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TitleWhy require ethics in engineering?
Author(s)Flumerfelt, Shannon
Alves, Anabela Carvalho
Kahlen, Franz-Josef
Manalang, Anna Bella Siriban
Issue date2012
PublisherAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Abstract(s)This theoretical paper will provide a review of the literature regarding the need for ethics in the workplace and how taxonomical ethical development can be used in engineering education. In fact, advocacy to educate for ethics in engineering education by design is discussed as a solution to this problem. By spiraling ethical competency development into engineering education as a body of practice, rather than as a theory of knowledge, it is possible to integrate engineering "hard science" content with engineering "soft science" competency. This means that current programs' scopes and sequences may remain in place, with recommended changes in pedagogy.
TypeConference paper
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Appears in Collections:CAlg - Artigos em livros de atas/Papers in proceedings

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