Fair Assessment Method Reflecting Individual Ability in Capstone Design Course

캡스톤 디자인 수업에서 개인 능력을 반영하는 공정한 평가 방법

Kim, Jongwan

  • Received : 2019.01.03
  • Accepted : 2019.02.16
  • Published : 2019.03.31


Capstone design is a subject taught in a setting where students gather in a team, decide on their own selected topic, and collaborate with one another to perform a project. A fair assessment is very important in a team project-based capstone design course for students. Many instructors agree that harmonizing creative evaluation and outcome assessment is hard in capstone design class. In also, it is not easy to assess students' individual efforts and achievements fairly in accordance with team-based assessment practices. To resolve this issue in this paper, we have surveyed various engineering design education methodologies, and have modelled existing evaluating elements into a modified creative process and outcome assessment framework for team project assessment. In particular, we focused on a method of fairly assigning credits by combining team based and individual-level assessments. Analyzing students' achievement and grade evaluation and verifying the validity of the proposed method was performed.


Capstone design;Team-based assessment;Individual-level assessment;Fair assessment


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Supported by : Daegu University