As we have seen in this unit professional societies can serve several functions

As we have seen in this unit professional societies

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As we have seen in this unit, professional societies can serve several functions, rangingfrom creating ethical codes to establishing standards for entering the profession to advocating for business interests to pursing original research to increasing the profession's status (note that these are relevant to other professional societies as well, not just those in engineering). In today's world, which of these tasks do you think is mostimportant for your profession, and which do you think is least important? Is this different from what you would have said about the late 19th century? Instructions Please check the Capstone Assignment Information Page for guidelines, rubrics, and advice on succeeding on capstone assignments. Your assignment should be: Be about 250-400 words in length. Answer all aspects of the prompt Be as specific as possible Be proofread and contain minimal grammatical and spelling errors Submitted on time (there will be a 2 point (10%) penalty for each 24 hours late a capstone is submitted Citation Guidelines:
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Cite readings in parentheses as (Author Last Name, Year, Page Number [if available]), as in: Morrison demonstrates that the Middlesex Canal represented “blah blah blah” (Morrison, 1974, 23). Cite lecture slides as (Jones Lecture, “Title of Lecture,” Time in Lecture), as in: As Prof. Jones noted about the Gilded Age, “blah blah blah” (Jones Lecture, “Unit 2 Historical Overview,” 10:23).
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