Teaching Ethics in Engineering Education through Historical Analysis

TitleTeaching Ethics in Engineering Education through Historical Analysis
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsBillington, DP
JournalScience and Engineering Ethics
Publication Languageeng
AbstractIn order to highlight the the specificity of the professional responsibilities and ethics of engineers, or as someone acting in a uniquely engineering situation, the author discusses three historical cases that directly involve the actions of one engineer. The dedication of these engineers to their professional ethics illustrate a commitment to ethical behavior that is unique to engineering and instructive to engineering students.
NotesCover Date: January 2006.Source Info: 12(2 Special Issue), 205-222. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 40-4. Subject: EDUCATION; ENGINEERING; ETHICS; HISTORY; INNOVATION; TEACHING. Update Code: 20090226.
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