Findings will be posted as they become available.
The four years of on-going college-wide, program-level research conducted at WSU to establish the initial reliability and validity of this method has shown its potential for significant nationwide impact.
Ater Kranov, A., Zhang, M., Beyerlein, S., McCormack, J., Pedrow, P., & Schmeckpeper, E. R. (2011, June). A Direct Method for Teaching and Measuring Engineering Professional Skills: A Validity Study. Poster Presentation at the 118th ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Vancouver, B. C, Canada.
Ater Kranov, A., Hauser, C., & Olsen, R. G. (2009, October). A Direct Method for Teaching and Measuring the ABET Professional Skills: Research Findings from Three Years of College-Wide Program-Level Assessments. Proceedings from the 8th ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Budapest, Hungary.
Ater Kranov, A., Hauser, C., Olsen, R. G, & Girardeau, L. (2008, June). A Direct Method for Teaching and Assessing Professional Skills in Engineering Programs. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference and Exposition, Pittsburgh, PA.
This project will generate 35 performance tasks, the Engineering Professional Skills Rubric, and an Administrative Manual.