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Course module: 202000404
202000404
Professional and Academic Development M3
Course info
Course module202000404
Credits (ECTS)3
Course typeStudy Unit
Language of instructionEnglish
Contact personS. Borst
E-mails.borst@utwente.nl
Lecturer(s)
Lecturer
J.P. Bergen
Contactperson for the course
S. Borst
Lecturer
prof.dr.ir. P.P.C.C. Verbeek
Lecturer
dr.ir. L.L.M. van der Wegen
Academic year2021
Starting block
2A
Application procedureYou apply via OSIRIS Student
Registration using OSIRISYes
Aims
Skills:
At the end of the course the student is able to
  • present independently and in a convincing way about research findings;
RESTS:
At the end of the course the student is able to
  • identify ethical challenges of new and upcoming technology
  • describe these challenges in a well-structured essay
  • give and receive peer feedback on an essay about an ethical topic.

 
Content

Skills:
Students will receive training in presenting research findings and are able to practice this. It is assessed by and provided with feedback from their Skills teachers. They will also learn key pointers on giving peer feedback. They will use this in the PAD RESTS assignment.
RESTS:
In this course Peter Paul Verbeek gives a first introduction into Ethics and Philosophy of Technology. He introduces exemplary ethical challenges of current and upcoming technologies in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management, like artificial intelligence, drones, self-driving cars, and human enhancement technologies. Furthermore, some central ethical theories and approaches to analyse and address them are discussed in the lectures.
Also, he explains how to write a brief, well-structured and well-argued essay (of appr. 2A4) about a concrete ethical issue regarding one of these technologies.  
Assignment: Essay on an ethical challenge regarding a technological development in the IEM field.
Module
Module 3
Participating study
Bachelor Industrial Engineering and Management
Required materials
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Recommended materials
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Instructional modes
Lecture
Presence dutyYes

Workshop
Presence dutyYes

Tests
Skills

Ethics and Philosophy

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