A Formative Assessment Based Capstone Design Course for Improving Program Learning Outcomes

프로그램 학습성과 향상을 위한 형성평가 중심 캡스톤 디자인 교과목 설계

  • Received : 2009.11.24
  • Accepted : 2010.03.01
  • Published : 2010.03.31

Abstract

Program learning outcome is widely used for assessing and improving program quality. There are various methodologies that can measure program quality and improve program learning outcomes. In this paper, we used formative approach in Capstone design course, since it is the most effective in terms of improving program learning outcomes due to the course's intrinsic nature. To integrate a formative approach into Capstone design course, we develop a feedback structure which is a key element in formative approach and define several sub phases that manage feedback structures and their own evaluation criteria. As a result, we observed a noticeable improvement for students performance in capstone design course.

Keywords

engineering education;engineering accreditation;program outcomes;formative assessment;capstone design

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 동국대학교