Assessment Tools for the Evaluation of the Level of Attainment of a Student Outcome Related to Entrepreneurial Activities

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Osama Ahmed Abu Zeid Farag Khalifa Omar Jwan Alkhalil Bobby Mathew

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Mechanical engineering department at the United Arab Emirates University has added to the ABET student outcomes an additional outcome - “l: a recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in entrepreneurial activitiesâ€. This paper details the assessment tools employed in measuring the level of attainment of this student outcome as well as implementation approach. Several direct and indirect assessment tools are developed for measuring the level of attainment of this additional outcome. Direct assessment is carried out through courses, graduation project, and industrial training while indirect assessment is executed through student exit survey, employer survey, alumni survey, and faculty opinion. The average achievement level of this additional outcome, between 2011 to 2014, among graduates is 3.8/5.

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Abu Zeid, O., Omar, F., Alkhalil, J., & Mathew, B. (2017). Assessment Tools for the Evaluation of the Level of Attainment of a Student Outcome Related to Entrepreneurial Activities. International Journal for Innovation Education and Research, 5(4), 17-27. Retrieved from http://ijier.net/ijier/article/view/643
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Osama Ahmed Abu Zeid, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Farag Khalifa Omar, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

Jwan Alkhalil, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Graduate Student, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Bobby Mathew, United Arab Emirates University, UAE

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department

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