2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Engineering Studies (8491/36 weeks)
All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills
- Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
- Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
- Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
- Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
- Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
- Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
- Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
- Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
- Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
- Demonstrate customer-service skills.
Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills
Examining All Aspects of an Industry
- Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
- Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
- Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
- Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
- Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
- Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.
Addressing Elements of Student Life
- Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
- Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
- Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
- Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.
Examining the Engineering Profession
- Describe how engineering and technology have significantly influenced contemporary society and the environment.
- Explore career opportunities for the engineering graduate, both within and outside the field of engineering.
- Examine the breadth of topics within an engineering plan of study.
- Explain application of ethics within the field of engineering.
Practicing Engineering Fundamentals
- Identify the benefits of a case study analysis.
- Perform a case study analysis.
- Apply measuring skills using instrumentation.
- Demonstrate conversion techniques for units of measurement.
- Demonstrate the use of engineering design graphics and descriptive geometry.
- Demonstrate the techniques and benefits of sketching.
- Sketch orthographic and isometric projections.
- Demonstrate research techniques/strategies used by engineers.
- Define risk and safety.
- Describe the three types of accidents.
- Identify major precursors of accidents.
- Evaluate the safety of designs.
- Reverse-engineer a product, process, or idea.
- Define algorithm.
- Create an algorithm to solve an engineering problem.
- Explain the benefits of modeling and simulation.
- Explain rapid prototyping to develop models.
- Create a model or simulation for an engineering product, process, or idea.
Communicating Technical Information
- Write a business letter to request information or materials.
- Present an oral technical report on an engineering project.
- Participate in a mock interview.
- Explain applications of mathematics in the engineering design process.
- Explain applications of scientific principles.
- Explain applications of investigative technology.