DACUM | KSA

DACUM stands for Defining a Curriculum. A DACUM consists of a focus group of industry experts and a certified DACUM facilitator.  Through storyboarding, the focus group identifies the major tasks and duties associated with particular professions. The NCAT team, and partners have produced several DACUM reports to support technician-level education and workforce development related to AT. These resources include:

DACUM

GeoTech Geospatial Analyst dacum

DACUM Research Chart for Geospatial Analyst developed by the GeoTech Center in 2013.

GeoTech Geospatial Analyst dacum

GeoTech Center
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DACUM

SUAS Operations Technician DACUM Research Chart

DACUM Research Chart developed by GeoTEd-UAS/Virginia Advanced Study Strategies.

SUAS Operations Technician DACUM Research Chart

Virginia Advanced Study Strategies
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sUAS Initial Competency Set Summary Report

sUAS Initial Competency Set Curriculum Review Summary Report developed by Sinclair Community College.

sUAS Initial Competency Set Summary Report

Sinclair Community College
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DACUM Research Chart for UAS Maintenance Technician

DACUM Research Chart for UAS Maintenance Technician sponsored by SpaceTEC.

DACUM Research Chart for UAS Maintenance Technician

SpaceTEC
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DACUM

DACUM Chart for unmanned systems Technician

Charts a summary of the tasks and duties associated with Terrestrial, Marine, and Airborne Autonomous Vehicle Technicians.

DACUM Chart for unmanned systems Technician

Virginia Community College system member institutions utilizing DACUM to target curriculum development for students seeking employment opportunities.
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DACUM

Southern California UAS DACUM

Many tasks and duties with the UASSTEP DACUM mirror the GeoTEd-UAS DACUM and is used to further validate the GeoTEd-UAS DACUM.

Southern California UAS DACUM

UASTEP, based in Southern California, completed this DACUM in 2018.
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2016 GIS DACUM Research Chart for GIS Technician

This chart maps the tasks and duties associated with an entry level GIS Technician.

2016 GIS DACUM Research Chart for GIS Technician

Utilized by Virginia Community College member institutions, as well as dual-enrollment GIS high school courses in Virginia.
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