Document Type

Report

Publication Date

6-2014

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.

Comments

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

File Format

application/pdf