The Future Of Assessments In Engineering Design

Now that states have written engineering into K-12 science and technology learning standards more institutions are thinking about how to run standardized tests in the subject The educational assessments organization ETS is one institution interested in an in-depth fair and large-scale assessment for engineering learning Deb Brockway Senior Research Associate at ETS talks about some of her work in this area especially in engineering design She describes a current research project to assess students as they work together designing in a virtual environment Related to this episode ETS Assessments Development https www ets org k12 capabilities assessment-development Deb Brockway s email at ETS dbrockway ets org Example pyrotechnics products for airbags http www specialdevices com automotive htm Blended Learning on Edutopia https www edutopia org blogs tag blended-learning Summative vs formative assessments http www edudemic com summative-and-formative-assessments Collect Water in a Solar Still https www desertusa com desert-people water-solar-still html SXSW Edu Conference https www sxswedu com Next Generation Science Standards NGSS http www nextgenscience org NAEP Technology and Engineering Literacy TEL Assessment https nces ed gov nationsreportcard tel Our closing music is Yes And by Steve Combs used under a Creative Commons Attribution License https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net Support Pios Labs with regular donations on Patreon https www patreon com pioslabs or send one-time contributions by buying us coffee https ko-fi com pioslabs Thanks to our donors and listeners for making the show possible The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Click here to visit this podcast episode