Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 24, 2001
June 24, 2001
June 27, 2001
6.214.1 - 6.214.9
In the 1998-1999 academic year, the College of Engineering at The Ohio State University implemented a new freshman program, known as the Introduction to Engineering (IE) Program. This program was designed to incorporate the fundamentals of engineering graphics and basic programming with hands-on labs, opportunities for teamwork, and a stronger emphasis on communication skills. To guide the program’s implementation and evaluation, a comprehensive assessment plan was developed to ensure that sufficient tools and methods were in place to properly evaluate the impact of the program. The program is now in its third year, and this plan continues to be instrumental in evaluating the program’s effectiveness. This paper presents an overview of the plan, including its tools, methods, and outcomes.
Fentiman, A., & Gustafson, R. J., & Merrill, J., & Demel, J., & Freuler, R. (2001, June), Assessment Of A Freshman Program: Introduction To Engineering At The Ohio State University Paper presented at 2001 Annual Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico. https://peer.asee.org/8928
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