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Citizen Engineer: A Handbook for Socially Responsible Engineering by John Boutelle, Greg Papadopoulos, David Douglas

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Part IV.Bringing It to Life

By this point in the book you should have plenty of food for thought about the opportunities and the challenges that await you in the era of eco-responsible, techno-responsible engineering. But how do you put all of this into practice? We’ve talked about how engineers can use the mechanisms of IP law to propagate their ideas; now it’s time to examine how societal mechanisms such as schools and businesses can help to propagate Citizen Engineers. Here are some questions we’ll consider.

• Should the core curriculum in engineering schools be broadened?

• How can recent engineering school graduates and newly hired engineers make an impact right now?

• What kinds of projects are real-world Citizen Engineers undertaking ...

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