Design Process Knowledge Task

MEDLEE research project: Design Process Knowledge Task (DPKT)

Research Question
How can design learning be assessed at the elementary level? Are there differences between students of different ages?

Activity
Instrument development process  for elementary students in grades 2-4.
Additional versions of the instrument developed for elementary school teachers and high school students.

Results

Fourth graders were able to comment on more design process concepts.
Some design concepts, such as test and improve, are more readily understandable than others, such as problem scoping.

Contributors
Ming-Chien Hsu, DeLean TolbertMonica Cardella

 

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