"We have to ensure that the standards are credible and accreditable
," he says.
"The part of the agreement that specifies that our curricula shall be so designed that they are not accreditable
by the Engineering Council for Professional Development is especially troublesome to professional engineers," wrote Gunderson.
The assessment covered many aspects of the Laboratory's quality system as well as the intricate details of the following seven accreditable
disciplines: controlled substances, firearms and toolmarks, latent prints, questioned documents, serology and DNA, toxicology, and trace evidence.
In their desire to control the educational process and make it accountable, this government is in danger of reducing it to the testable and accreditable
. Not only does this fail to make economic sense, it does not make educational sense either.
It has largely evaluated the practice of mental health practitioners who have used psychological interventions as part of their work, but rarely evaluated practitioners who have completed an accreditable
training in these methods.
The need to incorporate content relating to social policy, community organization, administration, and nonclinical group work into an accreditable
curriculum often leads to the assignment of clinically prepared faculty to teach such content.