Seeing through the lens of social justice: a threshold for engineering

TitleSeeing through the lens of social justice: a threshold for engineering
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsKabo, J, Baillie, C
JournalEuropean Journal of Engineering Education
Volume34
Issue4
Pagination317-325
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number03043797
Accession Number43099419
Keywordseducation , ENGINEERING , Interviews , LEARNING , liminal , phenomenography , Poverty , SOCIAL , STUDENTS , Study , SUSTAINABILITY , threshold , Universities , variation
AbstractThe authors explore how students in a cross-disciplinary course on engineering and social justice approached the idea of using social justice as a lens for looking at engineering.
NotesKabo, J. 1; Email Address: jens.kabo@chee.queensu.ca Baillie, C. 1; Affiliation: 1: Faculty of Applied Science, Queens University, Kingston, Canada; Source Info: Aug2009, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p317; Subject Term: ENGINEERING -- Study & teaching; Subject Term: SOCIAL justice; Subject Term: LEARNING; Subject Term: STUDENTS; Subject Term: INTERVIEWS; Subject Term: EDUCATION; Subject Term: UNIVERSITIES & colleges; Subject Term: POVERTY; Subject Term: ENGINEERING ethics; Subject Term: STUDY & teaching; Subject Term: SUSTAINABILITY; Author-Supplied Keyword: liminal space; Author-Supplied Keyword: phenomenography; Author-Supplied Keyword: social justice; Author-Supplied Keyword: threshold concepts; Author-Supplied Keyword: variation; NAICS/Industry Codes: 923110 Administration of Education Programs; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611699 All Other Miscellaneous Schools and Instruction; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611710 Educational Support Services; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611310 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools; Number of Pages: 9p; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1080/03043790902987410
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