# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Engineering Concepts and Processes III Task 596656305

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Explain the benefits of multiple perspectives and diverse skills in solving practical engineering problems.

Definition

Explanation should include the way a diverse team provides multiple perspectives and should also include
  • recognizes cultural differences
  • increases the number of potential solutions
  • enhances alternatives
  • pools knowledge
  • encourages collaboration
  • encourages teamwork
  • improves the quality of solutions.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What skills might an individual bring to a team?
  • How might cultural differences affect a team?
  • Why are there an increased number of solutions when working as a team?

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.

History and Social Science

GOVT.16

The student will apply social science skills to understand that in a democratic republic, thoughtful and effective participation in civic life is characterized by

  1. exercising personal character traits such as trustworthiness, responsibility, and honesty;
  2. obeying the law and paying taxes;
  3. serving as a juror;
  4. participating in the political process and voting in local, state, and national elections;
  5. performing public service;
  6. keeping informed about current issues;
  7. respecting differing opinions and the rights of others;
  8. practicing personal and fiscal responsibility;
  9. demonstrating the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that foster the responsible and respectful use of digital media; and
  10. practicing patriotism.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving

 

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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