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Engineering, BSE

Student Outcomes

Assessment of Student Outcomes

Outcome BSE-A Collaboration (undergraduate)

Work together and share the workload equitably to progress toward shared objectives learned through structured activities that occur over a significant period of time.


Students will:
• Use knowledge of group dynamics to select appropriate roles.
• Use knowledge of group management to create effective plans.
• Successfully follow the group's plan.
• Assess contributions of self and others to the group dynamics.
Objective 5 An ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
Brief Progress Update - Computer Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (15) indicated that students achieved a 3.40/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (20) indicated that students achieved a 3.55/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (21) indicated that students achieved a 3.67/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Electrical Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (35) indicated that students achieved a 3.49/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (30) indicated that students achieved a 3.47/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (29) indicated that students achieved a 3.55/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Interdisciplinary Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (1) indicated that students achieved a 4.00 /4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390): Sufficient data not received for a brief profess update for the Winter 2017 reporting period. F17 (EGR 490): Sufficient data not received for a brief profess update for the Fall 2017 reporting period. Brief Progress Update - Mechanical Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (43) indicated that students achieved a 3.44/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (70) indicated that students achieved a 3.54/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (69) indicated that students achieved a 3.59/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (27) indicated that students achieved a 3.56/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (15) indicated that students achieved a 3.60/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (15) indicated that students achieved a 3.47/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met.

2016 Status
Achieved
Brief Progress Update - Computer Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (24) indicated that students achieved a 3.58/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (16) indicated that students achieved a 3.63/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (14) indicated that students achieved a 3.86/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Electrical Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (29) indicated that students achieved a 3.62/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (29) indicated that students achieved a 3.52/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (27) indicated that students achieved a 3.52/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Interdisciplinary Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Insufficient assessment data was received for this program in the Spring/Summer 2016. W16 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (3) indicated that students achieved a 4.0/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (2) indicated that students achieved a 4.00/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Mechanical Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (69) indicated that students achieved a 3.51/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (50) indicated that students achieved a 3.64/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (51) indicated that students achieved a 3.65/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (15) indicated that students achieved a 3.53/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (19) indicated that students achieved a 3.79/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (20) indicated that students achieved a 3.75/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met

Measure 2

2017 Status
Achieved
Brief Progress Update - Computer Engineering (2017) SS17: Industry partners that have worked with GVSU computer engineering students (23) indicated that co-op, senior project, and full-time hire students achieved a 3.55/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Electrical Engineering (2017) SS17: Industry partners that have worked with GVSU electrical engineering students (47) indicated that co-op, senior project, and full-time hire students achieved a 3.59/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Interdisciplinary Engineering (2017) SS17: Insufficient data available to report a progress update for this program. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Mechanical Engineering (2017) SS17: Industry partners that have worked with GVSU mechanical engineering students (71) indicated that co-op, senior project, and full-time hire students achieved a 3.40/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2017) SS17: Industry partners that have worked with GVSU product design and manufacturing engineering students (46) indicated that co-op, senior project, and full-time hire students achieved a 3.44/4.00 average. This score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the teamwork/collaboration goal to be met.

Outcome BSE-C Ethical Reasoning (undergraduate)

Use a decision-making process based on defining systems of value.

Students will:
• Recognize ethical issues when presented in a complex situation.
• Demonstrate understanding of key concepts and principles underlying various systems of reasoning.
• Participate in activities that engage them in ethical reasoning.
• Demonstrate the ability to deal constructively with ambiguity and disagreement
Objective 4 An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

Measure 1

2017 Status
Achieved
A brief progress update for the ethics/professionalism objective, with consideration for the impact of engineering (global, economic, environmental, and societal perspectives) follows: Brief Progress Update Computer Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (16) indicated that students achieved a 3.46/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.42/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (23) indicated that students achieved a 3.66/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.50/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (21) indicated that students achieved a 3.55/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.24/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Electrical Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (35) indicated that students achieved a 3.59/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.47/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (30) indicated that students achieved a 3.57/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.42/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (29) indicated that students achieved a 3.61/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.55/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Interdisciplinary Engineering (2017)S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessment data (1) was insufficient for the Spring/Summer 2017. W17 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments data (0) was insufficient for the Winter 2017. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments data (0) was insufficient for the Fall 2017. Brief Progress Update Mechanical Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (44) indicated that students achieved a 3.66/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.32/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (71) indicated that students achieved a 3.59/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.30/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (69) indicated that students achieved a 3.63/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.38/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. Brief Progress Update Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2017) S17 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (28) indicated that students achieved a 3.58/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.24/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W17 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (15) indicated that students achieved a 3.60/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.50/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F17 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (15) indicated that students achieved a 3.57/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.27/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30 which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met.

