Science, technology and society education for engineers

TitleScience, technology and society education for engineers
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsHerkert, JR
JournalTechnology and Society Magazine, IEEE
Volume9
Pagination22-26
Date Published1990
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number0278-0097
Keywordsart , design , educational , ENGINEERING , ENGINEERS , ethics , history , knowledge , Materials , SCIENCE , SOCIAL , society , Sociotechnical , technology
AbstractThe value of exposing engineering students to social issues raised by science and technology is discussed. A required engineering course at Lafayette College, 'Engineering Professionalism and Ethics', which is designed to provide all engineering majors with an introduction to science, technology, and society topics, is described. Experience with the course is evaluated.
URLhttp://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?arnumber=60551
DOI10.1109/44.60551

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