Syllabi

This collection includes syllabi from a variety of courses covering professional ethics at many different universities.  If you have a syllabus that should be included in this collection, you can share it with us through our Suggest a Resource section.

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    This is the syllabus for an undergraduate course, "Science, Technology and Ethics," developed and taught by Dr. Donna Riley of Smith College. The course looks at the interplay between how society influences how science and engineering research and practice goes forward, and how engineering and science in turn influence society. This includes how science and technology have aided and abetted racist or colonialist research practices, the roles of technology, culture, and economic systems that pushes for the bigger, faster, and cheaper production of goods, and the societal and environmental consequences of how science and technology is practiced today. The syllabus includes a class schedule and readings for the course, and handouts for three course assignments.

    Resource Added11/06/2009

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    Syllabus of a Professional Ethics Course developed and taught in 2009 by Dr. Marilyn Dyrud of the Oregon Institute of Technology. The syllabus includes a list of readings, a class schedule, as well as a description of goals of the course and major assignments.

    Resource Added11/06/2009

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    Syllabus for a 2009 Management Ethics course developed and taught by Dr. Diana Walsh of New Jersey Institute of Technology's School of Management. The course seeks to introduce students to ethical and legal issues currently relevant to business, to help improve students' ability to identify ethical issues, and develop reasoning and analytical skills to handle issues that arise, and to provide an understanding of the ethical views, social responsibility, and legal environments within which theses issues arise in today's economy. Includes a reading list and class schedule.

    Resource Added10/05/2009

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    This flyer describes a series of four workshops on research ethics and the responsible conduct of research and includes lists of pre-reading material. The workshops are offered to postdoctoral fellows at Indiana University-Bloomington and are led by Dr. Kenneth D. Pimple

    Resource Added09/30/2009

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    This is a syllabus for an eight-week graduate course taught by Kenneth D. Pimple for students in the physical, life, and social sciences in the responsible conduct of research. The syllabus includes a class schedule and readings, and descriptions of class exercises and oral presenatations. Also includes a bibliography of readings for class, of which many are available online.

    Resource Added09/30/2009

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    Syllabus for an engineering ethics course developed and taught by Dr. Michael Brownstein of the New Jersey Institute of Technology in. The course was developed to promote asynchronous learning, and all group discussions, quizzes, and exams are held online. The syllabus discusses the unique nature of the online course and its different demands on a student from a face-to-face course, and includes a class schedule, reading list, and main goals of the course.

    Resource Added09/30/2009

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    Syllabus for an environmental ethics and policy course developed and taught by Dr. David Rothenberg. The course focuses on contemporary environmental problems from the perspectives of ethics and moral philosophy. It looks at the ethical presumptions and values underlying environmental policy, if traditional theories of moral philosophy are applicable to contemporary environmental problems, or if a new conception of the relationship between humans and nature is needed. The syllabus includes the goals of the course, a detailed course reading list, and class schedule. This is a graduate level course.

    Resource Added09/30/2009

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    Syllabus of the course, Social Issues in Engineering, developed and taught by Dr. Michelle K. Bothwell of Oregon State University's School of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering. The course focuses on the ways interlocking systems of oppression impact professional engineers' lives. The course looks at the experiences of diverse groups within engineering, include personal and social effects of oppression, internalization of oppression and resistance. The syllabus includes a class schedule and readings, a short description of required assignments, and a description of the goals and focus of the course.

    Resource Added09/30/2009

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    This is a syllabus for an engineering ethics course developed and taught by Dr. Michelle K. Bothwell of Oregon State University's School of Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering. The syllabus includes a reading list and class schedule, and learning objectives for the course.

    Resource Added09/30/2009

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    Syllabus of the Fall 2009 course, Ethical Issues in Health Care, developed and taught by Dr. Laurence Kennedy, Butler University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Includes course objectives, and explanations of class assignments, including an ethics journal assignment and a description of group presentations on a case study.

    Resource Added09/18/2009

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    Syllabus for the team-taught course, Science Policy for Scientists and Engineers. The course was developed and taught by Dr. Ira M. Bennett, Dr. Jonathan Posner, and Dr. Jameson M. Wetmore of Arizona State University in the fall of 2009.

    Resource Added09/18/2009

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