publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

Universal Design in the Technology Education Curriculum: Experiences from Norway

Sandnes, Frode Eika; Eika, Evelyn;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: The Design Society
  • Country: Norway
Abstract
In recent decades the engineering and technology education curriculum has changed from being purely technical oriented towards being more socially aware. In addition, to adequately master technologies and subsequent technical problem solving, engineers need to be alert to potential social impacts of their work and reflect upon their decisions accordingly . Most engineering studies have included elements of ethics for some time. During the last decade, environmental issues including renewable technology have gained an increasing emphasis. A growing trend is that legislation in various countries requires that the presence of universal design, being it the physical...
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free text keywords: Universal design, Engineering educations, Social responsibility
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2017

Universal Design in the Technology Education Curriculum: Experiences from Norway

Sandnes, Frode Eika; Eika, Evelyn;