CHAPTER 14

Conclusions

In sum, the thinking about T-Shaped Professionals continues to evolve, and the case for educating T-Shaped Professionals continues to gather evidence in its favor (IFM and IBM 2008). The case for T-Shaped Professionals made in this book includes a wide range of perspective from chapter authors, including:

  • Chapter 2: Heeren, Cornejo, and Lee (UTEC, Peru) discuss educating a new generation of holistic and global engineers, with broad professional and soft skills seamless integrated with deep technical skills to create T-Shaped Professionals.
  • Chapter 3: Elden (MMCC, USA) explore creating a T-Shaped Mindset at the community college level in both students and faculty to encourage life-long learning, and the ensure the development ...

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