Regional Innovation Council on Competitiveness
  73. 73. “…the changing nature of innovation and accelerating global competition means that the U.S. can no longer rest on its past success. Our innovation leadership is not guaranteed and neither is our history of a rising living standard. To sustain our growth, we must innovate more, innovate better, and innovate faster.” Measuring Regional Innovation Council on Competitiveness
  74. 74. “The future will always surprise us… …but it shouldn’t dumbfound us.” Buckminster Fuller
  75. 75. JimBrazell Consulting Analyst Digital Media Collaboratory UT Austin jim@ventureramp.com 210-381-6476 www.ventureramp.com Michael A Bettersworth Associate Vice ChancellorforTechnology Advancement Texas State Technical College michael.bettersworth@tstc.edu 512.391.1705 www.system.tstc.edu/forecasting

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