PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN CONSTITUTION | DIPLOMA

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Course Title: PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN CONSTITUTION

Scheme (L:T:P) : 4:0:0

Total Contact Hours: 52

Course Code:

15ME44T

Type of Course: Lectures, Self Study& Quiz

Credit :04

Core/ Elective:

Core

CIE- 25 Marks                                                                                                         SEE- 100 Marks

 

Prerequisites: Enthusiasm to learn the subject

 

 Course Objectives:                                                                                                    

 

1.       To create an awareness on Engineering Ethics and Human Values.

2.       To instill Moral and Social Values and Loyalty.

3.       Create awareness among engineers about their social responsibilities

4.       Appreciate the Ethical issues

5.       To Know the Human rights and concept of women empowerment

6.       To know features of our constitution.

 

 Course Outcomes:                                                                                                    

 


78.


On successful completion of the course, the students will be able to attain CO:


Course Outcome

CL

Linked PO

Teaching Hrs

CO1

Practice the moral values that ought to

guide the Engineering profession.

R/U

5,6,7,8,10

10

 

CO2

Discover of the set of justified moral

principles of obligation, ideals that ought to be endorsed by the engineers and apply them to concrete situations

U/A

 

5,7,8,10

 

09

CO3

Know the definitions of risk and

safety also discover different factors that affect the perception of risk

R/U

5,6,7,10

05

 

CO4

Appreciate the Ethical issues and

Know the code of ethics adopted in various professional body‟s and industries

R/U

 

5,6,7,10

 

06

CO5

Justify the need for protection of

human rights and to know about concept of women empowerment

R/U

5,6,7,8,10

8

CO6

Know the successful functioning of

democracy in India

R/U

5,6,7,9,10

14

 

 

Total sessions

52

Legend: R; Remember, U: Understand A: Application


COURSE-PO ATTAINMENT MATRIX

 

Course

Programme Outcomes

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

PROFESSIONAL ETHICS & INDIAN

CONSTITUTION

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

3

 

2

 

3

 

Level 3- Highly Addressed, Level 2-Moderately Addressed, Level 1-Low Addressed.

Method is to relate the level of PO with the number of hours devoted to the COs which address the given PO. If >40% of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is addressed at Level 3

If 25 to 40% of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is addressed at Level 2 If 5 to 25% of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is addressed at Level 1 If < 5% of classroom sessions addressing a particular PO, it is considered that PO is considered not-addressed.

 

COURSE CONTENT AND BLUE PRINT OF MARKS FOR SEE

Unit No

 

Unit Name

Hour

Questions to be set for SEE

Marks weightage

weightage (%)

R

U

A

 

 

1

HUMAN VALUES

10

15

15

-

30

21

 

2

ENGINEERING ETHICS

09

10

15

-

25

17

 

 

3

SAFETY, RESPONSIBILITIES OF ENGINEERS

 

05

05

-

10

15

11

 

 

4

ETHICAL ISSUES IN ENGINEERING PRACTICE

 

06

05

05

5

15

11

5

HUMAN RIGHTS

8

 

15

5

20

13

 

6

INDIAN CONSTITUTION

14

 

25

15

40

27

 

Total

52

35

75

35

145

100

Legend: R; Remember, U: Understand A: Application


Text Box: UNITI: HUMAN VALUES	10Hrs

 

Professional Ethics-Objectives of study of professional ethics-Human values- Definition of Morals and Ethics-Difference between Morality and Ethics-Values-Definition-Types of values- Definition of Integrity- Concept of Work Ethic- Service Learning- Definition Virtues-Definition-Civic Virtue-Duties and Rights - Respect for Others – Attitude and values, opinions-changing attitude-beliefs-Reliability-Living Peacefully-Means to be adopted for leaving                        peacefully-Caring-Sharing-Honesty-ValuingTime-Co-operation-Commitment- Empathy-Self-Confidence-Spirituality.

Text Box: UNTII: ENGINEERING ETHICS	09Hrs


 

Engineering ethics-Definition-Approach-Senses of Engineering Ethics-variety of moral issues– Inquiry-Types-Moral dilemmas-Steps to solve dilemma-Moral autonomy –Definition- consensus & controversy –Profession-Definition–Ethical theories-Theories about right action Personality–Self control- Self-interest –Self respect.

Text Box: UNITIII: SAFETY, RESPONSIBILITIES OF ENGINEERS	05Hrs


 

Safety and risk-definition- - assessment of safety and risk - risk benefit analysis and reducing risk –Personal risk-Public risk-Reducing risk-Voluntary Risk-Collegiality and loyalty– Authority-Types- collective bargaining -occupational crime –Responsibility of engineers– Types-Social responsibility-Professional responsibility-confidentiality-conflicts of interest- liability

Text Box: UNIT IV:ETHICAL ISSUES IN ENGINEERING PRACTICE	06Hrs


 

Ethical issues–Industrial standards-Environmental ethics –Plastic waste disposal-E-Waste Disposal-Semi conductor waste Disposal-Industrial waste disposal-Human centred environmental ethics- computer ethics –Types of issues-Computer as the Instrument and Object of Unethical Acts -Engineers as managers-Codes of ethics-Sample code of Ethics like

-Institution of Engineers(India)-Institute of Electrical & Electronics engineers- Institute of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers - Indian Institute of Materials Management.

