Knowledge assessment in statics: Concepts versus skills

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The value of good assessment instruments for evaluating the learning of engineering students is discussed. These assessment instruments can be used to both measure student learning and to evaluate changes in teaching. Delphi process has proven to be process that provides both an enhancement of content and a solid verification of both the content and importance of the statics concepts and knowledge areas deemed important by the the engineering educator community. The ongoing Delphi process to refine the inventory of important statics concepts and validate the concepts with a border group of subject matter experts is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8637-8646
Number of pages10
JournalASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
StatePublished - Oct 25 2004
EventASEE 2004 Annual Conference and Exposition, "Engineering Researchs New Heights" - Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Duration: Jun 20 2004Jun 23 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering


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