UVSC BYU U of U etc was"Software Engineering

Matthew Walker rorith at kydance.net
Tue Feb 20 14:08:47 MST 2007

On Tue, February 20, 2007 1:54 pm, Mister E wrote:
> Hill, Greg wrote:
>> It's not an endorsement, unless it's an endorsement of the fact that
>> people no longer understand the difference between a trade school and a
>> University.  I never faulted the people for getting what they want,
>> anyway.  I just said it was a waste of money (i.e. I consider it a waste
>> of money, not the people who got what they wanted).
> I thought I saw a little blurb about the multimedia program at UVSC.  If
> so, that is one edu program that does bite at UVSC.  While talking to a
> few of our employees about this particular topic, a couple have
> expressed frustration the last little while at the overall goofiness of
> that particular program. It IS a waste of time and money.  I think you
> can have some edu tracks at just about any school that should be
> derailed (or greatly improved)... this is one such beast at UVSC, one
> that makes it look bad (that I know of).

My wife recently took this class as part of her major. And while she
enjoyed it, I can say I was HIGHLY unimpressed. The majority of the
classwork consisted of learning to use Powerpoint. *shudder*

Matthew Walker
Kydance Hosting & Consulting
LAMP Specialist

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