Engaging Students in the Ethics of Engineering and Technology

Yasukawa Keiko

    Publikation: Working paperForskning

    Abstrakt

    This paper argues that education for engineers and technologists should focus on the ethics of technology and engineering, and not just ethics in technology and engineering projects. It argues that one's expression of their ethical position is linked closely to their identity formation, and is different to other "competencies" that are emphasised in engineering and technology education. Principles of sustainable development are proposed as a framework for engaging students in reflecting on their ethical positions and practices.

    OriginalsprogEngelsk
    UdgivelsesstedAalborg
    UdgiverInstitut for Uddannelse, Læring og Filosofi, Aalborg Universitet
    ISBN (Elektronisk)87-91543-20-7
    StatusUdgivet - 2006

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