As part of the Teagle Foundation’s Liberal Arts and the Professions initiative, we have supported efforts to explore how the undergraduate liberal arts curriculum can be enriched by closer ties to engineering programs and to the ways in which engineers are prepared for their vocation. This set of case studies, prepared by Sheila Tobias and published by the American Society of Engineering Education, illustrates how campuses can provide liberal arts students with “technological literacy” grounded in the discipline of engineering while providing engineering students with a better sense of the social, cultural, and political context for problem-solving in engineering.

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