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Assessing the Capacity for Engineering Systems Thinking (CEST) and Other Competencies of Systems Engineers [chapter]

Moti Frank, Joseph Kasser
2012 Systems Engineering - Practice and Theory  
The competency model that has been used as the underpinning basis for the developing of the assessment tool presented in this chapter is the CEST (Capacity for Engineering Systems Thinking) model.  ...  www.intechopen.com Assessing the Capacity for Engineering Systems Thinking (CEST) and Other Competencies of Systems Engineers 221  Type II. This type is the most common type of systems engineer.  ...  Assessing the Capacity for Engineering Systems Thinking (CEST) and Other Competencies of Systems Engineers, Systems Engineering -Practice and Theory, Prof.  ... 
doi:10.5772/32864 fatcat:koqderqwmrh7np7gtdy66zk264

Four Layers Approach for Developing System Thinking Assessment Tool for Industrial and Systems Engineers

Frank M, Kordova SK
2015 Industrial Engineering & Management  
The paper's purpose is to present a tool for assessing systems thinking of industrial and systems engineers.  ...  This paper proposes an idea for developing an indirect means, i.e. a questionnaire for assessing the CEST of industrial and systems engineers.  ...  Research Methodology How to Assess Capacity for Engineering Systems Thinking (CEST) by a paper-and-pencil Questionnaire: the idea The Assessing need A tool for assessing systems thinking of engineers  ... 
doi:10.4172/2169-0316.1000178 fatcat:fdepajiofbabxkr646lfkbbj5m

Systems Thinking Education—Seeing the Forest through the Trees

Sigal Koral Kordova, Moti Frank, Anat Nissel Miller
2018 Systems  
Systems thinking is an indispensable tool in comprehending and analyzing real-world phenomena.  ...  The current study examined the development of systems thinking among engineers and engineering students.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank Guy Ribnikov for his contribution for the study findings. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/systems6030029 fatcat:yjuf235mt5hphp2lyqg4qbg3ey

Outcome-based competency model for systems engineering training

Vanessa J. Pietrzyk, Holly A. H. Handley
2016 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Systems Engineering (ISSE)  
A baseline model was developed using leading theories from the academic literature pertaining to competencies for systems engineers across three categories: cognitive, skill-based, and behavioral.  ...  The resultant theoretical model is both grounded in robust theory and is validated by subject matter experts and is suitable to drive practical evaluations of systems engineering training programs. iii  ...  CEST Competency Model The Capacity for Systems Engineering Thinking (CEST) Competency Model (Frank, 2012 ) is a model by which each element of systems thinking can be assessed separately.  ... 
doi:10.1109/syseng.2016.7753168 fatcat:he53sxu5rvglvbxj5ieprihxhu

Developing systems thinking in a Project-Based Learning environment

Sigal Kordova
2020 International journal of engineering education  
The systems thinking skill of the students was examined according to a questionnaire for assessing the Capacity for Engineering Systems Thinking (CEST).  ...  This research assesses the capacity for engineering systems thinking and its contribution in carrying out a multidisciplinary project.  ...  The research tool used to assess the capacity for engineering systems thinking is called the "Tool for Assessing Capacity for Engineering Systems Thinking" (CEST) (Frank, 2007) .  ... 
doi:10.14710/ijee.2.1.63-81 fatcat:6cwcwojen5bz7hejlnyymeehdy

Development and Initial Validation of an Instrument to Measure Students' Learning About Systems Thinking: The Affective Domain

Fanny Camelia, Timothy L. J. Ferris, David H. Cropley
2018 IEEE Systems Journal  
 Abstract-The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a new, theoretically-based scale that would assess students' learning about systems thinking in relation to the affective domain in systems  ...  It is characterized by belief in the power of systems thinking to enable them to develop superior engineered products and systems.  ...  Questionnaire Development In developing this instrument we found that the interest inventory for assessing Capacity of Engineering Systems Thinking (CEST) introduced by Frank [47] is concerned with the  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsyst.2015.2488022 fatcat:kqw4aphzhzdtld7t55vba7auvu

Final program

2021 2021 IEEE Madrid PowerTech  
12:00 17:15 -18:00 The pyam package -an open-source Python toolbox for analysis and visualization of integrated-assessment and energy-systems scenarios I Daniel Huppmann 06:00 -07:30 12:00 -13:30  ...  around the globe that planning multi-resource systems, such as water and energy systems, in an integrated fashion, rather than as independent systems, can lead to a more cost-effective and reliable use  ...  and barriers for storage in EU in the next years Jacopo Tosoni I EASE (European Association for the Storage of Energy) Impact of energy storage on electricity markets Ricardo Pastor I R&D Nester Storage  ... 
doi:10.1109/powertech46648.2021.9495024 fatcat:tje2yagzd5dyxcb5nvblm7y4qi

Individual differences in reasoning: Implications for the rationality debate?

