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How to integrate ethical aspects in a technical course: - The Example Project semester including the bachelor thesis project: Secure Mobile Systems
Linköping University, The Tema Institute, Technology and Social Change. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Linköping University, Department of Culture and Communication, Arts and Humanities. Linköping University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences. (Ethics of Migration)
2015 (English)In: Proceedings of the 11th International CDIO Conference, Chengdu, 2015Conference paper (Refereed)
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The aim of the course is to create understanding for how to be an engineer; this is achieved by imitating the situation many engineers face when they are introduced into the workplace. As a new employee at a company, it is often many things the students need to learn in a short amount of time. In the course the students are expected to take on the role of a new employee in a company. They are expected to learn about the technical-, group-and project aspects that are needed for working within the company. The student is expected to live up to the company's requirements for technical solutions, professional communication with customers and internal requirements. They learn to cooperate actively with the project members/customers/experts with different backgrounds and knowledge and see how organizations influence the structure of the team and the individual's freedom of action. In addition, they must learn to see the big picture and thus reflect on societal and ethical aspects. They also gain knowledge of the organization's significance from an economic perspective and how organization affects the team structure and process which in turn can affect an individual's freedom of action and behavior. The course is connected the CDIO Syllabus v2.0 in that sense that the student shall

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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-120944OAI: diva2:849998
The 11th International CDIO Conference, Chengdu
Available from: 2015-08-31 Created: 2015-08-31 Last updated: 2015-09-21

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