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Hots For Independent Reading And Research In Applied Engineering (Irrae)

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2008 Annual Conference & Exposition


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Publication Date

June 22, 2008

Start Date

June 22, 2008

End Date

June 25, 2008



Conference Session

Educating the Whole Engineer - Building Life Skills

Tagged Division

Engineering Libraries

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Page Numbers

13.670.1 - 13.670.10



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Amy Kindschi University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Amy Kindschi, MLS, Head of Faculty and Student Services at UW-Madison Wendt Engineering Library since 1998, is responsible for reference and other library services. She is library liaison to four Engineering Departments and is an advocate for the information needs of students and faculty. She serves on campus-wide library committees in instruction, reference, web resources and distance services. She teaches over 25 sessions per semester and has taught in the online MEPP program since 1999.

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Patrick Eagan University of Wisconsin - Madison


Paul Ross University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Paul Ross, MA, teaches University of Wisconsin-Madison campus courses in technical communication for students in science, technology, and engineering. He has taught in the online MEPP program since 1999 and coordinates the university's Technical Communication Internship program. A member of the Technical Communication Program at UW-Madison since 1991, he has also taught at Northern Illinois University, Texas A&M University, and several community colleges. He is interested in continued cooperation between the university and business; he has been employed with Texas Instruments and with the Sundstrand (now Hamilton Sundstrand) Aviation Advanced Technology Group as a documentation specialist. He is active in STC and ASEE.

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Kindschi, A., & Eagan, P., & Ross, P. (2008, June), Hots For Independent Reading And Research In Applied Engineering (Irrae) Paper presented at 2008 Annual Conference & Exposition, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 10.18260/1-2--3997

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