A Nation of Techies

Wankat, Phillip; Oreovicz, Frank
March 2006
ASEE Prism;Mar2006, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p54
The article focuses on the problem with students in the United States who are not indulging themselves in the field of technology, science, mathematics or engineering. To meet the demands of technological literacy, engineering and engineering technology teachers can offer their expertise to both nonengineering and engineering students. Asking students to apply their knowledge to familiar applications make them realize about specific usage of products and how they can be utilized were determined as suggestions in developing attention to the field of science and technology. It is expressed that the chance to help people primarily motivates engineering students.


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