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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.
Keywords: Engineering
Cornell University
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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