Ethics and engineering education

TitleEthics and engineering education
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsBucciarelli, LL
JournalEuropean Journal of Engineering Education
Publication Languageeng
Keywords& , ABET , education , ENGINEERING , ENGINEERS , ethics , Inc. , RESPONSIBILITY , SOCIAL , Study , teaching , technology ,
AbstractThe authors look at the deficiencies of the scenarios usually used to teach engineering ethics, and recommends the need, not only for a more expansive reading of codes of ethics and reflection of what it means to be "responsible," but also a substantial reform of undergraduate engineering education across the board.
NotesBucciarelli, L. L. 1; Email Address:; Affiliation: 1: Professor of Engineering and Technology Studies, Emeritus, MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA; Source Info: May2008, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p141; Subject Term: ENGINEERING – Study & teaching; Subject Term: ETHICS; Subject Term: EDUCATION; Subject Term: ENGINEERS; Subject Term: TECHNOLOGY – Study & teaching; Subject Term: TEACHING; Author-Supplied Keyword: engineering education; Author-Supplied Keyword: ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: social responsibility; Company/Entity: ABET Inc.; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611699 All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611710 Educational Support Services; NAICS/Industry Codes: 923110 Administration of Education Programs; Number of Pages: 9p; Document Type: Article
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