International Students Application-Departmental Requirements
|Department of Industrial Education||Degree||Master’s|
|Enrollment Semesters||2020 Fall|
|Language of Instruction||Program taught in Chinese|
|Notes||Each student should follow the English Proficiency Test and Graduation Threshold for the Department of Industrial Education.|
|Introduction||The Department of Industrial Education was originally founded under the banner of the then Taiwan Provincial Normal College (now the National Taiwan Normal University) in 1953, and aided by the United States Agency for International Development. This Department is the first official educational institute established to cultivate teachers for vocational schools and handicraft industry in Taiwan. The master’s program started in August 1976. Later in August 1992, the doctoral program was also offered. This was the first doctoral program in the industrial education system in Taiwan. This establishment is an important milestone not only for this Department, but also for the development of technical education in Taiwan.|
To nurture technical-education teachers and promote academic and professional development, several majors, specialized areas were expanded and upgraded. The former Engineering Technology major had become an independent Industrial Arts Education Department in 1982; the former Graphic Communications & Printing Technology Branch was upgraded to Graphic Communications & Printing Technology Department in 1996; Four specialized fields, machinery, casting, drawing, and sheet metal technology under the Mechanical Branch were merged and then split out to form a Mechatronic Technology Research Institute in 2002, later it was expanded into the Mechatronic Technology Department in 2004. Likewise, the Electrical and Mechanical Technology major was expanded into the Applied Electronics Technology Research Institute in 2004. Then the institute became Department of Applied Electronics Technology in 2007.
The undergraduate program specializes in cultivating technical staff and future teachers in the criteria of Power Mechanical Engineering Electrical Engineering and Electronic Engineering Group. The master’s program aims to cultivate professional personnel area of Energy Applications, Mechanical Applications, Technical Vocational Education, and Technology Management. The doctoral program the fields of Administrative Management for Technical Vocational Education and Course Teaching. The In-Service Master’s program aims to provide further education and cultivate professional personnel in the area of Administrative Management for Technical Vocational Education and Technology Management.
At present, there are one class in each grade of the undergraduate program, one class per each area in the master's program, one class in the doctoral program, and two classes in the in-service master’s program. The total number of students in the department is about 600.
|Features of Curriculum||1.The curriculum specializes in cultivating technical staff and future teachers in the field of technical vocational education, mechanical applications, and technology management.|
2.The curriculum aims to support students to develop their skills of comprehensive analysis and independent thinking and nurtures students’ problem-solving abilities. Furthermore, to fosters their creative and innovative skills in the above-mentioned professional areas.
3.The curriculum provides an opportunity to train students’ positive personality traits and positive attitude towards self-actualization in the aforementioned fields.
4.The curriculum focuses on the education of students’ work ethics and good attitudes at work.
|Career Prospects||Following the Teacher Education System in Taiwan, the curriculum planning of the Department of Industrial Education aims to focus on work application, which includes knowledge and professional experiences. The educational purpose is not only to nurture technical staff and future teachers for technical vocational education in Taiwan but also to combines our existing teaching staff and teaching facilities to promote the diversity of different specialized fields, for instance, technical vocational, mechanical applications and technology management.|
|Contact Information||Ms Pei-Ning Liao / 886-2-7749-3362 / email@example.com|