Professional Development Achieved

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Primary Author/Point of ContactDenny Davis
Other Contributing Author(s)Steve Beyerlein, Patsy Brackin, Phil Thompson, Susannah Howe, Javed Khan, Howard Davis, Paul Leiffer, Jay McCormack
Institution where resource originatedWashington State University
Disciplines in which resource has been usedMultidisciplinary within engineering
Type(s) of institution(s) at which resource has been usedResearch intensive, doctoral
Capstone course duration (weeks)30
Nature of capstone projects connected with resourceIndustry-sponsored, Student-defined, Socially-motivated
Timing of resource usage in capstoneEnd
First year resource was used in capstone2009
Resource Description
Notes/Observations/Constraints/AdviceUse this Professional Development Achieved assessment near the end of a project experience. As a preparatory exercise, assign students early in the project to identify a need for professional development, and tell them they are responsible to document evidence of achievement. This assessment is requiring the students to deliver on the earlier assignment.
Assessments Meta Data
Category of outcomes assessedIndependent/life-long learning
Types of student responses requiredWritten document
Rubrics for scoring (check one): Yes, rubrics included
Number of students typically assessed at one time using this instrument25-74
Instrument testingTest data analyzed
Scoring consistency by multiple ratersSome evidence
Validity or accuracy in measuring what was intendedSome evidence
Associated PublicationMcCormack, Jay, Steven Beyerlein, M. Patricia Brackin, Denny Davis, Michael Trevisan, Howard Davis, Jennifer Lebeau, et al. “Assessing Professional Skill Development in Capstone Design Courses.” International Journal of Engineering Education Volume. 27, no. Number 6 (2011): 1308–23.

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