Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2017Year School/Graduate School School of Engineering
Lecture Code K8053040 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 産業技術と技術者の倫理
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Industry, Technology and Engineer's Ethics
フジモト ユキオ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues5-6:ENG 104
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
【More Details】
Lecture, Discussion, Presentation 
Credits 2 Class Hours/Week   Language on Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 25 : Integrated Engineering
Eligible Students  
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Criterion referenced
Vehicle and Environmental Systems
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Cultural subjects: Acquiring general knowledge from viewpoints of Nature, Human and Society Science, and the understanding of a sense of ethics.
(Abilities and Skills)
・Cultural subjects: The ability of multilaterally thinking of matters from viewpoints of Nature, Human and Society Science. 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The objective of this class is to study of ethical issues by lectures and group discussions.
And, this lecture will cultivate the specific response capabilities related to ethical issues.
Class Schedule lesson1  Ethics code and obligation of engineer
lesson2  Mistake on the job and ethics violation
lesson3  Ethics and environmental issues
lesson4  Essence of professional engineers
lesson5  Voluntary investigation (The need for engineering ethics, History of "Winner is justice", Ethics of consistency in the global society)
lesson6  Ethics related to safety
lesson7  Groupthink and autonomy of engineers
lesson8  Entrepreneurship
lesson9  Whistleblower, product liability law and intellectual property right
lesson10  Ethics for the improvement of engineers status
lesson11  Study of group research report challenges
lesson12  Investigations of group report challenges
lesson13  Presentation of survey results
lesson14  Presentation of survey results
lesson15  Presentation of survey results 
The materials are instructes at every lecture. 
PC or AV used in
Visual materials (PC) 
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Enough preparation, group discussions and review is necessary for report and presentation. 
Grading Method Weekly class attendance and report and presentation results   
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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