Using data collected from students in engineering technology, engineering, and other areas such as computer science a comparison of student reactions to the capstone course are coded and sorted. Using content analysis methods, the researchers compare and contrast the various student groups and their reactions to assigned capstone projects. They are also able to assess student interaction with faculty and industry mentors. Researchers strive to learn more about these various student approaches to the capstone experience and to further our understanding of best practices in capstone courses.


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Berry, F., & Lucietto, A., & Scott, A. (2018, August), Engineering Technology Students: Do they approach capstone courses differently than other students? Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Conferences - Conference for Industry and Education Collaboration / San Antonio proceedings, San Antonio.