The Engineering Pathway (EP) digital library (www.engineeringpathway.com) strives to provide quality educational resources for learners of all age levels. ABET Engineering Criteria has been the driving force behind modern engineering education reform since its introduction at the turn of the century. In order to help engineering educators and administrators meet the challenges of developing and teaching a learning outcomes-focused curriculum, EP is linking existing resources to appropriate ABET criteria. This paper summarizes the research behind using our ABET alignment process where computational linguistics and information retrieval tools are used to augment the ABET alignment process. Experts then review these recommendations and make corrections where needed. By taking this approach, we not only shorten the time to align existing learning resources; but also improve the scalability by aligning new resources as they are being submitted. The technologies can also be applied to the development of thesauri and recommender systems that can be tailored to individual faculty needs.
ABET Alignment of Learning Resources in the Engineering Pathway Digital Library
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Wu, J, & Agogino, A. "ABET Alignment of Learning Resources in the Engineering Pathway Digital Library." Proceedings of the ASME 2007 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition. Volume 7: Engineering Education and Professional Development. Seattle, Washington, USA. November 11–15, 2007. pp. 23-29. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/IMECE2007-42531
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