Tom Hall

Tom Hall

Professor Emeritus, Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Tom Hall is Professor Emeritus, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, where he taught Electronics Engineering Technology from 1995 until 2010. He retired as a Colonel from the U.S. Army having served for 26 years. As department head, he was responsible for the initial accreditation of the Electronics Engineering Technology program and the creation of Louisiana’s first Industrial Engineering Technology program.

Hall is a Fellow of the American Society for Engineering Education and a Life Senior Member of IEEE. He has worked with ABET since 2002, including time as a PEV for IEEE and as a commissioner of ETAC. He currently serves as Chair of ETAC.

Designing Effective Online Display Materials to Support ABET Evaluation

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Online display materials must meet requirements in the ABET Policy and Procedure Manual, must support accreditation criteria, and must be easily assessable by evaluators. In addition, online materials should be available well before the visit, whether onsite, hybrid, or virtual. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus (ERAU/WW) recently concluded a successful site visit based largely on […]

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Implementing ETAC General and Program Criteria Revisions in 2019–2020

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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, […]

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