AC 2011-846: FIRST-YEAR ENGINEERING STUDENTS AND ETHICAL ANALYSIS

@inproceedings{HeinAC2F,
  title={AC 2011-846: FIRST-YEAR ENGINEERING STUDENTS AND ETHICAL ANALYSIS},
  author={Gretchen Hein}
}
Each year 800 first-year engineering students at Michigan Technological University study engineering ethics. These same students complete some type of engineering design project. What would happen if these students explored the ethical issues surrounding their design topic? Would their understanding and application of ethics improve? Would their ability to analyze ethical case studies improve? Traditionally, students first learn about engineering ethics and ethical decision making and then… CONTINUE READING

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