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Title: Professional Engineering Pathways Study: The value of a community of practice to stimulate use of research findings that inform practice. Proceedings of the
This paper provides an example of how an NSF-funded project, Professional Engineering Pathways Study [EEC-1360665, 1360956, and 1360958] or PEPS has incorporated a community of practice approach to disseminate the use of evidence-based decisions to design activities that assist engineering students in making career choices. The paper will discuss the elements of a community of practice, how it has been used in PEPS, and how other projects might use this approach to bring about other kinds of change. Key words: Community of practice, educational reform
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1360958
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NSF-PAR ID:
10074794
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American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, June 24-27, 2018. Salt Lake City, UT
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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