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Name: Ethics Bowl Rules and Procedures
ID: m13817
Language: English (en)
Summary: This packet will provide students with the rules and procedures to be adopted for the Engineering Ethics Bowl competitions to be held at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez during the fall and spring semesters of the academic year 2006-7. These rules have been modified from those used in the annual Ethics Bowl competitions held at the meetings of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. Robert Ladenson from the Illinois Institute of Technology has developed this competition and works with a team of professors and graduate students to develop and judge the yearly competitions. These procedures have been modified to allow participants to practice the following elements of ethical decision making: problem specification, solution generation, solution testing, and solution implementation. Other packets provides cases, scoring sheets, and frameworks to be used in the competition. This module is being developed as a part of an NSF-funded project, "Collaborative Development of Ethics Across the Curriculum Resources and Sharing of Best Practices," NSF SES 0551779.
Subject: Humanities
Keywords: Debating cases and scenarios in ethics, Engineering Ethics, Ethical Decision-Making, Ethics Bowl
Document Type: -//CNX//DTD CNXML 0.5 plus MathML//EN
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 2.0

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Latest version: 1.4 (history)
First publication date: Jul 20, 2006 5:44 am -0500
Last revision to module: Mar 2, 2007 9:16 am -0600


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Version History

Version: 1.4 Mar 2, 2007 9:16 am -0600 by William Frey
Updated abstract

Version: 1.3 Oct 23, 2006 5:54 am -0500 by William Frey
2004 APPE presentation added to provide students with orientation of ethics bowl competition.

Version: 1.2 Oct 23, 2006 5:44 am -0500 by William Frey
Two paragraphs added, one to introduce the rules and procedures document and another to introduce the logistics of the competition.  This latter file needs to be uploaded 

Version: 1.1 Aug 22, 2006 2:51 pm -0500 by William Frey
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