Quote Originally Posted by epatsellis View Post
It's not all that different in any field. When I was the production manager of a printing company, I interviewed numerous applicants with a degree that had no concept of the most basic, fundamental skills, yet somehow managed to earn a graphic arts degree. My son is nearly finished with his EE and can't perform the most basic steps of diagnosis outside of his specialty, even though the same concepts apply regardless of whether it's a data comm system or an automobile engine that refuses to start.
You can lead a horse to water but you can't make him drink.
and
You can lead a student to knowledge but you can't make him think.

Those who can, do.
Those who can't, teach.
Those who can't teach, teach others to teach.

Steve