Dr Amos joined the Bioengineering Department at the University of Illinois in 2009 and is currently a Teaching Associate Professor in Bioengineering and an Adjunct Associate Professor in Educational Psychology. She received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from University of South Carolina. She completed a Fulbright Program at Ecole Centrale de Lille in France to benchmark and help create a new hybrid masters program combining medicine and engineering. She has also led multiple curricular initiative in Bioengineering and the College of Engineering on several NSF funded projects and is currently applying her expertise in curriculum design for the new Engineering-Based Medical School at Illinois. In addition, she is a program evaluator for BMES and an ABET Senior IDEAL Scholar, where she helps guide programs through designing and implementing assessment plans for program evaluation. She also acts as the Institutional Representative and Chair of the Assessment and Accreditation Council for the College of Engineering and is a University Distinguished Teacher Scholar for Assessment.
Engineering curricula often separate the technical knowledge that engineers possess from the social implications that their knowledge engages. However, organizations like ABET and the National Academy of Engineers have begun to challenge this misconception through new outcomes and the socially focused engineering grand challenges. In this session, we will share a competency-based assessment framework that […]