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Designing better engineering education through assessment : a practical resource for faculty and department chairs on using assessment and ABET criteria to improve student learning

Author: Joni E Spurlin; Sarah A Rajala; Jerome P Lavelle
Publisher: Sterling, Va. : Stylus Pub., 2008.
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"The work describes various assessment methods and provides examples of various assessment tools that have been utilized by a variety of programs. Valuable for faculty and administrators who are  Read more...

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Designing better engineering education through assessment.
Sterling, Va. : Stylus Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)698067166
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joni E Spurlin; Sarah A Rajala; Jerome P Lavelle
ISBN: 9781579222123 9781579222130 1579222129 1579222137
OCLC Number: 137222843
Description: xxiii, 360 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Understanding the nature and purpose of assessment / Linda Suskie --
Assessing student learning: ensuring undergraduate students are learning what we want them to learn / Joni E. Spurlin, Sarah A. Rajala, Jerome P. Lavelle --
Assessment methods used in undergraduate program assessment / Joni E. Spurlin --
Using assessment results for improving student learning / Barbara M. Moskal --
Tools and assessment methods specific to graduate education / J. Joseph Hoey, IV --
Barriers and challenges to assessment in engineering education / J. Joseph Hoey, IV, Eleanor W. Nault --
Overcoming resistance to change / Sherra E. Kerns, Karan Watson --
Assessing the first year of engineering education / Jerome P. Lavelle, Sarah A. Rajala --
Assessment for improving teaching and student learning within a course / C. Dianne Raubenheimer --
Using formative assessment for program improvement / Barbara M. Olds, Ronald L. Miller --
The capstone experience at the baccalaureate, master's, and doctorate levels / David G. Meyer --
The future of assessment / Mary Besterfield-Sacre, Larry J. Shuman.
Responsibility: edited by Joni E. Spurlin, Sarah A. Rajala, and Jerome P. Lavelle ; foreword by Richard M. Felder.
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