2016 Status
Achieved
Brief Progress Update – Computer Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (25) indicated that students achieved a 3.72/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.37/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (16) indicated that students achieved a 3.57/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.25/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (14) indicated that students achieved a 3.64/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.58/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Electrical Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (30) indicated that students achieved a 3.68/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.40/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (30) indicated that students achieved a 3.44/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.35/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (27) indicated that students achieved a 3.54/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.43/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. Brief Progress Update - Interdisciplinary Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessment data (0) was insufficient for the Spring/Summer 2016. W16 (EGR 390) Co-op employer assessments (3) indicated that students achieved a 4.00/4.00 average (Ethics) and 4.00/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (2) indicated that students achieved a 4.00/4.00 average (Ethics) and 4.00/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. Brief Progress Update – Mechanical Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (71) indicated that students achieved a 3.54/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.30/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (51) indicated that students achieved a 3.64/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.38/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (51) indicated that students achieved a 3.65/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.36/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. Brief Progress Update – Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2016) S16 (EGR 290): Co-op employer assessments (15) indicated that students achieved a 3.54/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.36/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. W16 (EGR 390): Co-op employer assessments (19) indicated that students achieved a 3.76/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.41/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met. F16 (EGR 490): Co-op employer assessments (20) indicated that students achieved a 3.80/4.00 average (Ethics) and 3.56/4.00 (Impact of Engineering). These scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism goal to be met.

Measure 2

2017 Status
Achieved
Industry partners that have worked with GVSU co-op, senior project and full-time hire students indicated the following levels of achievement regarding the ethics/professionalism objective, with consideration for the impact of engineering perspectives (global, economic, environmental, and societal): Brief Progress Update Computer Engineering (2017) S17: Respondents: 23 S17: Professional demeanor: 3.57/4.00 average S17: Application of economic considerations: 3.31/4.00 average S17: Application of global/societal perspectives 3.11/4.00 average S17: Application of environmental perspectives: 3.11/4.00 average The professional demeanor and application of economic considerations scores exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism, with the impact of engineering (economic) objective to be met. The application of global/societal and environmental perspectives scores did not meet the target of 3.30, which resulted in the impact of engineering (global/societal/environmental) consideration not being met. Brief Progress Update - Electrical Engineering (2017) S17: Respondents: 47 S17: Professional demeanor: 3.50/4.00 average S17: Application of economic considerations: 3.23/4.00 average S17: Application of global/societal perspectives 3.04/4.00 average S17: Application of environmental perspectives: 3.13/4.00 average The professional demeanor score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism objective to be met. The application of global/economic/societal and environmental perspectives scores did not meet the target of 3.30, which resulted in the impact of engineering (global/societal/environmental) consideration not being met. Brief Progress Update - Interdisciplinary Engineering (2017) Insufficient data to provide baseline for 2017 Brief Progress Update Mechanical Engineering (2017) S17: Respondents: 71 S17: Professional demeanor: 3.50/4.00 average S17: Application of economic considerations: 3.12/4.00 average S17: Application of global/societal perspectives 2.85/4.00 average S17: Application of environmental perspectives: 2.94/4.00 average The professional demeanor score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism objective to be met. The application of global/economic/societal and environmental perspectives scores did not meet the target of 3.30, which resulted in the impact of engineering (global/societal/environmental) consideration not being met. Brief Progress Update Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2017) S17: Respondents: 46 S17: Professional demeanor: 3.50/4.00 average S17: Application of economic considerations: 3.22/4.00 average S17: Application of global/societal perspectives 3.07/4.00 average S17: Application of environmental perspectives: 3.04/4.00 average The professional demeanor score exceeded the target of 3.30, which allowed the ethics/professionalism objective to be met. The application of global/economic/societal and environmental perspectives scores did not meet the target of 3.30, which resulted in the impact of engineering (global/societal/environmental) consideration not being met.

Measure 3

2017 Status
Achieved
Given that co-op students are expected to represent themselves as working professionals, with the character and work ethic instilled by the Institution, College and School, it is critical that all students exhibit a high level of ethics and professionalism. The following data provides a brief progress update toward this goal: Brief Progress Update – Computer Engineering (2017) Student Enrollment: 20 (F17); 18 (F15) Ethics Module/Quiz Average = 88.00/100 (F17); 78.30/100 (F15) Brief Progress Update - Electrical Engineering (2017) Student Enrollment: 29 (F17); 16 (F15) Ethics Module/Quiz Average = 79.21/100 (F17); 85.30/100 (F15) Brief Progress Update - Interdisciplinary Engineering (2017) Insufficient student enrollment to support a progress update for the 2017 reporting year Brief Progress Update – Mechanical Engineering (2017) Student Enrollment: 64 (F17); 51 (F15) Ethics Module/Quiz Average = 77.97/100 (F17); 79.40 100 (F15) Brief Progress Update – Product Design and Manufacturing Engineering (2017) Student Enrollment: 14 (F17); 20 (F15) Ethics Module/Quiz Average = 73.57/100 (F17); 77.10/100 (F15)