Engineering: Cornell Quarterly, Vol.09, No.2 (Summer 1974): Toward Engineering Practice
Burton, Malcolm S.
IN THIS ISSUE: Professional Orientation for the Engineering Undergraduate /2 (Today's undergraduates may be less outspoken than those of the 1960s, but students--and faculty and administrators--are still highly conscious of the need for clearly defined educational objectives. Malcolm S. Burton, associate dean of the College, discusses the various reasons why students enroll in engineering and, in particular, what the College is doing to help them understand and assess engineering practice as a career.) ... The Education of Professionals: New Impetus in Cornell's M.Eng. Program /10 (A current emphasis on professional education at the College includes efforts to bring practicing engineers into the classrooms and laboratories. A discussion of the development of the Master of Engineering degree program is followed by student assessments of their design projects.) ... Vantage /26 (Events of the 1973-74 academic year included new efforts to promote interaction between the College and the professional world of engineering.) ... Register /32 (Three retiring professors assume emeritus status this summer.) ... Faculty Publications /34
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