Engineering education needs to intersect social sciences and humanities to get to that point. "Whatever country does that first will create a citizenry that's able to address the problems of the world in a more holistic context," Johnson said.
But will they be able to design and build a bridge?
Maybe we'll be using virtual bridges by then, so it won't matter.
It's OK - it will make us feel better knowing the engineers were motivated by the holistic context of their work.
See Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand sure pegged this dean.
posted on 06/02/2006 12:49:12 PM PDT
(On some planets what I do is considered normal.)
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