# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Engineering Concepts and Processes III Task 1576725288

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the importance of generating consensus for the project idea to team members.

Definition

Explanation should include the way that consensus can
  • encourage the team to collaborate to enhance the product
  • raise morale
  • raise efficiency
  • reduce conflict
  • promote a willingness to cooperate
  • dedicate team members to project vision and results.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How does one generate consensus among team members?
  • Why does low morale affect team efficiency?
  • What methods should one use to maintain focus?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts including employment documents and technical writing.
  1. Apply information from texts to clarify understanding of concepts.
  2. Read and correctly interpret an application for employment, workplace documents, or an application for college admission.
  3. Analyze technical writing for clarity.
  4. Paraphrase and synthesize ideas within and between texts.
  5. Draw conclusions and make inferences on explicit and implied information using textual support.
  6. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  7. Analyze false premises, claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
  8. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, sarcasm, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  9. Generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, evaluative, synthesizing, and critical thinking questions about the text(s).

12.5

The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

9. Engineering Design

 

TSA Competitive Events

Animatronics

 

Architectural Design

 

Biotechnology Design

 

Debating Technological Issues

 

Digital Video Production

 

Engineering Design

 

Music Production

 

On Demand Video

 

Scientific Visualization (SciVis)

 

Structural Design and Engineering

 

System Control Technology

 

Technology Bowl

 

Technology Problem Solving

 

Video Game Design

 

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