Lecture 01 - Engineering and Social Responsibility ENG4A03...

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Unformatted text preview: Engineering and Social Responsibility ENG4A03 Ms. Katherine Prescott Office: ITB/120 E-mail : prescot@mcmaster.ca Office hours by appointment Instructor: Two lectures per week: Monday Wednesday Location TSH/120 Schedule: 1:30 2:20 pm * Lecture notes will be posted on WebCT. Every attempt will be made to post notes ahead of class, but you are advised that this may not always be possible. Schedule: One two-hour tutorial per week: T01 Monday 11:30 1:20 BSB/108 T02 Thursday 8:30 10:20 T13/106 T03 Tuesday 3:30 5:20 ABB/271 T04 Wednesday 8:30 10:20 ITB/139 T05 Friday 2:30 4:20 T13/106 * Tutorials are an important component of the course. All material covered can be expected to appear on the final exam. no textbook readings may be assigned for lectures and tutorials whenever possible, reference material will be made available through WebCT or on Reserve in Thode Library Textbook and Readings To aid students in acquiring an understanding of engineering in terms of: (i) its historical development of concern for social responsibility , (ii) its cultural significance to civilization, (iii) the scope and limitations of engineering ethics and law , (iv) its role in the social control of technological change . Objective: Assignments . 50% Engineering Ethics Case Study (10%) Code of Ethics (5%) Engineering Law Case Study (10%) Letter to the Editor (5%) ( ** BONUS if published ) Media Critique (20%) Final Exam 50% Grading: Ethics Case Study...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course ENGINEERIN Eng 4A03 taught by Professor Prescott during the Winter '08 term at McMaster University.

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Lecture 01 - Engineering and Social Responsibility ENG4A03...

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