This chapter offers tools, assignments, and modules that set students up for more equitable team dynamics from the start and help them manage teams more equitably and effectively throughout the project.
Asset Maps are a key tool
Having students create and share asset maps moves them beyond facile stereotypes. Students in teams share their asset maps and then organize project work based on team members’ strengths and desired areas of growth.Learn More
Consider these two very different asset maps.
Asset Map #1
Students bring a wealth of prior experience to draw upon during projects.
Asset Map #2
Students use individual asset maps to create a team asset chart that directs division of labor.
Sample Student Asset Map and Team Asset
“Working Toward More Equitable Team Dynamics”
Below is a paper presented at American Society of Engineering Education’s (ASEE) 2018 Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity Conference (CoNECD).Learn More