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Professional Ethics in Engineering

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Course by: William Frey. E-mail the author

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Summary: Disclaimer: We are aware that others (not us) have made (or could make) this collection/course available as printed or electronic (e.g., kindle) versions that are available online at a cost. The Creative Commons Attribution Copyright agreement that covers this collection allows this. However we want to make readers aware that they can generate their own updated version of this book/collection/course by using the download to pdf features provided by Connexions. We still want to continue to encourage collaborators to take the content we provide and customize it to fit their own context and circumstances using, among other options, the derived copy feature offered by Connexions. This is a preliminary version of a course in Engineering Ethics that pulls together Connexions modules that were used as part of an Engineering Ethics course taught by William Frey in fall 2006. An Engineering Ethics Bowl competition formed the capstone experience of this course. Frey, Cruz, and Sanchez have reported in detail on the Engineering Ethics Bowl in "The Ethics Bowl in Engineering Ethics at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez," in Teaching Ethics, Volume 4, number 2, Spring 2004: 15-31. The major change in this activity reported in this course is the use of peer review teams to score the competition. This course in Engineering Ethics is being developed as a part of an NSF-funded project, "Collaborative Development of Ethics Across the Curriculum Resources and Sharing of Best Practices," SES 0551779.

Instructor: William J. Frey

Institution: University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Course Number: FILO 4045

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This collection contains: Modules by: Jose A. Cruz-Cruz, William Frey.

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