Concerning Uniformity in the Electrical Engineering Courses in the United States

Samuel Sheldon
1902 Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers  
Technical schools and otlher hiigher educational institutions, considered as-business corporations, are of necessity conducted in a unique manner. Like ordinary business concerns they are sellers of goods, namely, knowledge and educational wares, the students being the customers and paying in money, in time, or in 1)oth. The educational institution is in the peculiar position of being able to dictate the things which the customers must purchase, and the customers, furthermore, are not in a
more » ... , are not in a position to determine the quality and geniiineness of the goods delivered. The condition is modified somewhl/t hUy extensive use of the
doi:10.1109/t-aiee.1902.4764041 fatcat:7nskdndci5hwdovbk6kq2sn7oi