 

 

Text Box: UNIT V: HUMAN RIGHTS	8 Hrs


 

Human Rights-Definition-constitutional provisions-right to life and liberty-Human Rights of Women-Discrimination against women- steps that are to be taken to eliminate discrimination against women in Education, employment, health care, Economic and social life, Women in rural areas- Status of Women in India - Constitutional Safeguards - Dowry Prohibition act 1961- Domestic violence act 2005- Sexual harassment at work place bill 2006-Human Rights of Children- Who is a child- list the Rights of the Child- Right to education--Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act(POCSO)-2012- National Human Rights Commission- Constitution- Powers and function of the Commission-Employee rights- Provisions made- Contractual-Non contractual employee rights-Whistle blowing-definition-Aspects-Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)–Meaning-Need for protection- Briefly description of concept of patents, Copy right, Trade mark.


Text Box: UNIT VI: INDIAN CONSTITUTION	14Hrs

 

Introduction to constitution of India-Formation and Composition of the Constituent Assembly-Salient features of the Constitution-Preamble to the Indian Constitution Fundamental Rights- Fundamental Duties-Directive principles of state policy.

Parliamentary system of governance- Structure of Parliament- Lokhasabha and Rajyasabha - Functions of parliament- Legislative ,Executive, Financial Function, Powers of Loksabha and Rajya Sabha- Procedure followed in parliament in making law-Structure of union executive- Power and position of President, Vice President, Prime minister and council of ministers. Structure of the judiciary: Jurisdiction and functions of Supreme Court, high court, and subordinate courts

Federalism in the Indian constitution, Division of Powers- Union list, State list and concurrent list, Structure of state legislation, Legislative assembly and Legislative council, Functions of state legislature, Structure of state executive-Powers and positions of Governor,

,Speaker, Deputy Speaker, Chief Minister and council of minister.

Local    self    government-    meaning-Threetiersystem-Villagepanchayath-Talukpanchayath- Zillapanchayath-Local bodies-Municipalities and Corporations, Bruhath mahanagara Palike. Functions of Election commission, UPSC, KPSC.

 

¨TEXT BOOKS

1.  Naagarazan, R.S. , “Professional Ethics and Human Values “ New age International http://www.imd.inder.cu/adjuntos/article/524/Professional%20Ethics%20and%20Hu man%20Values.pdf

2. Charles D. Fleddermann, "Engineering Ethics", Pearson Education / Prentice Hall,

 

3. NCERT_Indian_Constitution_at_Work_Political_Science_Class_11_www.upscport al.com (1)

 

REFERENCES

1. Govindarajan M, Natarajan S, Senthil Kumar V. S, “Engineering Ethics”, Prentice HallofIndia,NewDelhi,2004.

2.  Charles E Harris, Michael S. Protchard and Michael J Rabins, "Engineering Ethics

- Concepts and Cases", Wadsworth Thompson Learning, United States, 2000

3.   John R Boatright, "Ethics and the 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

5. Mike Martin and Roland Schinzinger, "Ethics in Engineering", McGraw-Hill, New York, 1996.

6.     Introduction to the Constitution of India- Dr.Durga Das Basu

7.     Empowerment of rural women in India-Hemalatha H.M and RameshwariVarma,HemaPrakashana.

Text Box: LIST OF LEARNING WEBSITES:


1.     http://www.imd.inder.cu/adjuntos/article/524/Professional%20Ethics%20and%20Human

%20Values.pdf

2.     http://www.course.sdu.edu.cn/G2S/eWebEditor/uploadfile/20131017113401956.pdf


 SUGGESTED LIST OF STUDENT CASE STUDY                                                                                                    

Note: The following or similar Case study related for assessing CIE (IA) for 10 marks

1

Teacher form the group of 5- 6 students, Ask to think by each student, about an important value acquired from their child hood and the value still retained with them and value they rejected. Ask to share the values retained and explore what has made to reject some values.

Make report

2

The construction company wants to make a feasibility study of a proposed ring road near your city. It hires Civil engineer for this purpose. The engineer learns that the project would have a very negative impact in term of pollution, economy, and lives of low income rural population. The Engineer had no intention of divulge the information

during public hearings. What should the Engineer as Adviser to do? Make report

3

The computer engineer develops a computer program used as a tool in developing other programs assigned to him. He uses the facilities of the company to develop the program. He changes jobs and takes the only copy of the first program with him for

use in his new job. Will it be a violation of the employer‟s right? Does he require previous employer‟s permission before using it on the new job? Make report

4

A manufacturing enterprise pays their Technicians Trainees overtime salary and a handsome bonus to work during a strike period. The strike was organized by the union against the unsafe working conditions of the plant. You, considered as a Technician trainee, believe that the conditions may be unsafe even though no government regulations apply. What will you do? Make report

Options:

1.       Refuse to work, because thinking that the allegations of the union have merit

2.       Refuse to work because believing that breaking the strike is unethical.

3.       Continue to work, because he feels this is an obligation to the employees

4.       Continue to work because it will help clear some of his pending commitments

5.       Work, because otherwise Management is likely to be fired and cannot get alternate job.

5

A woman who was driving a car was involved in an accident. The vehicle dashed against the divider. She had fallen unconscious. You are passing by your vehicle. She is known to you, alive and stable. You are going to appear for an interview for Air Force recruitment.

