Assessing computer-aided design skills

Yi Lin Wong, Kin Wai Michael Siu (Corresponding Author)

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This chapter discusses the difficulties of CAD assessment through examining and reviewing existing CAD examination questions in Hong Kong. Based on the review, limitations of the current assessment are highlighted. It is argued that the existing method is inconsistent with the problem solving nature of the software and is unable to assess students with high ability and advanced drawing skills. Recommendation and improvement directions are suggested in the chapter to optimize the quality of assessment. Other subjects which also involve assessment of computer skills and design may also benefit from the recommendations.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of information science and technology
EditorsM. Khosrow-Pour
Place of PublicationHershey, PA
PublisherIGI Global
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-5225-2256-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-5225-2255-3
Publication statusPublished - 2018


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