Engineering: Cornell Quarterly, Vol.21, No.2 (Winter 1986-87): Keeping on Top of Undergraduate Education
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Strausser, Michael W.; Strausser, Pamela G.
IN THIS ISSUE: Time for an Update: The Focus on Engineering Education Nationally and at Cornell /2 (Improvement of facilities for undergraduate laboratories is part of a major effort at the College of Engineering.) ... Computers, Computers, Computers --- 1. Their Role in the Life of Undergraduate Engineers /11 ... 2. Why Cornell Engineers Have Up-to-Date Design Skills /18 ... 3. The New Math for Cornell Engineers /25 (This three-part article explores aspects of a prominent change that is taking place in the undergraduate engineering program at Cornell.) ... Manufacturing Engineering: A Strong Cornell Program in a Crucial Area /27 (A new concentration in undergraduate study crosses the lines of traditional disciplines.) ... Communication Skills: Are They a Missing Ingredient in Engineering Education? /31 (A new proposal calls for the incorporation of writing assignments in technical courses.) ... Commentary /36 (Michael W. and Pamela G. Strausser??ornell electrical engineering graduate and a personnel specialist, respectively??cuss possible causes and solutions for a discerned decline in innovation among engineers.) ... Register /39 ... Faculty Publications /41 ... Letters /48
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