Teaching ethics to engineers – a research-based perspective

  title={Teaching ethics to engineers – a research-based perspective},
  author={Peter E. Bowden},
This paper describes research underpinning a course, developed in Australia, on ethics for engineers. The methodology used, that of identifying the principal ethical issues facing the discipline and designing the course around these issues, would be applicable to other disciplines and in other countries. The course was based on the assumption that identifying the major ethical issues in the discipline, and subsequently presenting and analysing them in the classroom, would provide the future… CONTINUE READING