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|Title: ||Engineering: Cornell Quarterly, Vol.27, No.2 (Winter 1993): Pumps, Not Filters|
|Authors: ||Streett, William B.|
Thomas, Robert J.
Fish, Michele D.
|Issue Date: ||1993|
|Publisher: ||Internet-First University Press|
|Abstract: ||IN THIS ISSUE: Pumps, Not Filters /2 (A commitment to changing the freshman experience is making an engineering education more accessible to nontraditional candidates.) ... The Military Influence on
American Engineering Education /3 (The development of engineering education at West Point in the early nineteenth century set the pattern for a tradition of extreme rigor and competitiveness.) ... Selecting Engineering Students /11 (Most of the students selected should be able to handle the engineering curriculum, although it is necessary to make some accommodation for differences in preparedness.) ...
Engineering in Context /15 (A new course, taught with the latest in electronic courseware, is designed to give freshmen basic engineering literacy.) ... Overcoming Barriers for Women in Engineering /21 (Several initiatives help women overcome
the obstacles that have traditionally discouraged them from seeking careers in engineering.) ...
Changing a Filter: The Reorganization of Mathematics /27 (Introductory calculus is now taught in small classes instead of the large, impersonal lectures of the past.) ...
The Academic Excellence Workshop /31 (An innovative program in cooperative learning really makes a difference.) ... Faculty Publications /36|
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