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Beginner Level

Approx. 25 hours to complete

Suggested: 8 weeks, 5 hours a week...

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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
19 minutes to complete

Introduction

1 video (Total 9 min), 1 reading
1 reading
Introduction10m
2 hours to complete

The responsibility of engineers

2 videos (Total 19 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
2 videos
Challenger7m
4 readings
Responsibility10m
Active responsibility and the ideals of engineers10m
Whistle-blowing10m
Precautionary principle10m
6 practice exercises
Responsibility8m
Active responsibility and the ideals of engineers8m
Whistle-blowing6m
Precautionary principle4m
Challenger12m
Module test20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Codes of conduct

1 video (Total 6 min), 5 readings, 6 quizzes
5 readings
Codes of conduct10m
Conflict of interest and loyalty10m
The first step astray10m
The Fundamental Canons of the Code of Ethics of the ASCE10m
The Dutch Construction fraud10m
6 practice exercises
Codes of conduct16m
Conflict of interest and loyalty4m
The first step aside10m
Construction fraud12m
Delay in Addressing Fire Code Violations2m
Module test20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Normative ethics

5 videos (Total 36 min), 4 readings, 6 quizzes
5 videos
The ethics of automated driving (part 1)3m
The ethics of automated driving (part 2)4m
The ethics of automated driving (part 3)3m
Indian trials and informed consent18m
4 readings
Ethics and morality10m
Utilitarianism10m
Kantian theory10m
Virtue ethics10m
6 practice exercises
Ethics and morality16m
Utilitarianism14m
Kantian theory14m
Virtue ethics12m
Informed consent16m
Module test40m
Week
4
1 hour to complete

The ethical cycle

1 video (Total 3 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
1 video
3 readings
Ethical cycle10m
The basic steps10m
Introduction10m
4 practice exercises
Ethical cycle4m
The basic steps4m
Dieselgate14m
Development of Computer Code2m
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By GRJun 24th 2019

Great introductory course. This should be a must for every aspiring engineer or technology practitioner to get each in contact with one's humanity

Instructor

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Lambèr Royakkers

Associate Professor
Eindhoven University of Technology

About Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research-driven, design-oriented university of technology with a strong international focus. The university was founded in 1956, and has around 8,500 students and 3,000 staff. TU/e has defined strategic areas focusing on the societal challenges in Energy, Health and Smart Mobility. The Brainport Eindhoven region is one of world’s smartest; it won the title Intelligent Community of the Year 2011....

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