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Cursus: 202000404
202000404
Professional and Academic Development M3
Cursus informatie
Cursus202000404
Studiepunten (ECTS)3
CursustypeOnderwijseenheid
VoertaalEngels
ContactpersoonN. van der Veen
E-mailn.vanderveen@utwente.nl
Docenten
Examinator
dr. J.P. Bergen
Examinator
Dr. rer. nat. D. Braun
Contactpersoon van de cursus
N. van der Veen
Examinator
dr.ir. L.L.M. van der Wegen
Collegejaar2023
Aanvangsblok
2A
AanmeldingsprocedureZelf aanmelden via OSIRIS Student
Inschrijven via OSIRISJa
Cursusdoelen
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.

 
Inhoud
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:
This course provides a first introduction into Ethics and Philosophy of Technology. It highlights how technology, ethics and politics are deeply interconnected, that designing technology is also doing ethics and how we can think about the ethical challenges introduced by technologies in a more structured way.
We will discuss exemplary ethical challenges of current and upcoming technologies, e.g., in the field of Industrial Engineering and Management, like artificial intelligence, drones, self-driving cars, or human enhancement technologies. In addition, some central ethical theories and approaches to analyse and address them are discussed in the lectures.
Lastly, the course introduces how to write a brief, well-structured and well-argued essay about a concrete ethical issue regarding one of these technologies. 

Assignment: In pairs, you will write an essay on an ethical challenges regarding a technological development, preferably in the IEM field.
Participating study
Bachelor Technische Bedrijfskunde
Module
Module 3
Verplicht materiaal
-
Aanbevolen materiaal
-
Werkvormen
Hoorcollege
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Workshop
AanwezigheidsplichtJa

Toetsen
Skills

Ethics and Philosophy

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