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Promoting best practice design intent in 3D CAD for engineers through a task analysis

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dc.contributor.author Leahy, Keelin
dc.date.accessioned 2015-08-12T11:31:42Z
dc.date.available 2015-08-12T11:31:42Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4590
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Assessment encompasses a range of methods and techniques. At the University of Limerick, Ireland, it is an affirmed obligation to facilitate timely and useful feedback for both formative (for learning) and summative (of learning) assessment. However, the effectiveness of this feedback has raised concern and has a wide-ranging review of research findings. This paper presents research findings to build a picture of the extent to which the impact of feedback as a constructivist paradigm of teaching and learning can promote best practice design intent in 3D CAD Modelling. The resulting data set, comprised of 114 higher education students, is used to discuss the impact of assessment and feedback, comparing semesters Spring 2011/12 and Spring 2012/13. The 2012/13 cohort received formative assessment feedback from a task analysis. This evidenced an upsurge in understanding in best practice design intent in 3D CAD parametric modelling, supported by an effect size of 0.534. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher American Journal of Engineering Research en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Journal of Engineering Research;02 (05), pp. 71-77
dc.relation.uri http://www.ajer.org/
dc.subject design intent en_US
dc.subject effect size en_US
dc.subject formative assessment en_US
dc.subject task analysis en_US
dc.subject 3D CAD modelling en_US
dc.title Promoting best practice design intent in 3D CAD for engineers through a task analysis en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2015-08-12T09:43:35Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1444383
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.identifier.journaltitle American Journal of Engineering Research
dc.description.status peer-reviewed


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