Teaching Ethics

How do you teach ethics to engineering students Guests Dr Beccy Hambright and Richard Burgess talk about their experience tackling that question particularly when it comes to students in K-12 They share their history at the Texas Tech University College of Engineering where they supported students and teachers in engineering and engineering ethics Hambright ran the Texas STEM Center until 2012 and Burgess teaches engineering ethics classes to students Hambright and Burgess then discuss the importance of ethics in the field pedagogical techniques for K-12 the importance of diversity and project-based learning in class Mentioned in this episode Murdough Center for Engineering Professionalism at Texas Tech University http www depts ttu edu murdoughcenter index php National Institute for Engineering Ethics http www depts ttu edu murdoughcenter center niee Texas Teacher Evaluation and Support System http tinyurl com o82q6ah Texas STEM Center Coalition http www txstem org Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering http www tame org Contact info for Richard Burgess richard burgess ttu edu Contact info for Dr Beccy Hambright beccy hambright ttu edu The Buck Institute https www bie org National Academy of Engineering Center for Engineering Ethics and Society https www nae edu 26187 aspx Our closing music is from Late for School by Bleeptor used under a Creative Commons Attribution License https creativecommons org licenses by 4 0 Subscribe and find more podcast information at http www k12engineering net The K12 Engineering Education Podcast is a production of Pios Labs http www pioslabs com Check out the book and ebook Engineer s Guide to Improv and Art Games by Pius Wong on Amazon Kindle Apple iBooks Barnes Noble Nook and other retailers http www pioslabs com improv4design htmlClick here to visit this podcast episode