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What Color Is Your Lab Coat: Science White or Technology Blue?. Andrew S. Gibbons Utah State University. Chapter 1: The Graduate Dean. Dissertation reviews Trouble with College of Engineering Couldn’t pinpoint concern Sent back one study, asking more

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What color is your lab coat science white or technology blue

What Color Is Your Lab Coat: Science White or Technology Blue?

Andrew S. Gibbons

Utah State University

AECT 2002


Chapter 1 the graduate dean

Chapter 1: The Graduate Dean

  • Dissertation reviews

  • Trouble with College of Engineering

  • Couldn’t pinpoint concern

  • Sent back one study, asking more

  • “Didn’t fit the mold of scientific study”

  • “It’s circling the earth now”


Troubled fit of curriculums in the u

Troubled Fit of Curriculums in the U

  • Difficulty of Soft Sciences

    • Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology

  • Difficulty of Trade or Skilled Fields

    • Instructional Tech, Law, Medicine

  • Difficulty of Commercial Arts

    • Business, Economics, Law, Medicine

  • Difficulty of Arts and Humanities

    • Art, Music, Drama, (Landscape) Architecture


Distancing certain degrees

“Distancing” certain degrees

  • Interdisciplinary snobbery based on the quality of their “science”


Walter vincenti

Walter Vincenti

  • Book Title:

    What Engineers Know

    and How They Know It


Chapter 2 the greenie

Chapter 2: The Greenie

  • Coming to U from industry

  • What is an acceptable dissertation?

  • Do technologists produce knowledge?

  • Do they have theory?

  • What is the nature of the knowledge?

  • What is the nature of the theory?

  • How are they warranted? Argued?


The theory issue today

The Theory Issue Today

  • Bruner

  • Reigeluth

  • Proliferation of theories

  • Science has enjoyed 200 years of public debate on its foundations of theory—technology just 50 at most

  • Yet our expectations of theory will shape our research agenda


Could we be science mimics

Could We Be Science Mimics?

  • Evidence:

  • Seeking the “right” or “best” asnwer

  • Expecting direct theory conversion from science

  • Confusion of research agenda

  • Uncertain standard of knowledge warrants


Herbert simon

Herbert Simon

  • Book:

    Sciences of the Artificial


Roundtable

Roundtable

  • “Top 10 List”, Answers to the Question:

    “What Difference Does It Make Whether Our Students See Themselves primarily as Scientists or Primarily as Technologists?”


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