What is DACUM? What is
DACUM (Developing A
is a quick, effectively, relatively low cost method of analyzing jobs and
occupations that has been used worldwide for more than 40 years. It
results in the production of a DACUM chart listing the duties, tasks, and
related information about the job. The chart provides a solid and relevant
foundation for developing a curriculum and instructional materials.
Curriculum and Instructional
Development) is designed to
quickly and systematically produce relvant, high-quality, competency-based
instructional materials based on the job/occupational analysis developed using
the DACUM process.
How Can I Become DACUM/SCID
Training for DACUM facilitators and SCID practitioners is
available several times a year at the Center on Education and Training for
Employment (CETE), The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, or at your site
Three types of DACUM services are available from
two-day workshop can be conducted in Columbus or at your location. The
outcome of such a workshop is a well developed DACUM research chart listing
the duties and tasks that define the job, plus some related information.
five-day DACUM Institute can be conducted in Columbus or at your location if
six or more persons are to be trained. This program prepares you to be
a certified DACUM facilitator.
Research Chart Bank - Approximately 200 different job anlayses are available
in DACUM Research Chart form. All of these represent the results of a
two-day workshop conducted within the last eight years.
SCID is presented in a comprehensive 5-day workshop that
enables the practitioner to learn and implement critical tasks essential for
developing competency-based learner-centered curriculum and instructional
Experienced SCID curriculum developers are also available to
conduct task verification, task analysis, and to develop learning guides and