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ERIC Number: ED544730
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Trajectories of Knowledge and Action in Becoming an Engineer. Research Brief
Jocuns, Andrew; Stevens, Reed
Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (NJ1)
This paper focuses on how the notion of a trajectory of identification can be traced between different timescales and different sets of data that pertain to the student. The development of a specific student's trajectory is traced through his ability to talk-engineering along two different timescales: the entire four years of undergraduate education and the final 10-week quarter that includes work on the senior design project. This study is based on results from longitudinal ethnographic interview texts and video data from senior design and capstone projects.
Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education. Available from: University of Washington. Box 352183, Seattle, WA 98195. Fax: 206-221-3161; e-mail: celtad@engr. washington.edu; Web site: http://www.engr.washington.edu/caee
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Authoring Institution: University of Washington, Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (CAEE)