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2014 Webinar Profile

HFES Accreditation Requirements, Guidelines, and Process
Presented by Barbara Chaparro, HFES Accreditation Committee Chair and Pat DeLucia, past HFES Accreditation Committee Chair
Monday, April 28

View the recording (wmv; 66 MB) and download the slides (pdf; 936 kb) from the webinar.

ABOUT THE WEBINAR
The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society instituted an accreditation program for human factors/ergonomics and related graduate programs in 1989. There are currently 15 accredited programs. This webinar will provide an overview of the HFES accreditation process and information about program requirements for accreditation. In addition, the process for application and renewal will be discussed, along with guidelines and tips for a streamlined submission.

ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Barbara Chaparro, PhD, is the current chair of the HFES Accreditation Committee. Prior to being appointed as chair, she served as a reviewer on the committee for two years. Barbara is coordinator of the Human Factors Psychology Graduate Program at Wichita State University, which has been accredited since 2002.

Pat DeLucia, PhD, chaired the HFES Accreditation Committee from 2010 to 2013. She was a member of the HFES Program Accreditation Task Force in 2010 and chaired the Education and Training Committee from 2004 to 2009. Pat has served as coordinator of the Human Factors Psychology Program at Texas Tech University since 1991. Texas Tech received its HFES program accreditation in 2002. Pat is a Fellow of HFES and editor in chief of Human Factors.