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Academics Who is this guy? His principle areas of work, over the years, relate to the design of complex systems and also these systems' associated human concerns such as how to get the stakeholders in a large project to understand each another and the system being proposed. His vocational interest is transformational change — making dense growth happen, even though it's complex and a bit unpredictable.
Change requiring underlying fabric to vary as an enabler. Mainest center of study for that — higher ed itself. Rippling applications — Impossible junk, like the 14 Grand Challenges of Engineering.
Above right — Here's transformational change to ponder. Consider what hidden mechanisms would be required to make these finely-woven Persian rugs morph as shown The change instrument would be even more entangled than the rugs, don't you think?
Steve covers three intro topics here, for you to feel out where he's coming from. The first relates to his beliefs on what "engineering education" is.
The second tries to justify faculty having less official-looking home pages, especially for student access. The third answers the question, "What's beyond the currently popular 'active listening' aim, as a way of understanding other people, students being one example?
Social learning in engineering education Is there a secret social sauce?
Aroundwhen Steve was working for NCR, he saw the rise of small software startups, competing with computer vendors to develop apps for their customers. The successful ones used a much different approach to building these apps. Instead of sending someone to go get a spec from the client, then spending a long time in a distant place building to that spec, these startups would setup shop right on the customer's premises, and work closely with them every day.
Like, "Here's that screen to take orders — Give it a try! The triumph of this new competition, over the vendors, lay not in being technically better, but in being socially better. To work closely with folks like that, you can't be an arrogant technologist.
You probably have thought of that, already. It's taken large, established organizations a long time to conclude that this way of building systems beats any way which preserves their current methods of operation.
After all, those in charge were moved up due to success with those methods, not by being good at overturning them. The idea that social skills are equally important to technical skills also violates most engineers' rationale for being.
They spent years valuing most the secret sauce of the hard sciences, and their application to engineering. It's just not "them," to admit the value of what they do lies elsewhere.
Left — It's easier to see flaws in someone else's domain; in this case the help desk crowd, a group who likely are supposed to be serving you, the reader.
They may come off more like the cartoon. Whoever invented the help desk operation portrayed, did not consider the social repercussions of giving the workers a countervailing, closely watched goal to close tickets.
On the other hand, Dilbert comes off as a prototypical, socially immature engineer, at the same time, based on his reaction. Steve used to be a systems engineer, and this group was founded, by people like Arthur Hallon understanding big pictures, like the social context within which our fabrications had to operate.
Computer science, queerly, not so much, for a lot of reasons, but its application in the outside world has suffered for that. A sample cause — students enter college enthused over CS because of the possibility of creating what might be called Descartian figments, like computer games and virtual realities.
The "value," to them, is along the lines of getting the coding right to produce an effect which they personally enjoy. These internally focused folks are then turned loose to hatch instruments with social impact, like Facebook, Twitter and Tinder, with predictably massive, unforseen impacts.
Software engineers do build systems that are entirely inward-facing, such as to make one machine talk to another machine, or a lower layer of software. Yet even these usually need some recognition of what humans will be doing in collaboration. In the current as this is written Communications of the ACMTom Limoncelli writes how IT automation, such as putting everything in "the cloud," cannot ignore deep understanding of the role of humans.
If the systems become more and more self-controlling, the "leftover" role of the humans, when they fail, becomes harder and harder, until you reach the point where nobody understands what's going on and can act in time to fix deviations. It is much like the problem of having more and more self-flying airliners where, on rare occasions, the pilots must spring into action.
Both the users and the software teams themselves have deep social aspects which students need to have working knowledge of before we turn them loose.
The historic academic trend preventing that is played out even today. A recently created software engineering programat a school with a very strong engineering history, contains only 11 actual software courses, 30 courses in math, science and traditional engineering, and possibly 4 courses partly touching on the relationship of users and teams to software.
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