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Author De Ramirez, L.M. ♦ Zayas, J.L. ♦ Lamancusa, J. ♦ Jorgensen, J. ♦ Hughes, F. ♦ George, R.T. ♦ Ramirez, W.J. ♦ Rosborough, J.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1996
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Computer aided software engineering ♦ Engineering education ♦ Manufacturing industries ♦ Laboratories ♦ Production facilities ♦ Collaboration ♦ US Government ♦ Knowledge engineering ♦ Chemical engineering ♦ Electronic mail
Abstract In 1994, a unique partnership of universities Penn State, University of Washington and University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez-in collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories, received funding from the ARPA Technology Reinvestment Program (TRP) to develop a new, practice-based curriculum and physical facilities for product realization and manufacturing. This initiative is named the Manufacturing Engineering Education Partnership and its overall outcome is the development at each participating institution of what we call The Learning Factory. This paper describes the project's summative assessment strategy being implemented project-wide that will allow interested parties to evaluate the project's performance and achievement of goals and objectives. It describes the project's four major tasks and deliverables, the assessment plan and its principal elements. It also presents the assessment schedule and the tools used for qualitative evaluation. The assessment scheme depicted in this paper could be used as a model for similar multi-institutional, multi-task projects.
Description Author affiliation: Puerto Rico Univ., Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (De Ramirez, L.M.)
ISBN 0780333489
ISSN 01905848
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-11-06
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 688.85 kB
Page Count 9
Starting Page 194
Ending Page 202


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library