Is it (or) is it not your duty to save her from suffering? You are likely to fulfill a duty of protecting the country. What you will do .Apply Ethical theory on this situation.

Make report

6

Teacher form the group of 5- 6 students, Ask to Visit local general hospital/leading Nursing homes. Ask them to observe how their hospital wastes being disposed. Will they follow the safe disposable measures? Assess how it will violate their

environmental ethics. Make report

 

  MORE SUGGESTED CASE STUDY FOR UNDERSTANDING THE COURSE                                                                                                    

Case Studies: Study the cases given in text book Vide page number 120 to page number 138: Naagarazan, R.S “Professional Ethics and Human Values “New age International (E-link

:http://www.imd.inder.cu/adjuntos/article/524/Professional%20Ethics%20and%20Human%20V alues.pdf ) and analyzes the ethical issues and comment on what one should do. State ethical principles, codes of ethics of professional societies, to support your comments.

 Course Delivery:                                                                                                    

·       The course will be delivered through lectures and Power point presentations/ Video

·       Teachers can encourage the students to take case study and make the report of the same.


Course Assessment and Evaluation Scheme:

 

What

To

who m

When/Where

(Frequency in the course)

Max

Mark s

Evidence collected

Course outcomes

Direct Assessment

CIE

IA

Students

Three tests (Average of three tests to be

computed)

 

20

 

Blue books

 

1,2,3,4,5,6

One Case study

05

Report

1,2,3,4,5,6

 

 

Total

25

 

 

SEE

End

Exam

End of the course

100

Answer scripts

at BTE

1,2,3,4,5,6

Indirect Assessment

Student Feedback on

course

Students

Middle of the course

 

Feedback forms

1 & 2,3 Delivery of course

End of Course Survey

End of the course

 

 

 

Questionnaires

1,2,3,4,5,6

Effectiveness of Delivery of instructions & Assessment

Methods

Note: I.A. test shall be conducted for 20 marks. After taking average of three tests marks, any decimals shall be rounded off to the next higher digit.

Example only: RUBRICS/CRITERIA FOR ASSESSING STUDENT’s CASE STUDY (5 Students in a group).

 

 

Dimension

Scale

Students Score

Unsatisfactory 1

Developing 2

Satisfactory 3

Good 4

Exemplary

5

1

2

3

4

5

1. Research and

Does not

Collects very

Collects basic

Collects more

Collects a

 

 

 

 

 

gather data

collect

limited

information,

information,

great deals

 

information

information

relate to topic

information,

some relate

most refer to

the topic

most refer to the

topic

of

information,

3

 

 

to topic

 

 

all refer to

 

 

 

 

 

 

the topic

 

2.Full fills

Does notable to

slightly able

Not precisely

Precisely Able

Excellent in

 

 

 

 

 

teams roles and

interpret data

to interpret

able to

to interpret

interpreting

 

data

interpretation

perform any

duties assigned

data and

Performs

interpret data

and Performs

Data and

Performs almost

data and

Performs all

4

 

to the team role

very little

nearly all

all duties

duties of

 

 

 

duties

duties

 

assigned

 

 

 

 

 

 

team roles

 

3.Shares work

Always relies

Rarely does

Usually does

Always does the

Always

 

 

 

 

 

equally

on others to do

the assigned

the assigned

assigned work,

does the

 

 

the work

work, often

needs

work, rarely

needs

rarely needs

reminding.

assigned

work,

5

 

 

reminding

reminding

 

without

 

 

 

 

 

 

needing

 

 

 

 

 

 

reminding

 

4. Listen to

Is always

Usually does

Listens, but

Listens and talks

Listens and

 

 

 

 

 

other team

talking, never

most of the

sometimes talk

a little more

talks a fare

 

mates and able

to conclude

allows anyone

to else to speak

talking,

rarely allows

too much and

able to infer

than needed and

able to precisely

amount and

excellently

2

 

not able to infer

and the

 

conclude

conclude

 

 

 

others to

 

 

this opinion

 

 

 

speak and

 

 

 

 

 

 

slightly able

 

 

 

 

 

 

to infer

 

 

 

 

Grand Average/Total

 

14/4=3.5 ~ 4

 

 

 

 


FORMAT OF I A TEST QUESTION PAPER (CIE)

 

Questions for CIE and SEE will be designed to evaluate the various educational components (Bloom’s taxonomy) such as:

Sl. No

Bloom’s Category

% in Weightage

1

Remembering

35

2

Understanding

50

3

Application

10

4

Analysis (activities)

05

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