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More than a Motto Interactive e-Book Chapters

Please enjoy the interactive, electronic version of More than a Motto: The Meaning Behind Cal Poly's Learn by Doing Signature, which includes supplemental video content for each topic.

Interactive eBook Reading Notes

  • View the interactive eBook chapters in full screen mode by clicking on the "Read Now" button.
  • When viewing in full-screen mode, use the arrows to move forward or backward; click on the thumbnail view to navigate through the document and zoom the pages in or zoom out.
  • When viewing in full-screen mode, hit ESC to return to the browser.
  • Be patient, depending on your network speed, each chapter may take a few seconds (or more) to fully load. In some cases a "refresh" may be necessary.

Two routes to individual chapters:

  1. Select the first image link below to "Foreword, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents and Introduction" for links to chapters in the Table of Contents

  2. Scroll down through the chapter image links for direct access to chapters

e-book reading notes

More than a Motto: The Meaning Behind Cal Poly's Learn by Doing Signature

Foreword, Acknowledgements, Table of Contents and Introduction

College of Engineering

College of Science and Math

Student Affairs and Associated Students, Inc.

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences

Orfalea College of Business

College of Liberal Arts

College of Architecture & Environmental Design

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Congratulations to the 2017 Learn by Doing Scholar Award recipients, Lynn Metcalf and Catherine Waitinas! 

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