Faculty Scholarly Dissemination Grants

Title

Teaching Engineering Ethics and Professional Responsibility Techniques and Methods

Department

School of Engineering

College

Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

Disciplines

Engineering

Abstract

Aims: This workshop address teaching engineering ethics and professional responsibility as well as societal impact of engineering, which are topics required by accreditation standards, to be integrated and assessed within the engineering curriculum. The workshop will expose participants to different topics and techniques in teaching engineering ethics and professionalism. Participants will be engaged in exercises guiding them to plan their offering of engineering ethics to engineering students, at their respective institutions, with consideration of the unique cultural and societal aspects of different geographical locations. Main topics " Basics of engineering ethics and professionalism " Techniques and methods to teach the topic " Design and planning limited modules for classroom delivery " Assessment and evaluation " Expansions and advanced topics in engineering ethics and societal impact " Advanced techniques and methods of teaching " Other professional aspects and topics " Expanding the planned material to a full course Target Group The workshop is addressed to engineering educators and administrators, as well as practicing professional engineers

Conference Name

2014 World Engineering Education Forum

Conference Location

Dubai, UAE

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