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Infusing ethics into the development of engineers : exemplary education activities and programs

Author: National Academy of Engineering. Infusing Ethics Selection Committee.
Publisher: Washington, DC : The National Academies Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ethical practice in engineering is critical for ensuring public trust in the field and in its practitioners, especially as engineers increasingly tackle international and socially complex problems that combine technical and ethical challenges. This report aims to raise awareness of the variety of exceptional programs and strategies for improving engineers' understanding of ethical and social issues and provides a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Academy of Engineering. Infusing Ethics Selection Committee.
ISBN: 9780309390866 0309390869
OCLC Number: 939988641
Notes: Title from PDF title page (National Academies Press, viewed February 19, 2016).
Description: 1 online resource (54 pages) : color illustrations
Contents: Pages:1 to 10; Pages:11 to 20; Pages:21 to 30; Pages:31 to 40; Pages:41 to 50; Pages:51 to 60; Pages:61 to 67.
Responsibility: Infusing Ethics Selection Committee, Center for Engineering Ethics and Society, National Academy of Engineering.

Abstract:

"Ethical practice in engineering is critical for ensuring public trust in the field and in its practitioners, especially as engineers increasingly tackle international and socially complex problems that combine technical and ethical challenges. This report aims to raise awareness of the variety of exceptional programs and strategies for improving engineers' understanding of ethical and social issues and provides a resource for those who seek to improve ethical development of engineers at their own institutions. This publication presents 25 activities and programs that are exemplary in their approach to infusing ethics into the development of engineering students. It is intended to serve as a resource for institutions of higher education seeking to enhance their efforts in this area"--Publisher's description.

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