The small Helm project: An academic activity addressing international corruption for undergraduate civil engineering and construction management students
Science and Engineering Ethics 12 (2):355-363 (2006)
This paper presents an academic project that addresses the issue of international corruption in the engineering and construction industry, in a manner that effectively incorporates several learning experiences. The major objectives of the project are to provide the students a learning activity that will 1) make a meaningful contribution within the disciplines being studied; 2) teach by experience a significant principle that can be valuable in numerous situations during an individual’s career, and 3) engage the minds, experiences, and enthusiasm of the participants in a real ethical challenge that is prevalent in all of their chosen professional fields. The paper describes the full details of the project, the actual implementation of it during Winter Semester 2005, the experiences gained during the initial trial, and the modifications and improvements incorporated for future implementation.
|Keywords||ethical challenge student project graft engineering construction contribution|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Students as Research Participants or as Learners?Ling Shi - 2006 - Journal of Academic Ethics 4 (1-4):205-220.
A New Experience: The Course of Ethics in Engineering in the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Granada.Luisa María Gil-Martín, Enrique Hernández-Montes & Armando Segura-Naya - 2010 - Science and Engineering Ethics 16 (2):409-413.
An Approach to Integrating “Professional Responsibility” in Engineering Into the Capstone Design Experience.Steven P. Nichols - 2000 - Science and Engineering Ethics 6 (3):399-412.
“Down and Out” in D.C.: How Georgetown M.B.A. Students Learn About Leadership Through Service to Others. [REVIEW]Robert J. Bies - 1996 - Journal of Business Ethics 15 (1):103 - 110.
Ethics in Construction Project Briefing.Richard Fellows, Anita Liu & Colin Storey - 2004 - Science and Engineering Ethics 10 (2):289-301.
Acclimating International Graduate Students to Professional Engineering Ethics.Byron Newberry, Katherine Austin, William Lawson, Greta Gorsuch & Thomas Darwin - 2011 - Science and Engineering Ethics 17 (1):171-194.
Acclimating International Graduate Students to Professional Engineering Ethics.Katherine Austin Byron Newberry, Greta Gorsuch William Lawson & Thomas Darwin - forthcoming - Science and Engineering Ethics.
Environmental Education and Socioresponsive Engineering.Ali Uddin Ansari, Ashfaque Jafari, Ishrat Meera Mirazana, Zulfia Imtiaz & Heather Lukacs - 2003 - Science and Engineering Ethics 9 (3):397-408.
PRiME: Integrating Professional Responsibility Into the Engineering Curriculum. [REVIEW]Christy Moore, Hillary Hart, D’Arcy Randall & Steven P. Nichols - 2006 - Science and Engineering Ethics 12 (2):273-289.
Student Development and Ownership of Ethical and Professional Standards.Kevin D. Hall - 2004 - Science and Engineering Ethics 10 (2):383-387.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads13 ( #355,522 of 2,172,871 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #117,033 of 2,172,871 )
How can I increase my downloads?