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Georgetown University

Georgetown University

NIST Standards Services Group Education Challenge Grant Awardee (2012)

Georgetown University developed a modular, online, multi-disciplinary, and multi-purpose standards curriculum for graduate and undergraduate students.

Standards for Everyone: A Modular Curriculum

A set of course modules developed by Georgetown University are intended to stimulate recognition of the relevance of standards in a wide range of subjects. The modules are presented as separate scripts for lectures, and an extract from the project technical report discussing the thinking behind the modules and a draft syllabus are available. 

final summary paper for this award is available. 

Additionally, a draft script for this curriculum was developed and is available here

Also a paper was published about this award in the SES Journal and is available here: Standards for Everyone: Mobilizing Interest by Expanding the Agenda, D. Linda Garcia, Georgetown University (Jan/Feb 2015). 


The Georgetown University contact for this project is Linda Garcia, dlindagarcia [at] (dlindagarcia[at]gmail[dot]com).

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This work was performed under the sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Institute of Standards and Technology or the U.S. Department of Commerce.



  • NIST Standards Coordination Office Curricula Development Cooperative Agreement Program
Created December 7, 2017, Updated July 3, 2023