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Engineering has always been human-centered through the technologies we provide to enrich and make our lives more convenient. The engineering code of ethics uphold that engineers should put “the safety, health, and welfare of the public” first. However, we argue that the code of ethics is not enough, and that we need to reinforce human-centered design in engineering education through designerly ways of thinking, reflective practices, and being more student-centered.
Shannon, Rachel, "The Challenges of Engineering Education, Engineering Practice, Code of Ethics, and Social Justice" (2020). ASEE North Midwest Section Annual Conference 2020 Poster Presentations. 2.