Beyond Engineering, a Thought-Provoking Perspective on the Future of Society
Asian American history teacher Alan Suemori was inspired to write a post after reading A Whole New Engineer:
It is this simple, but powerful theme of courage and risk-taking that resonates repeatedly throughout “A Whole New Engineer,” Somerville’s and Goldberg’s provocative call for engineering education reform. Surprisingly human and emotional, the book interweaves gentle yet compelling stories taken from their research into Olin College and the University of Illinois’ iFoundry program with their insights into how engineering schools must change if the profession is to thrive in the 21st century. Not surprisingly, their suggestions resonate far beyond engineering and into the broader fields of education, business and society as a whole.
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