Engineering ethics: What? Why? How? and When?

TitleEngineering ethics: What? Why? How? and When?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsHarris, C. E., J, Davis, M
JournalJournal of Engineering Education
Volume85
Issue2
Pagination93-6
Publication Languageeng
AbstractThe authors discuss the importance of including ethics in the engineering curriculum, and discuss the introduction of ethics into the engineering classroom in terms of four questions: What is engineering ethics? Why should it be emphasized in engineering education? How should it be taught? and When should it appear in the student's classroom? The authors also discuss using the case study method in teaching, especially by introducing students to cases that reflect the types of ethical situations they are likely to encounter in their day to day practice of engineering.
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