Faculty Advisor

Billiar, Kristen

Faculty Advisor

Pfeifer, Geoffrey

Abstract

Many students upon graduation are unprepared to deal with ethical issues presented in their careers. This is despite engineering curricula requiring that the teaching of ethics must be incorporated into a degree program in order to receive accreditation. Prior projects that have been performed by teams on WPI’s campus consisted of a variety of methods that were brought into engineering courses. The problem with these methods was that the engineering students were often unable to fully see the connection between ethics and engineering. The goal of this project was to create an engineering ethics module that would allow students to see the direct connection between ethics and engineering and be more comfortable overcoming ethical dilemmas that may arise in an engineering workplace.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

March 2017

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Biomedical Engineering

Advisor Department

Undergraduate Studies

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