Professor, Pittsburg State University
James Lookadoo is a volunteer for the Engineering Technology Accrediting Commission (ETAC) of ABET. His service includes 28 visits as Evaluator or Team Chair and extends back to 2001. Most recently, he served as a Program Evaluator on one of the two pilot visits testing the new general criteria effective this current cycle. He currently serves as chair of ETAC.
ETAC has implemented a significant revision of Criteria 3, 5, 6 and program-criteria. The 2019-2020 accreditation cycle is the first full accreditation cycle using the modified criteria—and evidence to date indicates that the changes have been successful. First, a quick review of the changes will be presented, along with the logic behind those changes. Next, […]