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Dennis:

Does your community college have the "mirror image" curriculum for Cal
Poly?  I know of only one up in Northern California that has this.

Neil Moore, S.E.


At 03:04 PM 12/12/2001 -0800, you wrote:
>Sharon,
>I think you misunderstood my comment - I was not criticizing CP -
>especially knowing the caliber of instructors like Paul Frattessa (sorry
>about the spelling) and others who I converse with regularly on the List
>and off. In fact, as an instructor for a Community College, our program
>is set up to prepare students specifically to enter Cal-Poly. 
>I still feel that the school is not nearly as Theoretical in content as
>UCLA. This is not a reflection on the instructor, but a practical choice
>of the school intending to prepare students to enter the workforce as a
>priority to seeking advanced degrees or entering R&D.
>
>This supports my comments that the student needs to understand what the
>school expects to prepare them for rather than choosing an institution
>by reputation or name alone.
>
>Dennis S. Wish, PE
>California Professional Engineer
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: sharonb(--nospam--at)slarchitects.com [mailto:sharonb(--nospam--at)slarchitects.com] 
>Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 12:13 PM
>To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>Subject: RE: Engineering Education & Professional Practice
>
>If you worked with the C.P. Alums I work with, you may be influenced to
>take
>back that "intensity" comment!  
>ARCE '94 
>
>
>
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