Stacking the Deck competency cards use the U.S. Department of Labor’s Engineering Competency Model categories to create opportunities for students to understand and practice employability skills.
Skills addressed: Interpersonal Skills, Integrity, Initiative, Adaptability, Critical Thinking, Technology, Organizing & Planning, Diversity & Inclusion, Self-Awareness
The Necessary Skills Now Network facilitates collaboration between educators and employers with the goal of improving the employability skills of those entering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields. It is funded by the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education program. The organization offers networking activities and professional development, as well as curating shared instructional resources, such as Stacking the Deck, to help instructors build their students’ employability skills. The Stacking the Deck competency cards were created by mechanical engineering faculty members at Ohio University.
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Adaptability & Flexibility
Critical & Creative Thinking
Leadership & Initiative
Navigating & Using Information
Teamwork & Collaboration