Establishing the trustworthiness of scenario assignments as assessment tools for undergraduate engineering education

@article{McMartin1999EstablishingTT,
  title={Establishing the trustworthiness of scenario assignments as assessment tools for undergraduate engineering education},
  author={Flora P. McMartin and Ann McKenna and Ken Youssefi},
  journal={FIE'99 Frontiers in Education. 29th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. Designing the Future of Science and Engineering Education. Conference Proceedings (IEEE Cat. No.99CH37011},
  year={1999},
  volume={3},
  pages={13C1/7-13C113 vol.3}
}
How to establish the trustworthiness of qualitative tools to assess students' knowledge of engineering practices, teamwork and problem solving is a question that remains unanswered for many faculty. This paper describes a process that was conducted to ensure the dependability of scenario assignments. Scenarios are a qualitative performance assessment tool designed to assess students' knowledge of engineering practices, teamwork, and problem solving. Two scoring rubrics, a holistic and an… CONTINUE READING
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