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Building A Better Hybrid: Environmental Monitoring And Measurement Analysis

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2006 Annual Conference & Exposition


Chicago, Illinois

Publication Date

June 18, 2006

Start Date

June 18, 2006

End Date

June 21, 2006



Conference Session

Environmental Engineering Curricula

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Environmental Engineering

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11.292.1 - 11.292.13



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Kurt Paterson Michigan Technological University Orcid 16x16

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Learning, provides a springboard for continued learning by offering several potential next steps for interested students. These online resources allow students to proceed as deeply into additional material as desired. This section simply gets a cursory note during the class, maybe 30 seconds. Students are directed to the learning resources for further information.

Table 3. Oral presentations assessment criteria using a scale of 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) for each. Scoresheets are completed during the laboratory presentations by the instructor and given to student groups at the end of the class period. 60 points possible.

Content Criteria 1. Introduction motivates interest in work 2. Clearly-stated objectives 3. Methods and theory strongly support project 4. Results and conclusions are clearly presented 5. The presentation is effectively structured 6. Overall effectiveness of communication Delivery Criteria 7. Ability to explain 8. Mannerism and eye contact 9. Pace and length of presentation 10. Professional appearance 11. Effectiveness of visual aids Question and Answer Criteria 12. Convincing answers to questions

Table 4. Written report assessment criteria. Score sheets are completed within a week of report submission. 100 points possible.

Criteria Possible points Cover page: Present and complete 5 Introduction: Background, summary of report, statement of problem 10 Methods: Complete (materials and equipment), general theory behind 10 methodology Results: Understanding of general trends and patterns, summary of 25 data, appropriate and complete tables and graphs (title, number, legend, units) Discussion: Appropriate interpretation of data, connection between 20 data and existing knowledge, explanation of logic, suggestions for future improvement and/or research, major conclusions References: Appropriate and complete, correct format 5 Appendices: Sample calculations, data 5 Writing Style: Professional tone, grammatically correct, clear, 10 coherent, and concise Presentation: Overall appearance, appropriate use of verbal and visual 10 materials

Paterson, K. (2006, June), Building A Better Hybrid: Environmental Monitoring And Measurement Analysis Paper presented at 2006 Annual Conference & Exposition, Chicago, Illinois. 10.18260/1-2--641

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