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American Society for Engineering EducationNOVEMBER 2007Volume 17 | Number 3 PRISM HOMETABLE OF CONTENTSBACK ISSUES
CONTENTS: FEATURES DEPARTMENTS
COVER STORY:  ‘Patch and Pray’ - AMERICA’S NEGLECT OF ITS INFRASTRUCTURE HAS ALREADY PRODUCED FATAL DISASTER AND ECONOMIC LOSS. RESEARCH CAN EASE THE PROBLEM, BUT SUCCESS REQUIRES MORE MONEY, SPENT MORE WISELY. BY THOMAS K. GROSE COVER STORY:  ‘Patch and Pray’ - AMERICA’S NEGLECT OF ITS INFRASTRUCTURE HAS ALREADY PRODUCED FATAL DISASTER AND ECONOMIC LOSS. RESEARCH CAN EASE THE PROBLEM, BUT SUCCESS REQUIRES MORE MONEY, SPENT MORE WISELY. BY THOMAS K. GROSE BRIEFINGS COMMENTS
BRIEFINGS
DATABYTES
REFRACTIONS: Thinking Simple - HENRY PETROSKI
CLASSIFIEDS
LAST WORD: Don’t Overlook Industry - By DONALD A. KEATING & EUGENE M. DELOATCH
TEACHING TOOLBOX: Knowledge Builders - WITH ‘ELECTRIC PICKLES,’ SPACE-SHUTTLE TILES AND OTHER ATTENTION-GRABBING STRATAGEMS, COLLEGE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS SEEK TO INSPIRE A YOUNG GENERATION OF POTENTIAL ENGINEERS. BY BARBARA MATHIAS-RIEGEL
FEATURE: GM Shifts Gears - SHEDDING OUTDATED DESIGN PRACTICES, THE AUTO GIANT ENLISTS THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN TO DEVELOP A WORLDWIDE POOL OF ENGINEERS TRAINED IN CROSS-CULTURAL TEAMWORK. BY MARY LORD FEATURE: GM Shifts Gears - SHEDDING OUTDATED DESIGN PRACTICES, THE AUTO GIANT ENLISTS THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN TO DEVELOP A WORLDWIDE POOL OF ENGINEERS TRAINED IN CROSS-CULTURAL TEAMWORK. BY MARY LORD
TEACHING TOOLBOX: Knowledge Builders - WITH ‘ELECTRIC PICKLES,’ SPACE-SHUTTLE TILES AND OTHER ATTENTION-GRABBING STRATAGEMS, COLLEGE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS SEEK TO INSPIRE A YOUNG GENERATION OF POTENTIAL ENGINEERS. BY BARBARA MATHIAS-RIEGEL TEACHING TOOLBOX: Knowledge Builders - WITH ‘ELECTRIC PICKLES,’ SPACE-SHUTTLE TILES AND OTHER ATTENTION-GRABBING STRATAGEMS, COLLEGE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS SEEK TO INSPIRE A YOUNG GENERATION OF POTENTIAL ENGINEERS. BY BARBARA MATHIAS-RIEGEL
FEATURE: Eye on the World - CALL IT ‘GLOBALISM FOR GEARHEADS.’ A UNIVERSITY-STATE-BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP IN CALIFORNIA CREATES TECHNOLOGY—FROM NEW CANCER TREATMENT TO INTERNET ACCESS FOR POOR CAMBODIANS—THAT IS BOTH GROUNDBREAKING AND SOCIALLY USEFUL. BY PIERRE HOME-DOUGLAS FEATURE: Eye on the World - CALL IT ‘GLOBALISM FOR GEARHEADS.’ A UNIVERSITY-STATE-BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP IN CALIFORNIA CREATES TECHNOLOGY—FROM NEW CANCER TREATMENT TO INTERNET ACCESS FOR POOR CAMBODIANS—THAT IS BOTH GROUNDBREAKING AND SOCIALLY USEFUL. BY PIERRE HOME-DOUGLAS
TEACHING TOOLBOX: ON THE SHELF: Stunning Growth, Stubborn Problems - BY ROBIN TATU TEACHING TOOLBOX: JEE SELECTS: The Habit of Learning - SCOTT JIUSTO AND DAVID DIBASIO
TEACHING TOOLBOX: ON THE SHELF: Our Town, Our World - ROBIN TATU
 


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