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A P-12 Engineering Learning Framework: Expectations and Resources Toward Achieving Engineering Literacy for All

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2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access

Location

Virtual Conference

Publication Date

July 26, 2021

Start Date

July 26, 2021

End Date

July 19, 2022

Conference Session

Pre-College Engineering Education Division Resource Exchange

Tagged Division

Pre-College Engineering Education

Tagged Topic

Diversity

Page Count

3

DOI

10.18260/1-2--36600

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https://peer.asee.org/36600

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27

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Greg J. Strimel Purdue University at West Lafayette (PPI) Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0002-4847-4526

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Greg J. Strimel, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Technology Leadership and Innovation and coordinator of the Design and Innovation Minor at Purdue University. Dr. Strimel conducts research on design pedagogy, cognition, and assessment as well as the preparation of K-12 engineering teachers.

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Abstract

The Framework for P-12 Engineering Learning has been published as a practical guide for developing coherent, authentic, and equitable engineering learning initiatives/programs across schools. This guide includes defining the three-dimensions of engineering learning as well as identifying common learning goals that all students should reach to become engineering literate. Accordingly, this resource will provide a brief introduction to the contents of the framework and explore how the highlighted engineering concepts can build upon each other to influence more immediate and purposeful instructional practice. This resource will also highlight instructional materials (i.e., engineering performance matrices and sample lesson plans) to teach engineering, with increased sophistication over time, within socially-relevant and culturally-situated contexts.

Strimel, G. J. (2021, July), A P-12 Engineering Learning Framework: Expectations and Resources Toward Achieving Engineering Literacy for All Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. 10.18260/1-2--36600

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