Keith E. Stanovich, Richard F. West
2000 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
In a series of experiments involving most of the classic tasks in the heuristics and biases literature, we have examined the implications of individual differences in performance for each of the four explanations  ...  Unexpected patterns of covariance can suggest when the wrong norm is being applied to a task or when an alternative construal of the task should be considered appropriate.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT Preparation of this paper supported by NIMH Grant MH57127 to the University of California, San Diego.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x00003435 fatcat:yadsuargufctfeiqlyflp5mkm4

Trust in a viable real estate economy with disruption and blockchain

Jan Veuger
2018 Facilities  
This will provide us a basis for planning the future investments in building maintenance and the data to feed into the new collective CAFM system (Computer Aided FM system).  ...  An important part of the preparations was the constellation of the organizational structure.  ...  Acknowledgements The contents of this paper are partly based on research carried out within the framework of the BENEFIT (Business Models for enhancing Funding and enabling Financing for Infrastructure  ... 
doi:10.1108/f-11-2017-0106 fatcat:arwuj47mdvdtbd56fxxneedtwa

Report of workshops and analysis of IDR/AHSS integration learning cases

Giorgia Galvini, Carlo Sessa, Doireann Wallace, Keisha Taylor-Wesselink, Jane Ohlmeyer, Catherine Lyall, Isabel Fletcher, Bianca Vienni-Baptista, Christian Pohl, Maciej Maryl, Anna Buchner, Piotr Wciślik (+2 others)
2021 Zenodo  
Exploring the potential of online techniques for working and developing interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations is a necessary step considering that personal mobility and gatherings will  ...  research (IDR/TDR) with an emphasis on research involving the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (AHSS).  ...  agreed that the tool is important for scientists and engineers because it supports innovative and lateral thinking.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4439664 fatcat:2poz3pvmwbb7rmio3wqxdtdcqm

State of the Art Analysis: mapping the awarding certification landscape in Higher Education and Research

Giulia Nason, Maria Sangiuliano
2020 Zenodo  
Moreover, the State of the Art report provides an overview of the main policies and measures adopted at the national level to integrate gender equality in Research and Higher Education.  ...  Finally, it highlights the best and most widespread good practices at the international level, and it reflects on their potential uptake for a possible European-level certification on Gender Equality in  ...  Beyond taking stock of what has been achieved so far, further research needs to be carried out into the impact of these schemes on higher education and research institutions in Australia and their effectiveness  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4121872 fatcat:26pmtdqz4jae7bi2tdrqpym2tq

El impacto de las características de los horarios de los trabajadores en el resultado específico de ausentismo de los trabajadores = The impact of characteristics of worker's schedules on the specific worker outcome absenteeism

Rodney Allen McCowan, Monika Hamori
2020 Zenodo  
A review of the strategic change, strategic leadership, and executive coaching literature reveals the relationship between coaching and strategic change leader development remains unexplored in academic  ...  The results suggest executive coaching positively affects both strategic change leaders' development of TLC, as assessed by their 360-degree stakeholders, and their readiness for change.  ...  The author employed a combination of well-validated qualitative and quantitative measures to collect data with high levels of validity and reliability.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4617701 fatcat:soszksuxwfeuzdzkipfuqnv3by

A Literature Review of Empirical Research on Effects of Digital Games on Learning Styles and Multiple Intelligences

Veljko Aleksić, Mirjana Ivanović
2017 Croatian Journal of Education - Hrvatski časopis za odgoj i obrazovanje  
The paper presents a review of literature resources that studied the effects of digital games on students' learning and intelligence.  ...  The results confirm the complex relations between digital games andlearning styles and multiple intelligences on which the recommendations and questions for future research are created.  ...  For the purpose of the literature review, a multidimensional framework for the digital games categorization and application hasbeen developed.  ... 
doi:10.15516/cje.v19i2.2060 fatcat:5pcrq7yxuvhmha5cpzb3zidana

EPSM 2020, Engineering and Physical Sciences in Medicine

2021 Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine  
Conclusions The ANZCCs agreed that whilst online teaching could offer new opportunities, F2F teaching has significant advantages, and the hospital experience is essential for our vocational-style courses  ...  The impact on student-student interaction could not be assessed but is assumed to be hindered due to the lockdown occurring early in the semester.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors want to thank iRT for loan of the IQM transmission detector system and their support during installation and initial test of the system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13246-021-01024-z pmid:34424484 pmcid:PMC8381140 fatcat:7jrqj62qgzhcxaiztb627teqxe

ECR 2015 Book of Abstracts - A - Postgraduate Educational Programme

2015 Insights into Imaging  
Whereas clinical assessment can be used as a reliable tool for monitoring medical treatment in infectious enteritis, it has a poor correlation with the changes in inflammatory lesions in patients with  ...  This lecture's aim is to provide some tips and tools for the trainees in their quest for learning radiology and keeping updated through the reading of scientific literature, and help them optimize their  ...  FDG PET is an additional tool used for the localisation of the epileptogenic focus.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s13244-015-0386-0 pmid:25708993 pmcid:PMC4349897 fatcat:m7eyvqcwojfpvf3lr5hy6dwjb4
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