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Board 90 : Tools to Assist with Collection and Analysis of Ethical Reflections of Engineering Students

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2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

Location

Salt Lake City, Utah

Publication Date

June 23, 2018

Start Date

June 23, 2018

End Date

July 27, 2018

Conference Session

Engineering Ethics Division Poster Session

Tagged Division

Engineering Ethics

Page Count

12

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https://peer.asee.org/30133

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27

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Roman Taraban Texas Tech University

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Roman Taraban is Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech University. He received his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Carnegie Mellon University. His interests are in how undergraduate students learn, and especially, in critical thinking and how students draw meaningful connections in traditional college content materials.

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William M. Marcy PE Texas Tech University

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Professor and Director of the Murdough Center for Engineering Professionalism and The National Institute for Engineering Ethics
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, Texas

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Lakshmojee Koduru Texas Tech University

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Lakshmojee Koduru is a Data Science graduate student at Texas Tech University. His research interests are more inclined to Healthcare Analytics and Natural Language Processing.

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Abstract

Ethical engineering practice is a global issue. However, cultural norms and social realities may result in differences in points-of-view on ethical practice. The present project seeks to facilitate discussion and analysis of ethical practices between undergraduate engineering students at our university and peers in partnering countries. Three major goals of the project are to develop a readily accessible website for student interactions, to develop partnerships with global participants, and to develop machine-based tools capable of identifying major topics in student contributions to the website and analyzing characteristics of students’ ethical reasoning. An undergraduate ethics course for engineering majors and the website http://reflectivechoices.ttu.edu are currently the primary channels through which this project is being developed and implemented. The results describe steps in developing the website, which is currently operational, progress developing partnerships and in recruiting participants, and an analysis and discussion of students’ submissions to the website from the first several months of operation.

Taraban, R., & Marcy, W. M., & Koduru, L. (2018, June), Board 90 : Tools to Assist with Collection and Analysis of Ethical Reflections of Engineering Students Paper presented at 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30133

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