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Role of Senior Capstones in 21st Century Technology Undergraduate Programs
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Technical Reports and White Papers
  • Gretchen A. Mosher, Iowa State University
Document Type
Report
Publication Date
6-1-2014
Abstract

To provide a summary of current thoughts and practices on undergraduate capstone courses, this white paper will contain three major portions. Positive student outcomes and potential institutional uses of capstone courses will be discussed in the first portion of the paper. The second part of the paper will discuss the challenges of implementing a high-quality capstone course in a technology-based curriculum program. Specifically, considerations for sourcing student projects, student team formation and management, and fair and consistent assessment of students will be discussed. Implications for technology faculty who wish to embark on the development of a senior-level capstone course will conclude the paper.

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The paper, "Role of Senior Capstone Courses in 21st Century Technology Undergraduate Programs (Gretchen A. Mosher), ATMAE White Paper, June 2014" is a copyrighted publication of ATMAE. This paper has been republished with the authorization of ATMAE, and may be accessed directly from the JTMAE website at http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.atmae.org/resource/resmgr/White_Paper/JUNE_2014_White_Paper[2].pdf.

Copyright Owner
ATMAE
Language
en
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application/pdf
Citation Information
Gretchen A. Mosher. "Role of Senior Capstones in 21st Century Technology Undergraduate Programs" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/gretchen_mosher/26/