March 20, 2019
March 20, 2019
March 22, 2019
I intend to submit a full paper and present this work.
Abstract: Ethics is a critical topic that is often overlooked in engineering education. To improve understanding of the many ethical issues students may face as practicing engineers, we developed ethics modules in four civil engineering classes at the University of Portland (UP). These ethics modules ranged from traditional writing assignments to interactive class discussion. As a result, students receive ethics instruction at least one time per year throughout their four years at UP. Survey results indicate students thought their understanding of the ASCE Code of Ethics improved, and the ethics modules were helpful for their professional career. Student comments and survey results also indicated the interactive class discussion was more impactful than the writing assignments because they were able to learn about more than one ethical situation. The results of the survey will help improve the ethics modules, and continue our efforts to integrate ethics into the Civil Engineering Program at UP.
Poor, C. J., & Chase, A., & Inan, M. (2019, March), Integrating Ethics Across the Civil Engineering Curriculum Paper presented at 2019 ASEE PNW Section Conference, Corvallis, Oregon. https://peer.asee.org/31883
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