New Orleans, Louisiana
June 26, 2016
June 26, 2016
August 28, 2016
Continuing Professional Development
Making engineering education accessible to those without the ideal background has long been a challenge. Faculty are looking to admit students with demonstrated academic competence. How can we help potential students prove and/or gain competence in order to gain access to a high-quality engineering education? This session will walk through an experiment with a competency-based model that allows students to demonstrate competence to fill in gaps in the background. It will include insight into the process of determining the competencies and working backwards to design the curriculum and assessments. It will also provide background on the evolution of this approach from a focus on 'gap' undergraduate courses generally in demand to a modular, competency-based approach.
LeBlanc, R. (2016, June), Piloting Accessible Engineering Education Online Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. 10.18260/p.25903
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