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American Society for Engineering EducationDECEMBER 2006Volume 16 | Number 4 PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
FEATURES
A FUTURE ENGINEER? - BY MARGARET LOFTUS
PLEASE DON’T GO - BY THOMAS K. GROSE
JAPAN’S SLOW-MOVING TIDE - BY LUCILLE CRAFT

DEPARTMENTS
COMMENTS
CONTRIBUTORS
BRIEFINGS
DATABYTES
REFRACTIONS: LOOKING AHEAD - BY HENRY PETROSKI
CLASSIFIEDS
LAST WORD: The U.S. Edge in Education - BY RICHARD H. BRODHEAD

TEACHING TOOLBOX
TAKE A TABLET - Tablet computers have the potential to redefine the way engineering is taught. - BY CORINNA WU
BOOK REVIEW: High Tech Trash - REVIEWED BY ROBIN TATU
YEAR OF DIALOGUE: Scholarship in 60 Seconds - BY JACK R. LOHMANN
ON CAMPUS: Picasso and Physics? - BY LYNNE SHALLCROSS










 
CONTRIBUTORS  

To be successful, an academic must plan in advance.

Margaret LoftusThe writer of this month’s cover story, “Changing the Face of Engineering,” is Margaret Loftus, a freelance writer based in Charleston, S.C. A former U.S. News & World Report staffer, she writes regularly on travel as a contributing editor at National Geographic Traveler. She last wrote on teaching nanotechnology in K-12 for Prism (April 2006).

 

 

Lucy CraftA Tokyo-based freelance journalist, Lucy Craft , who wrote “Japan’s Slow-Moving Tide,” has been trying to figure out Japan and Asia for over 20 years. Her work has appeared on CBS Sunday Morning, PBS’s The Nightly Business Report, NPR, the Washington Post and Asian Wall St. Journal. Most recently, she has shot and produced a short film on the performance artist Ushio Shinohara.

 

 

James SteinbergJames Steinberg, who illustrated the story “Please Don’t Go,” graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1980 and has been illustrating ever since. He has done work for book covers, CD covers, magazines, annual reports, Web sites and software programs, as well as creating the first postage stamp for diabetes awareness. James plays saxophone with the Half-Tones, an all-illustrator jazz/blues band. He lives with his family in Amherst, Mass.

 

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