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MAHENDRA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, SALEM-636 106

DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRONICS AND COMMUNICATION ENGINEERING LESSON PLAN (ACADEMIC YEAR 2012-2013) Subject Name : Professional Ethics & Human Values Subject Code : Name of the Faculty : Er.D.Balaji Objective: To create an awareness on Engineering Ethics and Human Values. To instill Moral and social values and loyalty. To appreciate the rights of others. To impart knowledge about engineering as social experimentation. To impart training on safety, responsibilities, rights and other global issues. Branch : ECE Year/Sem : IV/VII-A

Text Books: 1. Mike Martin and Ronald Schinzinger, Ethics in Engineering, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1996. 2. Govindarajan M, Natarajan S., Senthil Kumar V. S., Engineering Etics, Printice Hall of India, New Delhi 2004. Reference books: 1. Charles F Fledderman, Engineering Ethics, Pearson education/ Prestise Hall, New Jersey 2004 (Indian Reprint) 2. Charles E Harris, Michael S. Protchard and Michael J Rabins, :Engineering ethics Concepts and cases, Wadsworth Thompson Learning, US 2000 (Indian Reprint) 3. John R Boatright, Ethics and conduct of Business, Pearson education, New Delhi, 2003 4. Edmund G Seebauer and Robert L Barry, Fundamentals of Ethics for Scientists and Engineers, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2001

Unit I: HUMAN VALUES

Target hours: 10

Morals, Values and Ethics Integrity Work Ethic Service Learning Civic Virtue Respect for Others Living Peacefully caring Sharing Honesty Courage Valuing Time Co-operation Commitment Empathy Self-confidence Character Spirituality. Session No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Period required 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Topics to be covered Introduction to Professional Ethics Morals Values and Ethics Integrity and Work ethics Service Learning, Civic Virtues Respect for others, peace and harmony Honesty, Courage Valuing Time, Co-operation, Commitment Empathy, Self confidence, Character and Spirituality Summary of Human Values Time Books allocation Referred 50 min TB - 1 (1-10) 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min TB - 1 (15-23) TB- 2 (53-59) TB- 1 (50-52) TB- 1 (40-47) TB- 1 (46-47) TB- 1 (41-46 ) Lecture Notes Lecture Notes TB- 1 (36) Teaching Methods Black Board Black Board Black Board Black Board Black Board Black Board Black Board Black Board Black Board Black Board

Date

9 10

1 1

50 min

Unit II: ENGINEERING ETHICS

Target hours: 09

Senses of Engineering Ethics variety of moral issues types of inquiry moral dilemmas moral autonomy Kohlbergs theory Gilligans theory consensus and controversy Models of Professional roles theories about right action Self-interest customs and religion uses of ethical theories Session No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Date Period required 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 Topics to be covered Senses of Engineering Ethics Variety of inquiry Moral dilemmas, moral autonomy Kohlbergs theory & Gilligans theory Consensus and Controversy Models for professional roles Theories of right action, self interest Customs and religion Uses of ethical theories Time Books Teaching allocation Referred Methods TB- 1 50 min Black (3-5) Board 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min
TB- 2 (34-37) TB- 2 (45-49) TB- 2 (41-43) TB- 1 (22-23) TB- 1 (3949) TB- 1 (51-62) TB- 1 (63-67) TB- 1 (70-75)

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Unit III: ENGINEERING AS SOCIAL EXPERIMENTATION Target hours: 09

Engineering as experimentation engineers as responsible experimenters codes of ethics balanced outlook on law the challenger case study Session No 1 2 3 4 5 6 Date Period required 1 2 1 2 1 1 Topics to be covered Engineering as experimentation Engineers as responsible experimenters Codes of Ethics Balanced outlook on Law The challenger case study Summary of Engineering as Social Experimentation Time Books Teaching allocation Referred Methods TB- 1 (81- Black 50 min 88) Board TB- 1 50 min Black (89-94) Board 50 min 50 min 50 min 50 min
TB- 1 (105-110) TB- 1 (113-120) TB- 1 (124) TB- 1 (122)

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Unit IV: SAFETY, RESPONSIBILITIES AND RIGHTS

Target hours: 09

Safety and risk assessment of safety and risk risk benefit analysis and reducing risk the Three Mile island and Chernobyle case studies. Collegiality and loyalty respect for others collective bargaining confidentiality conflicts of interest occupational crime professional rights employee rights intellectual property rights discrimination Session No 1 2 3 Date Period required 1 1 1 Topics to be covered Safety and Risk Assessment of safety and risk Risk benefit analysis and reducing risk Disaster Case study Three mile island & Chernobyl Collegiality and loyalty & Respect for authority & Collective bargaining Confidentiality, Conflicts of interest Occupational crime, Professional rights Employee rights, Intellectual property Rights Discrimination Time Books Teaching allocation Referred Methods TB- 1 50 min Black (129-137) Board TB- 1 50 min Black (141-148) Board TB- 1 50 min Black (151-162) Board 50 min
TB- 1 (177-179)

Black Board Black Board

50 min

TB- 1 (189-207)

50 min 50 min 50 min

6 7

1 1

TB- 1 (209-223) TB- 1 (224-244) TB- 1 (264-272) TB- 2 (108) TB- 1 (273-283)

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8 9

1 1

50 min

Unit V: GLOBAL ISSUES

Target hours: 08

Multinational corporations Environmental ethics computer ethics weapon development engineers as managers consulting engineers engineers as expert witness and advisor moral leadership sample code of ethics . Session No 1 Date Period required 1 Topics to be covered Multinational Corporations, Environmental ethics Weapons development, Engineers as managers, consulting engineers Engineers as expert witness and advisors Moral leadership sample code of ethics Time Books Teaching allocation Referred Methods 50 min TB- 1 Black (291Board 318) 50 min TB- 1 (332364) Black Board

50 min 50 min 50 min

3 4 5 6 7

1 1 2 1 1

Summary of Safety 50 min Issues Summary of 50 min Global issues

TB- 1 (367373) TB- 1 (375380) TB- 1 (397415) TB- 1 (181) TB- 1 (343)

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Faculty in charge

HOD

PRINCIPAL