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Please explain what you mean by "mirror image" curriculum.

Barry H. Welliver

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Neil Moore [mailto:nmoore(--nospam--at)innercite.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 4:11 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: Engineering Education & Professional Practice
> 
> 
> 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
> >The Structuralist.Net Information Infrastructure
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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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