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Exploring Ethical Development from Standard Instruction in the Contexts of Biomedical Engineering and Earth Science

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2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition

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Tampa, Florida

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June 15, 2019

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June 15, 2019

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June 19, 2019

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Engineering Ethics Division Technical Session - Assessment

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Engineering Ethics

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21

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Justin L Hess Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0002-1210-9535

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Dr. Justin L Hess is the Assistant Director of the STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of STEM Education Research in the Department of Technology Leadership and Communication at IUPUI. Dr. Hess’s research interests include exploring empathy’s functional role in engineering and design; designing STEM ethics curricula; and evaluating learning in the spaces of design, ethics, and sustainability. Previously, Justin worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University where he created and refined ethical theory and learning modules to improve engineering students' ethical reasoning skills and dispositions. Justin received all of his degrees from Purdue University, inlacing his PhD in Engineering Education, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Justin is the Program Chair-Elect of the ASEE LEES division and the vice chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers' Committee on Sustainability subcommittee on Formal Engineering Education.

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Grant A Fore Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis Orcid 16x16 orcid.org/0000-0002-5432-0726

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Grant Fore is a Research Associate in the STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute (SEIRI) at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. As a SEIRI staff member, Grant is involved in research development, qualitative and mixed methods research, and programmatic assessment and evaluation. His research interests include ethics and equity in STEM education, the intersubjective experience of the instructor/student encounter, secondary STEM teacher professional development, and issues of power in STEM education discourse. He is also an Anthropology doctoral candidate at the University of Cape Town, where he was previously awarded a Master's degree. His dissertation research is focused on exploring the ethical becoming of architecture students within courses utilizing community-engaged pedagogies.

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Brandon H Sorge Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis

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Brandon Sorge is an Assistant Professor of STEM Education Research in the Department of Technology Leadership and Communication at the Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at IUPUI. His research interests focus on creating a diverse and civically minded STEM citizenry. He is especially interested the impacts of all levels of policy, leadership, and corporate social responsibility on creating these outcomes. Before coming to IUPUI, Brandon ran the day-to-day operations of the Indiana STEM Resource Network where he co-founded the Indiana Science Initiative which provides research based science materials and professional development to approximately 2200 teachers impacting over 50,000 students each year.

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M A Coleman Indiana U Purdue U Indianapolis

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Martin A. Coleman is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Adjunct Associate Professor of American Studies at IUPUI in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is Editor and Director of the Santayana Edition, a critical edition of the works of American philosopher George Santayana. Coleman has published essays and edited volumes in American Philosophy.

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Mary F. Price

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Mary F. Price (price6@iupui.edu ) is an anthropologist and Director of Faculty Development at the IUPUI Center for Service and Learning. Mary works with scholar-practitioners, students and community members to strengthen practice, deepen learning and facilitate the creation of actionable knowledge through intentional and equitable partnerships, grounded in the principles of democratic engagement. She has over 20 years experience working with high impact educational practices including: service-learning, study abroad, learning communities and faculty-mentored undergraduate research. She holds a masters in Latin American Studies from the University of Florida, Gainesville and a doctorate in anthropology from Binghamton University, SUNY. Some of her current scholarly interests include development strategies to support the retention and advancement of publicly engaged scholars, values-engagement in assessment/research, and the role of relational expertise in community-academic partnerships.

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Thomas William Hahn IUPUI

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Thomas W. Hahn is the Director of Research and Program Evaluation at the Center for Service and Learning and Institute for Engaged Learning at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). He is responsible for assessment, evaluation, and research in the areas of student civic learning, experiential learning, and success. Tom has over 20 years of experience in assessment and program improvement in higher education. He oversees the annual IUPUI Research Academy on Community Engagement and Engaged Learning and chairs the campus subcommittee for the student Experiential and Applied Learning Record. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.

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Dr. Justin L Hess is the Assistant Director of the STEM Education Innovation and Research Institute and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of STEM Education Research in the Department of Technology Leadership and Communication at IUPUI. Dr. Hess’s research interests include exploring empathy’s functional role in engineering and design; designing STEM ethics curricula; and evaluating learning in the spaces of design, ethics, and sustainability. Previously, Justin worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University where he created and refined ethical theory and learning modules to improve engineering students' ethical reasoning skills and dispositions. Justin received all of his degrees from Purdue University, including his PhD in Engineering Education, Master of Science in Civil Engineering, and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering. Justin is the Program Chair-Elect of the American Society for Engineering Education's Liberal Education/Engineering & Society Division and the vice chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers' Committee on Sustainability subcommittee on Formal Engineering Education.

Hess, J. L., & Fore, G. A., & Sorge, B. H., & Coleman, M. A., & Price, M. F., & Hahn, T. W. (2019, June), Exploring Ethical Development from Standard Instruction in the Contexts of Biomedical Engineering and Earth Science Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida. https://peer.asee.org/32805

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