Professional Responsibility Achieved

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general Meta Data
Primary Author/Point of ContactDenny Davis
Other Contributing Author(s)Howard Davis, Steve Beyerlein, Jay MCCormack, Phil Thompson, Patsy Brackin, Susannah Howe, Paul Leiffer, Javed Khan
Institution where resource originated
Disciplines in which resource has been usedMultidisciplinary including non-engineers
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, International, Socially-motivated, Entrepreneurial
Timing of resource usage in capstoneEnd
First year resource was used in capstone2010
Resource Description
Notes/Observations/Constraints/AdviceUse this assessment near the end of a project experience. It should follow discussions and application of engineering codes of ethics in the project context.
Assessments Meta Data
Category of outcomes assessedEthics and responsibility
Types of student responses requiredMultiple-choice selections, Explanation of conditions, items, or process
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, Denny Davis, Michael Trevisan, Jennifer Lebeau, Howard Davis, Susannah Howe, et al. “Contextualizing Engineering Ethics in Capstone Projects Using the IDEALS Professional Responsibility Assessment.” International Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 28, no. No. 2 (2012): pp. 416–24.

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