Consultation period:
August 6, 2019 - November 15, 2019

Consultation status:

Canadian Engineering Accreditation Board’s 2019 paper - Curriculum content measurement: Beyond the AU

Between August 6 and November 15, 2019, we consulted with stakeholders on recommendations 1 and 2 of the paper “Curriculum content measurement: Beyond the AU Engineers Canada paper recommendations”The objectives of the consultation were to:

  1. Inform stakeholders that a reduction in the minimum program total in criterion 3.4.6 from 1,950 to 1,850 AUs is being considered.
  2. Inform stakeholders that replacing the AU definition for the minimum curriculum elements in criteria 3.4.2–3.4.5 with the percentages as proposed in the paper being considered.
  3. Investigate stakeholder reaction to the report recommendations.
  4. Consolidate and synthesize stakeholder feedback with the objective of putting forward a list of recommendations for implementation.
  5. Identify barriers to change if the report recommendations are adopted.
  6. Develop a reasonable implementation plan that accommodates the diverse viewpoints of stakeholders.

Consultation document:
Curriculum content measurement: Beyond the AU

Supporting documents:
Report of the AU Task Force
Report on the AU Task Force’s 2018 consultation

Summary of consultation findings:
Report on the 2019 consultation on the Curriculum content measurement: Beyond the AU paper recommendations.

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