Before posting to this discussion, be sure you have completed the assigned reading THAT IS ATTACHED TO THIS MESSAGE.
The article implies that the Challenger incident outcome might have been different if Roger Boisjoly had been a licensed Professional Engineer at the time. How might this have been a factor?
After you post your original response, respond to at least one of your classmates’ posts, either asking questions about their responses or making thoughtful responses or comments on their responses. To make a better discussion try to engage with people who made arguments different from your own! Feel free to disagree to try to offer an opinion opposite the one they gave – you should engage in a healthy debate here! In addition, please be sure to follow up with any questions or comments posted on your original post.
As with all debates, please keep your comments civil. Disparaging comments or personal attacks will automatically be deleted and their writers will be given zeros for this discussion
RUBRIC OF GRADING
– 9.0 pts
Student lists and provides some insight into 5 to 6 items from the reading(s) that are applicable and relevant to the topics discussed thus far in the course; provides comprehensive, thoughtful reflection about specific actions that would be taken.
– 5.0 pts
Student clearly communicates their ideas and uses good structure along with proper grammar and spelling.
– 6.0 pts
Student provides a clear, respectful reply and critique using good structure and proper grammar and spelling. Student adds to the comments of the classmate by explaining how the classmate’s post impacted their perspective, or offering an alternative viewpoint to the classmate.