A systematic consultation process to define graduate outcomes for engineering disciplines

Dowling, David G. and Hadgraft, Roger G. (2011) A systematic consultation process to define graduate outcomes for engineering disciplines. In: REES 2011: Research in Engineering Education Symposium, 4-7 Oct 2011, Madrid, Spain.

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Abstract

In many countries around the world, there is considerable interest in the development of robust learning outcomes for engineering and other higher education programs. These outcomes underpin the accreditation systems operated by ABET, Engineers Australia, IPENZ, EUR-ACE and the Washington Accord members. In addition, many national governments are developing quality assurance processes that will require university programs to deliver an agreed set of learning outcomes. This paper addresses the development of a systematic, data-driven methodology to develop such learning outcomes.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
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Additional Information: Paper no. 81 Copyright © 2011 David G. Dowling and Roger G. Hadgraft: The authors assign to the REES 2011 organisers and educational non-profit institutions a non-exclusive licence to use this document for personal use and in courses of instruction provided that the article is used in full and this copyright statement is reproduced. The authors also grant a non-exclusive licence to REES 2011 organisers to publish this document in full on the World Wide Web (prime sites and mirrors) on CD-ROM and USB stick and in printed form within the REES 2011 conference proceedings. Any other usage is prohibited without the express permission of the authors.
Depositing User: Prof David Dowling
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Surveying and Land Information
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2012 04:06
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 01:00
Uncontrolled Keywords: graduate outcomes; stakeholder consultation; environmental engineering; engineering education
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130304 Educational Administration, Management and Leadership
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130303 Education Assessment and Evaluation
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970109 Expanding Knowledge in Engineering
E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/20536

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